Wolfpack Roundup

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The Livestock Merchandising Class at NCSU will be hosting the 5th Annual Wolfpack Roundup on April 8 at the Beef Educational Unit off of Lake Wheeler Rd, sale starting at 11:00 am. This class is designed to teach the students an opportunity to learn about different ways to add value to they product. The Wolfpack Roundup gives them the opportunity to put what they have learned into practice. They are responsible in getting the animals ready for sale, promote the sale and animals and run a live auction.

The class will be selling Sheep and Goats from the Small Ruminant Educational Unit, Horses from the Equine Educational Unit and Beef Cattle from the Beef Educational Unit and Upper Piedmont Research Station. The money raised from the sale goes back to there respective location to help with operation of the facility.
For the first time the Wolfpack Roundup will be working with the NCSU Livestock Judging Team to sell some embryo to support the team. Embryos will be donated by Vandermark Angus/SimAngus, Green Hill Gelbvieh, and Blinson Polled Herefords.

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Photo of Julie CampbellJulie CampbellCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (828) 632-4451 (Office) julie_campbell@ncsu.eduAlexander County, North Carolina
Posted on Mar 16, 2017
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