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Virginia Charolais Field Day and State Sale

Livestock Update, October 2001

Dan E. Eversole, Extension Animal Scientist, VA Tech

Friday, November 2, 2001

The Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech will be hosting the Virginia Charolais Field Day and State Sale on Friday, November 2, 2001 at the Beef Cattle Center in Blacksburg, VA. An excellent program and free BBQ lunch have been planned for your enjoyment. Please make your plans now to attend the State Charolais Field Day and Fall Herd Improvement Sale.

Field Day Agenda

10 AM -- Registration Begins

10 AM - Noon -- Bovine Embryo Transfer -

Dr. Randall Hinshaw, Ashby Embryos
Dr. Dan Eversole, Dept. of Animal & Poultry Sciences

Noon - 1 PM -- BBQ Lunch (Served by students from the Block and Bridle Club)

1 PM - 1:30 PM -- Introductions and Welcome

Dr. Dan Eversole, Dept. of Animal and Poultry Sciences
Dr. Mark McCann, Department Head
Mr. William Thompson, VCA President
Dr. Richard Clark, AICA President
Mr. Robert Tibbs, AICA Treasurer
Mr. Ralph Reynolds, AICA Director

1:30 PM - 2 PM -- Sire Selection by the Commercial Cattleman -

Dr. Robert Williams, AICA Director of Breed Improvement and Foreign Marketing

2 PM - 2:45 PM -- Sire Selection Workshop -

Dr. Robert Williams and Dr. Dan Eversole

2:45 PM - 3 PM -- Door Prizes -

Dr. Dan Eversole

3 PM - 4 PM -- View of Sale Cattle

4 PM -- Fall Herd Improvement Sale

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