Pennsylvania ABA Annual Meeting, Sale & Show

Shippensburg is the place to be, April 21-22, when the Pennsylvania Ayrshire Breeders Association hosts their Open Spring Calf & Heifer Show as well as a sale and annual meeting.

The Courtyard Marriot in Shippensburg will be the headquarters for the meeting and youth activities on Friday evening, April 21. Then on Saturday, the action moves to the Shippensburg Fairgrounds, just off of Route 81. Beginning at 11 is the Annual Calf & Heifer Sale. Jason Mowry is the sale chairman, so contact him at 814-977-3935; call of text him with your consignments.

Following the sale is the Open Spring Calf & Heifer Show. Details are laid out below:

Those wishing to enter calves and heifers in the show should complete the entry form and copy of the animals registration paper and send it to Janel Zinn (115 Shady Road, Newburg, PA 17240; phone 717-423-6014) before April 1. The entry fee per animal is $5. Ribbons, banners, and cash premiums will be awarded. If you purchase an animal at the sale and there is a corresponding age class, you are also invited to show that animal in the show; your entry fee is waived.

Seven classes are slated for the Open Spring Calf & Heifer Show. Winter Calf, Fall Calf, Summer Yearling, Spring Yearling, Winter Yearling, and Best Junior Three Bred & Owned classes will award the first five placings with ribbons and cash premiums ($40, $30, $20, $15, $10). Banners will be given to the owners of the junior champion, reserve junior champion, and best bred and owned animals.

No Substitutions/No Refunds

All animals presented for exhibition must:

  • show no symptoms or evidence of an infectious or contagious disease
  • be accompanied by a health chart issues no more than 30 days prior to the date of the show
  • be identified with official (USDA 840 eartags) individual identification.

Rabies vaccine is requested.

All feed and bedding for show animals is totally the exhibitor/owner’s responsibility. New this year, all show animals must be bedded with straw.

Pants – show white with white or appropriate color-coordinated shirts. No t-shirts.

Friday April 21 from noon until 10 a.m. on Saturday morning. At check-in, be prepared to present your vet-issued health chart and registration papers. Friday and Saturday, see Richard Beatty.

All animals and exhibitors must vacate the Fairgrounds by 6 p.m. Saturday.

Partial List of Consignors for sale:

  • Jason Mowry
  • Shawn Hernley
  • Jason Heeter
  • Jill Kopher
  • Tom Smith
  • Jake Finley
  • Mike Zook
  • Roy Coale
  • The Valentines
  • Gay Rodgers
  • Michelle Parimeter
  • Sherri Doody
  • Todd Ramaley
  • Jeff Atherton
  • Dale Maulfair

Event Properties

Event date 04-21-2017
Event End Date 04-22-2017
Capacity Unlimited
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