​Cattlemen's Calendar

Bull owners and county beef cattle groups are encouraged to contact IBEP to volunteer to help on weighdays/workdays shown below. Activities usually begin at 9:00 am. Bring a potential cooperator or bull buyer to give them a first-hand look at the bulls, facilities, and the central testing program.


​Mon., February 18
​Record 90-day weights

​Tues., February 19
​Ultrasound December, January, and February bulls; preliminary soundness screening; videotape all bulls

​Thurs., February 28
Indiana Forage Council's Annual Meeting & Seminar, Turkey Run State Park Inn, Marshall, IN. Annual meeting at 4:30 pm, dinner at 6:00 pm, seminar at 7:00 pm with topics "Forage Use on an Organic Farm" and "Wildlife Habitat". RSVP to Jason Tower (812-678-4427) by February 21.

​Tues., March 12
​Ultrasound March and April bulls

​Mon., March 25
​Record off-test weights; measure hip height and scrotal circumference; TB injection

​Thurs., March 28
​Breeding soundness evaluation; freeze brand; read TB test

​Thurs., April 18
​83rd IBEP Bull Sale, Springville Feeder Auction, 6:00 pm

Schedule for 2018-2019 Tests (2018 Winter and 2019 Summer)


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