You've reached the Virginia Cooperative Extension Newsletter Archive. These files cover more than ten years of newsletters posted on our old website (through April/May 2009), and are provided for historical purposes only. As such, they may contain out-of-date references and broken links.

To see our latest newsletters and current information, visit our website at

Newsletter Archive index:

Virginia Cooperative Extension -
 Knowledge for the CommonWealth

Culpeper BCIA Bulls Sell April 9

Livestock Update, April 1999

Scott Greiner, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech

The 41st Annual Culpeper BCIA Performance Tested Bull Sale will be held Friday, April 9 at 2:00 p.m. at the Culpeper Agricultural Enterprises at Culpeper, Virginia. The sale will have approximately 81 bulls which will represent the top two-thirds of the 117 bulls tested at Glenmary Farm near Rapidan, Virginia. Angus, Charolais, Polled Hereford, Salers, and Simmental bulls will sell. Each bull will have a complete performance record including birth, weaning, and yearling weights, test gain, frame score, and scrotal circumference. Expected Progeny Differences (EPD) will also be available, as well as ultrasound measurements of carcass traits. The Culpeper Central Bull Test Station and Sale is sponsored by the Virginia Beef Cattle Improvement Association headquartered in Blacksburg, Va. The breeders who have consigned bulls are all members of Virginia BCIA. For more information, contact Virginia BCIA, Dept. of Animal & Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 24061, 540-231-9163. For sale catalogs, contact VA Sale Services, phone 540-337-3001.

Visit Virginia Cooperative Extension