Requirements

CVCA In-Barn and Load Lots Off Farm Sale Requirements (CVCA Home Raised) Updated January 25, 2021

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  • Calves must be weaned on farm 45 days (60 is recommended) in advance of take-in date for sale.
  • Calves need to have:
    • Option 1: (2) 7-way shots, and (1) BoviShield 5 Gold, (1) BoviShield 5 Gold One Shot,  dewormed, and tagged with a CVCA tag.
    • Option 2: (2) 7-way shots, and (1) Pyramid 5, (1) Pyramid 5 Presponse, dewormed, and tagged with a CVCA tag.
  • Minimum weight of calves is 400 lbs.
  • Consignors must own the calves from birth for in barn sales (purchased calves cannot be commingled with other CVCA producer’s calves in-barn sales).
  • Birth dates recommended. Sires for home raised calves need to meet VQA standards.
  • First set of shots have to be given after calves are 4 months of age. Booster shots including pasteurella shot must be given between 60 days before the sale and 21 days before he sale.
  • Vaccinations must be done per label directions and processing map filled out.
  • Calves must grade muscle score #1 or #2 to sell and score a M or L on frame. Consignors are responsible for taking any reject cattle back home on all take-ins for special CVCA sales.
  • It is recommend to give calves up to 4 months of age a internasal 3 way (InForce 3 or similar product) it is also helpful to reduce raspatory issues at weaning if an additional Pasteurella shot or internasal is given to calves.

Options for 7 way shots:

  • Option 1: UltraBac and Ultra Choice 7
  • Option 2: Caliber 7 or Alpha 7
  • Option 3: Vision 7

Options for deworming:

  • Option 1: Dextomax or Valbazine (Injectable or drench recommended)
  • Option 2: Ivomec, Eprinex, or LongRange (Injectable recommended)

CVCA Guarantee

  • Members selling in CVCA sales assume all responsibilities and liability for assuring that the required vaccinations according to CVCA rules were given to calves.
  • Heifers sold in CVCA feeder calf sales are guaranteed to be open. If the buyer has a veterinarian determine that a heifer is bred, the seller of the calf will be required to reimburse the buyer $200 per bred heifer. Failure to do so will forbid the sellers opportunity to sell in CVCA sales until payment is made.
  • Steers sold in CVCA feeder calf sales are guaranteed not to be stags or bulls. If the buyer purchases a stag or bull, the seller will be required to reimburse the buyer $150 per stag or bull calf. Failure to do so will forfeit the sellers opportunity to sell in CVCA sales until payment is made.
  • CVCA does not assume any liability for calves delivered to the market or collection point.
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