Cattle Marketing, Tele-Auction Sales,
Feeder Calf Grading
EID Tagging Feeder calves for the PVP program.
Spread sheet of PVP feeder calf data at tagging.
Testing a new EID tag writer/reader that writes the data on the tag.
There are over 20 state graded feeder calf and yearling cattle sales
each year. These sales are held in the spring and fall of the year.
Official USDA grades are applied by NCDA&CS
Sales are held in locations statewide with easy
access to good highways.
70% of cattle are medium and large frame, #1 muscling.
Mostly British and Exotic crosses.
Health permits are available.
Weekly Sale Barns
North Carolina annually markets over 360,000 head of feeder cattle
that have a history of quality and performance. Most of these marketing
systems combined with official evaluation, based on USDA grade standards,
provide nationally accepted descriptions which allow customers to buy
North Carolina feeder cattle sight unseen.