​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.


Tues, May 21
​Record on-test weight and hip height

​Tues., June 18
​Record 28-day weights; board of directors meeting

June 18-21
Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium & Convention, Brookings, South Dakota

​Thurs., July 11
Ultrasound older bulls

​Tues., July 23
​Record 63-day weights; registration numbers and weaning data due; final payment due

​Tues., August 20
​Record 91-day weights; preliminary soundness screening
(Note: Videotaping of bulls will take place at a later date)

Mon., September 16
Ultrasound younger bulls

Mon., September 23
​Record off-test weights; measure hip height and scrotal circumference; TB injection

​Thurs., September 26
​Breeding soundness evaluation; freeze brand; read TB test

Sat., October 19
​84th IBEP Bull Sale and Springville Feeder Auction Association Cow and Heifer Sale, Springville Feeder Auction, 2:00 pm

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


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