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Sheep Update: Virginia-North Carolina Wool Pool Delivery Dates Set

Livestock Update, June 1999

Scott Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Sheep, Virginia Tech

The Virginia-North Carolina Wool Pool will be consigning wool to Mid-States Wool Growers Cooperative Association based in Canal Winchester, Ohio. All wool will be sold on grade and yield basis for each producer. Producers are encouraged to package, handle and store their wool in an appropriate manner in order to maximize the value of their wool clip. Following is a list of local pool delivery dates, and locations where wool will be picked up by Mid-States:

June 1   Asheville, NC
June 2Sparta, NC
June 15Williams, NC
June 16Albemarle, NC
June 15Staunton, VA
June 16Monterey, VA
June 17Wytheville, VA
June 23Harrisonburg & Lexington, VA
June 23Farmville, VA
June 24Christiansburg, VA
June 25Winchester, VA
June 30Orange & Culpeper, VA
July 7Lebanon & Tazewell, VA

For more information regarding specific times and locations, contact your local Virginia Cooperative Extension Office or Scott Greiner, Virginia Tech, phone (540) 231-9159.

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