NOTICE TO OUR MEMBERSHIP
The AICA/CPI staff will be adhering to the “Stay at Home” order put in place by the city of Kansas City and Platte County, Missouri to fight the coronavirus. For the next 30 days, we will be working from our homes. Please use e-mail to contact the staff, as we will not be in the office to answer the phones. We will respond to all your questions and continue to register/transfer cattle. Please use the on-line system whenever possible. During this time, we will not however be printing print certificates. Mail will be picked up but not opened on a regular basis. The Charolais Journal publication will continue to operate on a regular production schedule. We appreciate your patience through this unpredictable time.
Junior National Show & Leadership Conference July 5-10
Junior National Entries are Open for #charBOOM! The AIJCA and South Dakota Planning Committee are excited to invite you to Brookings this summer, July 5-10. Click here for complete rules, details entry forms.
Please note the entry deadlines have been extended to May 15 and May 25. At this time, we have full intentions of hosting the event. However, the AICA is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic as the health of our junior members and their families is our top priority.
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!
MARCH 2020 EPDS
The March 2020 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 2020 EPD release. For current breed averages, tables and animal 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, email@example.com
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.