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SALE DATES ANNOUNCED FOR ANGUSSOURCE® TAGGED CALVES

To assist Angus producers in capturing added value from their participation in AngusSource®, the American Angus AssociationSM announces several fall sale dates. These scheduled sales will group AngusSource® tagged calves as well as other age- and source-verified calves.

Current industry reports document $15-$25 per head premiums are being realized for age- and source-verified cattle. Reports indicate the genetic verification of Angus calves, such as AngusSource, are adding an additional $30 per head* more than non-Angus calves. In addition, AngusSource tagged calves have the opportunity to qualify for Certified Angus Beef® regardless of hide color.

Numerous AngusSource Value-Added Feeder Calf Sales are scheduled in four states, and the sale dates and locations are listed:

Sept. 29      Fort Scott Livestock Market, Fort Scott, Kan.

Oct. 9      Woodward Livestock Auction, Woodward, Okla.

Oct. 12      Woodward Livestock Auction, Woodward, Okla.

Oct. 16      Staunton Union Stockyards, Staunton, Va.

(Virginia Angus Association & Shen-Valley Angus Association AngusSource only) Sale at 6 p.m.

Oct. 22      Pratt Livestock, Inc., Pratt, Kan.

Oct. 20      Fort Scott Livestock Market, Fort Scott, Kan.

Oct. 29      Pratt Livestock, Inc., Pratt, Kan.

Oct. 26      St. Onge Livestock Co., St. Onge, S.D.

Oct. 29      Faith Livestock Commission Co., Faith, S.D.

Nov. 5      Pratt Livestock, Inc., Pratt, Kan.

Nov. 1      Russell Livestock Exchange, Russell, Kan.

Nov. 12      Pratt Livestock, Inc., Pratt, Kan.

Nov. 10      Fort Scott Livestock Market, Fort Scott, Kan.

Nov. 13      Woodward Livestock Auction, Woodward, Okla.

Nov. 16      Woodward Livestock Auction, Woodward, Okla.

Dec. 6      Russell Livestock Exchange, Russell, Kan.

Participating livestock auction markets are currently taking consignments for calves that qualify for these sales. For further information, contact Ty Groshans, Director, Commercial Programs at American Angus Association tgroshans@angus.org or 816-383-5193.

The American Angus Association, with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo., provides programs and services to more than 34,000 members and thousands of commercial cattle producers. Its entities include Angus Productions Inc., Certified Angus Beef LLC, and Angus Genetics, Inc. (wholly owned subsidiaries) and the Angus Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that supports education, youth and research.

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