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    Beyond Blacksburg Embryo Sale , redirect

    A cutting edge dairy genetics event held in February, presented by the Virginia Tech Dairy Cattle Judging team. All proceeds are donated to an endowment in honor of Dr. Michael Barnes.

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    Hokie Harvest

    This annual sale is traditionally held the last weekend in October. The Hokie Harvest Sale provides an experiential learning environment for students with the opportunity to organize and conduct a livestock sale of university-owned beef cattle and horses.

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    Meat Science Center , redirect

    A hub for teaching and research, operates as a fully functional, state-inspected processing plant, offering a unique educational experience to student employees who participate in animal processing, fabrication, sanitation, and retail sales.

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    Ram Lamb Performance Test Sale , redirect

    Ram lambs, consigned by the state’s producers, are developed and managed in a central location to provide objective information on economically important traits such as growth and carcass performance. The program concludes with an annual sale of rams the fourth Saturday in August.

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    Southwest Agricultural Research and Extension Ram Performance Test Sale , redirect

    A unique program, created with much discussion and interest across the industry. This forage-based ram performance test is designed specifically to quantify growth and parasite resistance in rams and concludes with an annual field day and sale of rams the fourth Friday in September.

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    Virginia Tech Sheep Center Production Sale

    Held in early September, the VT Sheep Center Production Sale features animals from the registered Suffolk and Dorset flocks at the Copenhaver Sheep Center. These flocks have been selected for sheep that excel in the traits that have made the breeds popular, while working in forage-based production systems.

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