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Eastern Stud Ram Show and Sale Scheduled for June 14-15

Livestock Update, May 2003

Scott Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, VA Tech

The 2003 Eastern Stud Ram Show and Sale will be held at the Augusta Expoland near Staunton, June 13 and 14. This annual event draws breeders from Virginia and across the United States. The show will be held on Friday, June 13 beginning at 8:00 a.m. The show order is as follows: Hampshires, Southdowns, Dorsets, Suffolks, Wether Sires and Dams, and club lambs. The sale begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 14. Sale order will be the same as show order. Yearling rams and ewes (born 9/1/01 to 8/31/02) of each breed will sell, as well as fall-born ram and ewe lambs (born 9/1/02 to 12/31/02) and spring-born ram and ewe lambs (born 1/1/03 and after). For more information contact the Virginia Sheep Producers Association, phone 540-231-9163.

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