AICA Seeking Assistant Recording Secretary/Data Coordinator
The Assistant Recording Secretary/Data Coordinator will work closely with the Recording Secretary in the registering and transferring of Charolais cattle. This position will also be responsible for coordinating genomic data submission from breeders and ensuring this data is received by the genomic lab at Neogen. Please send resumes to Recording Secretary, Maggie Smithee, firstname.lastname@example.org
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2022 Char-Cation AIJCA Junior National Results
Thank you to the sponsors, exhibitors, planning committee and families that attended the 2022 AIJCA Junior National Show Leadership Conference in Grand Island, Nebraska.
for press releases, links to photos and backdrop order forms, videos of the show and more.
July 2022 EPDS
The July 2022 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 2022 EPD release. For current breed averages, tables and animal search, click here.
Registration and Enrollment Fees Increase
As of January 1, 2022, AICA fees will increase as noted below.
The July 2022 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 2022 EPD release. For current breed averages, tables and animal search, click here. Click Here to view the workorder reflecting the new fee schedule
. If you have membership, registration, or transfer questions, please contact Maggie Smithee @ 816-464-2474 x401 or email@example.com
Registration and Performance Plus Registry Fees:
|Purebred, Percentage & Charbray Registrations
|0-4 months of age
|Over 24 Months
Whole Herd Reward Fees
|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.
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.