Held in conjunction with the 2019 Michigan Beef Expo, MSU Pavilion
SHOW: Friday, March 29
SALE: Saturday, March 30
SPECIAL AWARDS: $200 for Champion Bull & Female and $100 for Reserve Champion Bull & Female
SUBMIT ENTRIES TO SALE CHAIR BY JANUARY 10, ALONG WITH $100 PER LOT ENTRY FEE.
SALE CHAIR: Evan Boehmer (517) 652-3065
Entries accepted by MAIL and E-MAIL: 6125 Matthews Rd Olivet, MI 49076 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Make check payable to Michigan Angus Association
HEALTH REQUIREMENTS: All cattle must meet the Michigan Beef Expo health requirements before check-in time. All sale cattle must have negative test results for Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD) and all bulls must pass a Breeding Soundness Exam in order to sell.
In addition, the MI Angus Association has adopted the MI Cattlemen’s Association Vaccination Stamp Program for cattle that will participate in the Futurity. Visit the MCA website for specific vaccination requirements: www.micattlemen.org; click tab on left side: Vaccination Stamp Program; click HERE for Example Vaccine Combinations.
PENNED FEMALES: An individual consignor to the Futurity may enter up to three (3) REGISTERED, non-HALTERED females that are born on or after January 1, 2016. These cattle will not be shown. The consignor must provide certificates of registration from AAA. Cattle will be penned in a designated area of the MSU Pavilion. Please indicate on the entry form if your entries will be haltered and shown.
GENETIC TESTING: MAA requires sale consignments that are potential carriers any known lethal genetic defect for which there is a commercial test available, be tested. Test results MUST be available and provided when entries are submitted. Consignor is responsible for the cost of testing. If the animal is confirmed as a carrier, it will not be cataloged. If you are unsure of the status of your consignments, please call the American Angus Association at 816-385-5500. To discuss issues related to genetic testing procedures, please contact Casey Jentz, AAA Regional Manager at 608-234-1998.
DUES and ENTRY FEES: All consignors must be current members of the Michigan Angus Association. If not currently a paid member, please add $25 for membership dues to your entry fee. All consignors to sales held in conjunction with the Michigan Beef Expo must also be members of the Michigan Cattlemen’s Association. For more information regarding this policy, please contact MCA at 517-347-8117.
ENTRY FEE: $100 per lot is due by January 10. Entries received after January 10 will be required to pay $150 per head entry fee.
PHOTOS & FOOTNOTES: High quality photos and footnotes are strongly encouraged and should be submitted with entries by entry deadline.