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Announcements and New Information:

2022 - 2023 Central Bull Test Program

The 2022 Virginia BCIA Culpeper Senior Bull Test has begun. On July 12, 2022, 138 Senior bulls (89 Angus, 7 Hereford, 3 Charolais, 2 PB Gelbvieh, 5 Gelbvieh Balancer, 9 PB Simmental, 19 SimAngus, 2 Red Angus, 2 Braunvieh Hybrid) and 10 Custom Test bulls (7 Angus, 3 SimAngus) began the Culpeper Senior Bull Test Program. The 2022 Culpeper Senior Bull Sale is set for Saturday, December 10, 2022. You can see the weight reports under the Culpeper Senior Test Page.


The 2022 - 2023 Central Bull Test Program is set to begin. Virginia BCIA wants to say thanks to a strong partnership with you as a consignor as well as our buyers, we continue to enjoy a strong state bull test. We invite you to participate this coming year, and look forward to your involvement. Please see the dates and links below for the upcoming test season.


New for 2022 - 2023!

Virginia BCIA is now able to accept credit cards for your Membership dues, along with bull test entry fees and managements fees. Please remember that the Virginia BCIA membership year runs June 1 to May 31 each year. Dues statements are being placed in the mail soon.

Please visit our online store for the following:

2021 - 22 Central Bull Test Station Summary

2022 Southwest Virginia Bull Test Award Recipients
(l to r) Andy, Mark, and Mike DeHaven, DeHaven Farms, Hillsville, VA- High Junior Angus Index Award and Junior Breeder Group Award; Chad Joines, Virginia Tech Beef Center- High Junior SimAngus Index Award; Chuck Broadway, Broadway Cattle Farm, Monroe, NC- High Senior Angus Index Award and Senior Breeder Group Award; Jared Burner, Trio Farms, Luray, VA- High Junior Simmental Index Award

2022 Virginia BCIA Southwest Bull Test & BCIA-Influenced Virginia Premium Assured Hiefer Sale Report


Virginia BCIA has been featured in Daily Yonder and on VT News for its innovation and quick response to the COVID-19 outbreak to ensure the 41st Annual Southwest Bull Test sale was successful.

Even with COVID-19 Restrictions, Virginia Cattle Breeders Stay Current

With lockdowns and epidemic restrictions in place, the Virginia Beef Cattle Improvement Association organized a live bull auction online, keeping 40 years of tradition going. Read More...


2020 - 2021 Central Bull Test Program

  • 2020 - 2021 Virginia Beef Cattle Improvement Association Central Bull Test Station Summary
  • 42nd Annual Southwest Virginia Performance Tested Bull Sale
  • 63rd Annual Culpeper Senior Bull Test Sale

2019 - 2020 Central Bull Test Program

  • 2019 - 2020 Virginia Beef Cattle Improvement Association Central Bull Test Station Summary
  • 41st Annual Southwest Virginia Performance Tested Bull Sale
  • 62nd Annual Culpeper Senior Bull Test Sale

2018 - 2019 Virginia BCIA Central Bull Test Station Summary (pdf)

2018 - '19 Southwest Virginia Bull Test Program

  • 40th Annual Southwest Virginia Performance Tested Bull Sale

2018 Culpeper Senior Bull Test Program

2017 - '18 Virginia BCIA Central Bull Test Station Summary - (pdf)

2018 Southwest Virginia Bull Test Program

  • 39th Annual Southwest Virginia Performance Tested Bull and BCIA Influenced VA Premium Assured Plus Bred Heifer Sale

2017 Culpeper Senior Bull Test Program

2016 - '17 Virginia BCIA Central Bull Test Station Summary - (pdf)

59th Annual Culpeper Senior Bull Test Report (pdf)

2015 - 16 VA BCIA Central Bull Test Station Summary (pdf)

37th Annual Southwest Virginia Sale Report (pdf)

58th Annual Culpeper Senior Bull Sale Report (pdf)

 2014 - 15 VA BCIA Central Bull Test Station Summary (pdf)

36th Annual Southwest Virginia Sale Report (pdf)

57th Annual Culpeper Senior Bull Sale Report (pdf)

2013 - 14 VA BCIA Central Bull Test Station Summary (pdf)

35th Annual Southwest Bull Sale Report (pdf)

56th Annual Culpeper Senior Bull Sale Report (pdf)

2012 - 13 Central Bull Test Summary

2012 Culpeper Senior Bull Test Sale Report (pdf)

2013 Southwest Performance Bull Test Sale Report (pdf)S

 

Jumping Through The Hoops: What it Takes to Make a BCIA Performance Tested Bull - I am sure that many of you out there have been reading the articles about the BCIA Central Bull Test Program and are wondering what makes these bulls so special. What exactly does it take for a bull to complete a performance test with BCIA and how do they make the sale? Will these bulls fit into my commercial program? This article takes a look at the requirements and the program and you will see that these bulls have gone through strict criteria just to sell at a BCIA Performance Tested Sale.

BCIA Enhanced Bull Buying Program

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