NOTICE TO OUR MEMBERSHIP
Update from the AICA Headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri
AICA Staff members are excited to be back in the office full time. We appreciate your patience with us through these uncharted waters.
Junior National Show & Leadership Conference July 5-10
Charolais juniors and families are headed to Brookings for #charBOOM! For complete schedule and event information, click here
. We invite everyone to join us online and view the shows at CCi.Live. The AIJCA, South Dakota Planning Committee and Swiftel Center are confident we can host a safe and healthy environment for the Junior National, July 5-10. We understand the COVID-19 pandemic is a fluid situation. As of today, we plan to host all events in the schedule in a safe manner for our registered participants.
View Show Programs here:
• Weaver Livestock Showmanship
• Bred & Owned Heifer, Bull, Steer and Percentage Heifer Shows
• Owned Heifer Show
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!
JULY 2020 EPDS
The July 2020 Genetic Evaluation has been released. AICA is releasing genetic evaluations six times annually. August 1 is the data and genomic submission deadline for the September 2020 EPD release. For current breed averages, tables and animal search, click here
NEW: CHAROLAIS UDDER QUALITY Genetic EVALUATION
The July 2020 Genetic Evaluation has been released The July 2020 AICA National Cattle Evaluation update is the first udder quality EPD release since the AICA research was reported in 2018. The udder and teat EPDs can be accessed as part of the AICA Database Search, click here
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
. 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.