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Upcoming Sheep Sales & Events

1)      The 47th Annual Virginia Performance Tested Ram Sale, Ewe Lamb Sale, and Sheep Field Day will be held Sat, Aug 27 at the Shenandoah Valley AREC near Raphine, VA. An educational Field Day will precede the sale at 10:30 AM. Ram and ewe lamb sale starts at 1 pm, with online bidding available. Videos and catalog available Virginia Sheep Producers Assoc website   http://www.vasheepproducers.com/ or VT Sheep Extension site  https://www.apsc.vt.edu/extensionandoutreach/Sheep-Extension/sheep-programs/vt-ram-test.html

2)      The Virginia Tech Sheep Center will be hosting our 23rd annual Production Sale. This year’s sale will be exclusively online, and close on Wednesday, September 7. We will be offering Suffolk and Dorset ram lambs and ewe lambs. Attached is catalog with details. Additional information can be found on our web page https://www.apsc.vt.edu/facilities0/copenhaversheepcenter.html

3)      On Friday, Sept 23 we will be hosting a Sheep Field Day and Forage-based Ram Sale at the Southwest AREC at Glade Spring, VA. This forage-based hair sheep ram performance test includes evaluation of parasite resistance. The educational program will center around this activity, and the top end of the rams will be sold. The Field Day will begin at noon with sale to follow. Attached is flier, and more details available on our VT Sheep Extension site https://www.apsc.vt.edu/extensionandoutreach/Sheep-Extension/sheep-programs/swarec-ram-test.html

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