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Calhoun County Fair Commercial Heifer Sale

Commercial Heifer Show and Sale

The Calhoun County Youth Commercial Heifer Show and Sale is a hands-on, learning program that mirrors real-world beef cattle ranching and agribusiness. The program teaches young people the details of commercial cattle production, including the purchasing, development, dehorning, vaccination, breeding, exhibition, and marketing of replacement females. The heifers are evaluated as a pen of two, based on a variety of factors, including: condition, confirmation, frame size, reproductive soundness, uniformity, temperament, and area adaptability. Commercial cattle are not shown on halter; they are developed for breeding. The Calhoun County Youth Commercial Heifer Show supports three divisions – Opens, Breds and Pairs. An annual auction gives exhibitors the opportunity to market their pens of heifers to area ranchers. The program was founded in the early 2000s by the Malaer and Behrens families.

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For more information about the Calhoun County Commercial Heifer Show and Sale, contact us at 361-648-6636.
Our address
186 Henry Barber Way Port Lavaca, TX 77979
Commercial Heifer Sale
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023 Sale - 1 p.m. Buyer's Lunch - 11:30 a.m.