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Premium Assured Heifer Sales Set For Spring

Livestock Update, March 2006

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

Over 600 Virginia Premium Assured (VAPAH) commercial heifers will be offered in five sales this spring. In addition, several groups of producers are offering VAPAH commercial heifers at private treaty. VA Premium Assured Heifers are elite replacement heifers that have been screened for physical defects, passed a reproductive exam, have a certified health program, and were selected for genetic merit. Bred VAPAH commercial heifers are bred to bulls that are calving ease but above average for growth. For more information on VAPAH commercial heifers & sales see the website at or contact John B. Hall at 540-231-9153.

Sale Location Date Time No. Of Heifers Bred Open Contact
G&E Female Sale G&E Performance Test Center, Gretna, VA March 25, 2006 12:00 Noon 100 X X George Winn 434-489-4458
Buckingham Cattlemen's Assoc. Lynchburg Livestock Market Lynchburg, VA March 30, 2006 7:00 p.m. 150 X Mark Davis 434-969-4261
Winchester Elite SaleFarmer's Livestock ExchangeApr. 5, 20067:00 p.m.40XXJacob Steger 540-955-5164
Central VA Cattlemen's Assoc. Culpeper Ag. Enterprises, Culpeper, VA Apr. 7, 2006 2:00 p.m. 75 X Steve Hopkins 540-672-1361
Amelia County Cattlemen's Assoc. Knollcrest Farms, Red House, VA Apr. 8, 2006 2:30 p.m. 150 X Mike Henry 804-561-1897
VA Beef Expo Commercial Heifer Sale Rockingham Co. Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg VA Apr. 14, 2006 1:00 pm 150 X X John Hall 540-231-9153
Private Treaty Sales:
Tucker Family Farms Piney River, VA X Bill Tucker 434-277-5059
Central VA Cattlemen's Assoc. Orange, VA X Steve Hopkins 540-672-1361

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