School of Agriculture

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2017 Bulls (Becky Rennert Photography)

Welcome to the Bull Test • Celebrating 46 Years of Genetic Evaluation

46th Annual Sale • Friday, March 9, 2018

7 p.m. at the WIU Livestock Center in Macomb, IL

Selling Lots • Angus • Charolais • Hereford • Simmental • Sim-Angus • Red Angus

Contacts

For additional information or catalog requests, please contact the following:

  • Dr. Keela Trennepohl, Bull Test Director
    (309) 298-1288
    KM-Trennepohl@wiu.edu or kretall2@gmail.com
  • WIU School of Agriculture
    (309) 298-1080
  • Monte Lowderman
    (309) 833-5543
  • Delson Wilcoxen
    (309) 338-1724

2017-2018 Calendar

  • July 31, 2017: Last Day for First Vaccinations
  • August 14, 2017: Last Weaning Date and Booster Vaccinations
  • September 1, 2017: Entries Due
  • September 26-27, 2017: Deliver Bulls
  • October 18-19, 2017: Start Test
  • November 15, 2017: 28 Day Weights
  • December 13, 2017: 56 Day Weights
  • January 10, 2018: 84 Day Weights
  • January 18, 2018: Scan Bulls (tentative)
  • February 4, 2018: WIU Bull Test Open House during WIU Farm Expo @ WIU Bull Test Facility; Time TBD (tentative event)
  • February 7-8, 2018: Complete Test 112-Days
  • March 9, 2018: 46th Annual Sale @ 7 p.m. 1 mile west of Highway 67 on Tower Road; Macomb, IL

Directions

1 mile west of Highway 67 on Tower Road, Macomb, Illinois, 61455

From the north: come into Macomb on Hwy. 67. At the north edge of Macomb, just before you get to the city, turn right (west) onto Tower Road at the sign that points the direction to the WIU Livestock Center and WIU golf course. Go one mile west and the WIU Livestock Center is on your left.

From the west: come into Macomb on Hwy. 136 and turn left (north) onto Wigwam Hollow road at the first stop light (there’s a Casey’s at that turn). Follow Wigwam Hollow Road north through two curves and you’ll be at the WIU Livestock Center.

From the east and south: come into Macomb on either Hwy. 136 or 67 (they join at the east edge of Macomb and become Jackson St.), and follow Jackson through Macomb until Highway 67 splits to the north. Go on Hwy. 67 to Tower Road at the very north edge of Macomb. Turn left (west) at the sign that points the direction to the WIU Livestock Center and WIU golf course and go one mile to the WIU Livestock Center, on your left.

Previous Sale Information

2017-2018 Documents

  • Application Packet (pdf)
    (Includes entry letter, entry form, veterinarian sheet, agreement form, and health protocol form)

Contact

Dr. Keela Trennepohl, Bull Test Director

Office: Knoblauch Hall 304A
Phone: (309) 298-1288
Email: KM-Trennepohl@wiu.edu or kretall2@gmail.com

Andrew Baker, Director - School of Agriculture

Office: Knoblauch Hall 145
Phone: (309) 298-1080
Email: AJ-Baker@wiu.edu

Lowderman Auction Service

Phone: (309) 833-5500
Email: info@lowderman.com
Website: www.lowderman.com