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Sale Dates For Va Premium Assured Heifers Announced

Livestock Update, November 2002

John B. Hall, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, VA Tech

The Virginia Premium Assured Heifer Program will conduct 11 sales in 2002-2003 which will feature over 900 heifers. Commercial heifer breeders from across Virginia have been developing heifers to meet specific health, reproductive, physical and genetic requirements of this program, and will market heifers in these sales. The sales listed below will feature VA Premium Assured Heifers. Some VA Premium Assured Heifers will be sold by private treaty.

The VA Premium Assured Heifer Program produces heifers that will meet the needs of commercial cattlemen in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region. These heifers will provide the base genetics to meet industry product targets. For more information about the VA Premium Assured Heifer Program, contact Dr. John B. Hall, Extension Beef Specialist at 540-231-9153 or For information about specific sales, contact the sale representative listed below.

VA Premium Assured Heifers Sales 2002-2003
Sale Location Date Time No. of heifers Heifer Type Sale Contact
          Bred Open  
Buckingham Cattlemen's Assoc. Annual Meeting Buckingham Correctional Cntr, Dillwyn, VA Oct. 22, 2002 4:00 pm 15   X Jim Myers 434-969-4261
VA DOC Heifer Sale Blackstone Livestock Market Blackstone, VA Nov., 2002 6:00 pm 100 X   John B. Hall 540-231-9153
VA Cattlemen's Elite Bull & Replacement Female Sale VA Livestock LLC, Front Royal VA Nov. 15, 2002 7:30 pm 150 X   Lance Kauf 540-837-1608
Holly Hill Farms Genetic Value Bull & Female Sale Holly Hill Farms, Mt. Sidney, VA Nov. 25, 2002 12:00 pm 50 X X Tom Templeton 540-234-9233
Knoll Crest Farm Performance Tested Bull & Comm. Heifer Sale Knoll Crest Farm, Red House, VA Dec. 6, 2002 12:00 pm 60   X Paul Bennett 434-376-3567
Culpeper Senior Bull Test Sale ( VAPA Heifer Sale will follow) Culpeper Ag Enterprises Culpeper, VA Dec. 14, 2002 12:00 pm 50 X   Steve Hopkins 540-672-1361
Wehrmann Angus Performance Brand Bull Sale (w/comm. heifers) Wehrmann Angus, New Market, VA Mar. 1, 2003 Call for time 75 X   Richard McClung 540-896-6545
VA Cattlemen's Elite Bull & Replacement Female Sale Farmers Livestock Exchange, Winchester, VA Early Apr., 2003 6:00 pm 150 X X Lance Kauf 540-837-1608
Culpeper Junior Bull Test Sale ( VAPA Heifer Sale will follow) Culpeper Ag Enterprises Culpeper, VA Apr. 4, 2003 2:00 pm 50 X   Steve Hopkins 540-672-1361
Amelia Co. Cattlemen's Heifer Sale at Knoll Crest Farm Bull Sate Knoll Crest Farm, Red House, VA Early Apr. 2003 Call for time 100 X X Mike Henry 804-561-2481
VA Beef Expo Commercial Heifer Sale Rockingham Co. Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg, VA Apr. 19, 2003 2:00 pm 150 X X Bill McKinnon 540-992-1009

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