March 8, 2017 - Houston Livestock Show Braunvieh Show, Houston Texas
March 11, 2017 - Genetic Development Center Best of the Test Sale, Navasota, Texas
March 27, 2017 - Green Springs Bull Test Sale, Nevada, MO.
April 15, 2017- 14th Annual McBee SELECTION DAY Sale, Fayette, Mo.
May 20, 2017 - 27th Annual Midwest Regional Spring Braunvieh Sale, at 1pm at Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, Springfield MO.
June 13-16, 2017 – National Braunvieh Junior Show, Paola, Kan.
The fall 2016 Green Springs bull test wrapped up with a sale Nov. 21, 2016 in Nevada, Mo. The high-selling Braunvieh bull was Mr. LLB C187, a fullblood, bred by Lane & Lane Braunvieh, Larry Lane, Bolivar, Mo. A TLC True Grit W9311 son, C187 had a minus 1.23 RFI, 3.54 Average Daily Gain, and at a year of age scanned 3.54 Intramuscular Fat with a 13.1 Rib Eye.
Braunvieh bulls enrolled in the National Braunvieh Bull Test Program can be tested at any Grow Safe Commercial Bull Test Facility, with bulls indexing in the top half of their contemporary group eligible for sale at whichever test station they are tested.
Currently, 25 2016 spring-born bulls are on test at Green Springs Bull Test. The next sale there will be March 27, 2017. Eleven 2016 late-spring-born bulls are on test and will be eligible for the Nov. 27, 2017 sale. More information will be posted on these bulls as their test continues at greenspringsbulltest.com.
Twenty-eight spring-born bulls are on test at the Genetic Development Center, Navasota, Texas. These bulls will be eligible for their sale March 11, 2017, held the same week as the International Week at the Houston Livestock Show. More information will be available on these bulls as their test continues at geneticdevelopmentcenter.com.