OCA members to offer replacement female sale

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ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Members of the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association will sell more than 90 consignments in the OCA Replacement Female Sale Nov. 28, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Muskingum Livestock Auction Company facility in Zanesville.

Consignments include approximately 30 mature cows, less than five years of age, and approximately 60 bred heifers. Breeds represented will include Angus, Gelbvieh x Angus, Hereford x Angus, Limousin, Maine-Anjou x Angus, Shorthorn, Simmental, Simmental x Angus, and crossbred.

Service sires represented include Angus, Charolais, Gelbvieh, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Red Angus, Shorthorn and Simmental.
Now is an excellent time for producers to add quality replacement heifers to their herds, according to John Grimes, OSU Extension beef coordinator.

“The economic forecast for the cow-calf segment of the beef industry is very good for the next few years,” he said. “Feeder calf prices are extremely strong at this time and the future looks positive as well.”

For more information about the sale visit www.ohiocattle.org, or contact John Grimes at 937-763-6000, or grimes.1@osu.edu.

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