The 2022 AIJCA Junior National Show & Leadership Conference events in Grand Island, Nebraska are held Sunday, June 19 - Friday, June 24. Click here for schedule of events, event booklet and more.
Livestream at Junior National
Weaver Livestock Showmanship Program - Click Here.
Bred & Owned Heifer, Bull, Steer and Percentage Heifer Show Program - Click Here.
Owned Heifer Show Program - Click Here.
Watch Opening Ceremonies, Weaver Livestock Showmanship and the cattle shows here live!
Weaver Livestock Showmanship | June 22 at 8 AM | North Ring - Senior Division and PeeWee Clinic
Weaver Livestock Showmanship | June 22 at 8 AM | South Ring - Intermediate and Junior Divisions
Bred & Owned Heifers, Bulls, Steers & Percentage Heifers | June 23 at 8 AM
OWNED HEIFER SHOW | JUNE 24 AT 8 AM
March 2022 EPDS
The March 2022 Genetic Evaluation has been released. AICA is releasing genetic evaluations six times annually. April 1 is the data and genomic submission deadline for the May 2022 EPD release. For current breed averages, tables and animal search, click here.
18 months of age and older with inventory returned before April 1
18 months of age and older with inventory returned between April 2 to April 30
18 months of age and older with inventory returned after May 1
J. Neil Orth Named 2021 Saddle & Sirloin Portrait Gallery Inductee
The Saddle & Sirloin portrait gallery serves as the livestock industry's hall of fame and is one of the highest honors awarded to individuals in the livestock industry. For more details on how to contribute to The J. Neil Orth Leadership Award Fund, please click here.
Progressive Enhancement to the AICA Genetic Evaluation
The latest enhancements begin with the July 2021 AICA genetic evaluation. First, the genetic parameters utilized in generating EPDs are updated. Secondly, the growth and maternal predictions and TSI index are delivered on a beef cattle industry relevant base for genetic selection. For more details, click here.
MARKET FEEDER CALVES WITH CHARADVANTAGE
CharAdvantage is an IMI Global age, source and genetic certification program designed to add more value to Charolais-influenced feeder cattle. By enrolling in this program, you receive source, age and genetic verification in the calf crop that you are currently marketing. Click here to learn more!
COMPLETE SERIES AND INDIVIDUAL PRINTS AVAILABLE OF SEASONS OF CHAROLAIS
Call to the Herd
An Autumn Drive
White on White
Only 15 complete series left! Limited prints of each painting available. Image area of 14.5” x 18.5,” ideal for 20” x 24” frame. $150/print or $600 for entire series. Payable to ACF, includes shipping. Proceeds benefit the American Charolais Foundation – Youth & Education. To order, contact Kaitlyn Chism, 816-464-2474 ext. 201, firstname.lastname@example.org.
AICA SIRE SELECTOR TOOL
Learn how to utilize the AICA Sire Selector Tool by viewing this instructional video. The AICA Sire/Dam Selector Tool aims to identify genetics according to EPDs, TSI index and additional search parameters available.
Charolais breeders have done a great job of creating cattle with the genetic potential to get big and put on pounds. That’s good for us. We’re in the business of selling beef!” Todd Sigmon, operations manager for Dinklage Feedyards in Nebraska and Colorado, depends on Charolais and Charolais-cross cattle.