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BCIA Culpeper Junior Bulls and CVCA Bred Heifers Sell April 7th

Livestock Update, March 2006

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

The 48th annual sale of the Virginia BCIA Culpeper Junior bulls will be Friday, April 7 at 2:00 p.m. at Culpeper Agricultural Enterprises located on Route 29 just south of Culpeper. As a special guest, the Central Virginia Cattleman's Association will sell approximately 50 bred, fall-calving Virginia Premium Assured heifers immediately following the bulls.

The sale will include 60 spring-born yearling Angus and Simmental bulls representing the top cut of the 100 bulls tested. All bulls selling qualify as sires for the Virginia Quality Assured (VQA) Purple Tag Feeder Calf Program. Complete performance information will be available on all bulls. v The CVCA consignment will include Angus-cross Virginia Premium Assured Heifers due to calve in September and October. All heifers have been developed together, and will sell in groups of two to four head. Heifers have been bred AI to low-birth weight Angus sire GAR Integrity, and sons of N Bar Prime Time D806 were used natural service as clean-up sires.

Beef producers and others who are interested are invited to visit Glenmary Farm of Rapidan, VA to view the bulls and heifers. Glenmary Farm is located at Rapidan, VA and operated by Tom and Kim Nixon, phone 540-672-7396.

For catalogs and additional information on the bulls or heifers, phone Virginia BCIA at 540-231-9163, Steve Hopkins - Extension Agent Orange County at 540-672-1361, or visit the websites or .

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