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June 2022 Board Highlights : Review of topics discussed and action taken during the meeting of the Board of Directors held June 6-9, 2022.
Updates to National Cattle Evaluation: EPDs and $Values were released Friday, May 27, 2022 that included updated percentile tables, breed averages, revised Main and Supplement sire listings, and genomic percentile ranks. In addition, changes and updates to the economic models and assumptions to predict $Values as well as the addition of the Hair Shed (HS) EPD took place. Click here for more info.
Important - DNA Sample Collection: To best serve our membership, the American Angus Association and Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI) are currently ONLY accepting sample collection types in the form of Allflex Tissue Sample Units (TSUs) as well as hair or blood samples on appropriate DNA cards. At this time, we are NOT accepting the yellow, Z Tag (TSO) Tissue Sampling Unit. If you have questions about the approved tools, please contact an AGI representative at 816-383-5100. To order DNA tests, click here.
Hair Shed Scores: Hair shed scores should be collected on cattle when there is the most variation in the herd, typically April, May, or June, depending on location. The Hair Shedding (HS) EPD will be released from a research EPD to production EPD on Friday, May 27th. For more information on collecting hair shed scores, click here.

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Upcoming Events

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06/23/2022 — 06/24/2022
Northern Livestock Video Early Summer Special
Billings, MT
06/25/2022
Advertising deadline for the August Angus Journal
Saint Joseph, MO
at Tricklin Creek Farm, Harrodsburg, KY
06/30/2022
07/02/2022 — 07/09/2022
Nat'l Jr. Angus Show
Kansas City, MO
07/05/2022
Angus Foundation Golf Tournament
Platte City, MO
07/07/2022
Prime Time Livestock Video Auction
at Downstream Casino Resort, Quapaw, OK
Evening at the American Angus Hall of Fame
Smithville, MO
07/11/2022 — 07/15/2022
Superior Video Week in the Rockies
Cheyenne, WY

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