September 2019 EPDs
The September 2019 Genetic Evaluation has been released. AICA is releasing genetic evaluations six times annually. October 1 is the data and genomic submission deadline for the November 2019 EPD release. For current breed averages, tables and animal search, click here.
Fall AICA Board of Directors Meeting
The AICA Fall Board of Director and Committee Meetings will be held Wednesday, October 23 and Thursday, October 24 at the Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa, Riverside, Missouri. Join fellow Charolais breeders Thursday evening for beverages and hors d’oeuvres at The Shindig held at the AICA office. A complete schedule of meetings and hotel information can be found here.
Complete Series and Individual prints available of Seasons of Charolais
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. Brett Spader of the National Center for Beef Excellence will discuss the valuable ways to utilize the AICA Sire/Dam selector to identify genetics according to EPDs, TSI index and additional search parameters at the Commercial Committee Meeting during the Spring AICA Meetings at Harrah’s North Kansas City, March 26. Click here to use the AICA Sire Selector.
CHAROLAIS—VALUE, VERSATILITY & PROFITABILITY
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.