Consignments Due for OCA Replacement Female Sale

John F. Grimes, OSU Extension Beef Coordinator

This is a reminder for the upcoming Ohio Cattlemen’s Association fourth annual Replacement Female Sale on Friday evening, November 25.  The sale will be held at the Muskingum Livestock facility in Zanesville and will start at 6:00 p.m.  Consignments for the sale are due to the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association by October 1, 2016.

Consignments for this sale may include cow-calf pairs, bred cows and bred heifers.  Females must be under the age of five as of January 1, 2017 and may be of registered or commercial background.  Bred females must be bred to a bull with known EPD’s and calves at side of cows must be sired by a bull with known EPD’s.  Pregnancy status must be verified by an accredited veterinarian through traditional palpation, ultrasound or by blood testing through a professional laboratory.  Analysis must be performed within 60 days of sale.  Consignments will also be fulfilling specific health and identification requirements.

Sale information can be obtained by contacting the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association at (614) 873-6736 or at their web site located at .  If you have any questions about the sale, you can call me at my office at (740) 289-2071, Extension #242 or contact me by e-mail at  Please consider this sale as an option for both buyers and sellers to help contribute to the improvement of Ohio’s beef cow herd.