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Welcome to the first Dexter cattle blog to disseminate information for members of the Purebred Dexter Cattle Association of North America (PDCA) and for those with a curiosity about Irish Dexter cattle, cattle in general, as well as news from the PDCA. Expressions of opinion are to not be regarded as expressing the official opinion of the PDCA unless expressly stated. Hopefully you will find something here of interest and don't overlook browsing through the archives. Comments are welcomed.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

2006 PDCA AGM Schedule

Purebred Dexter Cattle Association of North America, Inc.
Annual Meeting & Show/Sale
Ashland County Fairgrounds
2042 Claremont Ave. Ashland Ohio
Oct. 12 - 15, 2006

Thursday Oct.12, 2006

Accepting Dexter Cattle 10:00 am through 3:00 pm Friday

1:30pm - Leave Ashland County Fairgrounds for tour at Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), and tour the Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI).
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm tour at OARDC & ATI
4:30 pm arrive back @ fairgrounds

Dinner on your own

8:00pm to 9:30pm Open Forum at Coliseum (fairgrounds)
Hosted by PDCA Senior Breeders

Friday Oct.13, 2006

8:00am - 11am Board Meeting Mozelle Hall
8:00am - ? Committee Meetings Mozelle Hall

Noon - Lunch on your own

1:00pm Techniques class - hands on opportunity - example casting an animal

1:45pm - 4pm Classification - Novice Class - Hands On
Four Dexter animals will be judged, then oral reasons will be given for the Judge's placements. Then the audience will be broken down into 4 groups. They will, using a supplied handout, then judge four groups of animals (total of 16 animals) that are tied to the side of the show arena. After the groups have completed their score cards; those cattle will be judged, so the audience can verify what they saw versus what the judge saw.

5:00pm - 6:00pm Dinner

6:00pm Speaker - Grass Fed Dexters

7:00pm Round table Discussion

Saturday Oct.14, 2006

8:00am Dexter Cattle Show - Coliseum

30 min after Show
Dexter Cattle Sale - Coliseum

12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch - Grass Fed Dexter Hamburgers

1:30pm PDCA Annual Meeting

5:30pm Dinner

7:00pm Dexter Cattle Video Show

8:00pm - ? Friends of Dexters Auction

Sunday Oct. 15, 2006

8:00am - 11am PDCA Board Meeting

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