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Virginia Charolais Field Day
Saturday, August 28, 1999

Livestock Update, August 1999

Dan E. Eversole, Extension Animal Specialist, Virginia Tech

The Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech will be hosting the Virginia Charolais Field Day on Saturday, August 28, 1999, at the Beef Cattle Center in Blacksburg, VA. An excellent program and free BBQ lunch have been planned for your enjoyment. Please make your plans now to attend the State Charolais Field Day.

Field Day Agenda
10:00 a.m. - Noon   Registration
10:30 a.m. - NoonCharolais Judging Contest & Tour of the Beef Teaching Facilities
Noon - 1:00 p.m. BBQ Lunch (Served by students from the Block and Bridle Club)
1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Welcome - Dr. Gary Minish, Head
1:15 - 1:30 p.m. Comments from American-International Charolais Association
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Body Condition Scoring Workshop - Dr. Dan Eversole, Milyssa Browne, Richard Dietz
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Electronic Heat Detection System - Dr. Dan Eversole, Chad Joines, Christie McAvoy
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Awards & Recognition for Judging Contest Winners - Dr. Dan Eversole

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