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Florida Bull Test Sale 1/19/13

2013 Florida Bull Test Sale January 19, 2013 at the NFREC Beef Unit in Marianna, FL The 13th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna.  There were 93 consignments from 33 consignors from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.  There were 38 Angus, 3 Braford, …

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Tips to Prepare for Bull Buying Season

J & W Heartbreaker 2582433 was the high selling lot at the Florida Bull Test Sale back in January. This Simmental Bull sold for $ 4,750 because of the combination of excellent muscling, growth, and feed efficiency. Doug Mayo, Jackson County Extension As the College Football season winds down there is another season that is really going …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/12/01/tips-to-prepare-for-bull-buying-season/

Upcoming AL BCIA Bull And Heifer Sales

  The 2011-12 Wiregrass Forage Based BCIA Bull Evaluation Sale is Saturday, October 27th, at the bull test site, just south of Elba.  There are 67 rugged two-year old bulls in the sale. 2012 Wiregrass Bull Sale Flyer 2012 Wiregrass BCIA Bull Sale Catalog (36 pages)   The following Saturday, November 3rd , the Alabama BCIA …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/27/upcoming-al-bcia-bull-and-heifer-sales/

Florida Bull Test Nominations Due June 15

The 2011 Florida Bull Test was a success with 62 bulls averaging 3.3 pounds per day.  For the second year, individual feed efficiency was measured with the data made available to bull sale buyers.  Bull sale prices were up about $ 500 from the previous year, and averaged  a record $ 2,860 per bull.    It is time …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/05/25/florida-bull-test-nominations-due-june-15/

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