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Wytheville Bulls Sell March 22nd

Livestock Update, March 2003

Scott P. Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, VA Tech

The 24th annual sale of Virginia BCIA Wytheville bulls will be Saturday, March 22nd at 12:00 noon at the Southwest Virginia Bull Test Station located just north of Wytheville. The sale will include 142 bulls representing the top two-thirds of the 215 bulls on test. Both fall-born senior and spring-born junior bulls will be offered. Selling will be 98 Angus, 27 Simmental, 12 Charolais, and 5 Gelbvieh. Complete performance information will be available on all bulls.

Beef producers and others who are interested are invited to visit the test station at any time and are especially invited to the Sunday afternoon Open House on March 9th, 1:30 to 5:00 pm. The SW VA Bull Test Station is located just north of Wytheville (take exit 77 off I-81, and follow Kenton Run Road located just south of the Exxon station on the access road west of the interstate).

For catalogs and detailed information on the bulls visit the website, or phone VA BCIA at 540/231-9163.

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