Message from Dr. Silcox:

  #1 - Market Lamb & Goat Premium Checks mailed today

Premium checks for the lamb & goat show went in the mail today.  These go to
the agent or teacher.  If you had exhibitors in the lamb or goat show,
expect to see a tan 6''X9" envelope in your mail box about Monday or

If you have not paid the correct entry fees for the steer & heifer shows or
have not submitted the signed entry forms, do not expect to see a little
6"X9" envelope until you get your entries straightened out.  The few people
with problems have already received at least 2 e-mails.

If you want to see who gets checks, your premiums are posted at the entry

Log in and select "Premiums"

#2 - Dairy Heifer Entry Deadline - November 15.

        Last day to ship Dairy tags - November 8.

If you need to order dairy tags, get those orders in the mail by next week.
Tag order form:

#3 - Hog Entry Deadline - December 5

Remember to get your hog tags ordered before Thanksgiving.  Mail starts
getting messy about that time of year.

#4 - All registered beef heifers need a registration number by November 1.

It is a good time to print out the Tag, Tattoo and Registrations numbers on
your heifer & steer entries and ask your exhibitors to check to make sure
they are right.  This could prevent some problems in February.

 Ronnie Silcox,
Extension Animal Scientist
Rhodes Animal & Dairy Science
Athens, GA  30602
(706) 542-9102

Christa Steinkamp
North Region - Area Livestock Teacher
204 Four Towers Building, UGA
Athens, GA 30602
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706.552.4463 ofc
706.552.4462 fax