County beef cattle groups are encouraged to contact IBEP to volunteer (3-4 people) to help on weighdays/workdays shown below. Activities usually begin at 9:00 a.m. Bring a potential cooperator or bull buyer to give them a first-hand look at the bulls, facilities and the central testing program.
|Tues., November 21||--||Record on-test weights and hip heights.|
|Tues., December 19||--||
Record 28-day weights; brucella retest of out-of-state bulls; Board of Directors meeting.
|Tues., January 23||--||Record 63-day weights; adjusted 205-day data and registration numbers due; final payment due.|
|Tues., February 20||--||Record 91-day weights; ultrasound older bulls; preliminary soundness screening; videotape all bulls.|
|March 19-23||--||Ultrasound younger bulls (exact date TBA).|
|Mon., March 26||--||Record off-test weights; measure hip height and scrotal circumference; TB injection.|
|Thurs., March 29||--||Breeding soundness evaluation; freeze brand; read TB test.|
|Thurs., April 19||--||81st IBEP Bull Sael, Springville Feeder Auction, 6:00 pm.|
Schedule for 2017-2018 Tests (2017 Winter and 2018 Summer Tests)