UT AgResearch to Hold Spring Holstein Heifer Sale March 11

dsc0037_2The University of Tennessee’s East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center will sell 89 Holstein heifers raised at its Little River Animal and Environmental Unit located in Walland, Tennessee. The sale will take place on Saturday, March 11, beginning at 10 a.m. EST.

The sale will feature young females from 3 months of age through 13 months of age. The vaccinations for each animal are up to date. A breakdown of the sale animal ages and full pedigree information for each is available and posted online at the website for Walnut Grove Auction & Reality: walnutgroveauction.com.

The center will also sell 20 calf hutches in excellent condition.

Bobby Simpson, center director says the calves will make great replacement animals for any herd. “We hope dairy producers turn out to bid on some of the best-grown heifers in the Southeast,” he said. He adds that some of the animals should make excellent show cattle.

The sale will be conducted at the Little River Animal and Environmental Unit at 3229 Ellejoy Road in Walland. A map and directions are available on the center’s website: east.tennessee.edu.

The East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center is one of 10 research facilities operated by UT AgResearch as part of the UT Institute of Agriculture.

Through its mission of research, teaching and extension, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions. ag.tennessee.edu.

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