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|