Alvin FFA

Weekly Update

MAJOR SHOW BADGES AND PASSES

Major show passes have arrived and are ready for pick up. Please contact your supervising Ag teacher to arrange pick up of your envelope that will contain all of your credentials and passes.

NEW AG SHOW BARN & STALLS

It is time to start thinking about housing for BCFA 2016
  • Contact Mr. Kettler to reserve a pen.
  • All pens for all species are open and I am starting a new list for the up coming year
  • You must reserve a pen, even if you have a pen at the current barn.

BCFA Animals

Ag Farm Heifers:
  • Weaned last week and ready to select. (3 Left)
  • Cost is $750 or a Scramble Certificate


Ag Farm Goats:

  • Being Born Now
  • Weaning and Selection in late April
  • Cost is $200


All other animals:

  • Check animal section below for important BCFA dates.
  • Purchasing and cost of other animals will be determined in the near future.
  • Reserve a stall NOW!!

IMPORTANT DATES and DEADLINES

  • Feb 16th-18th Goat Show at SALE
  • Feb 16th-19th Heifer Show at SALE
  • Feb 18th Horse Judging at SALE
  • Feb 18th FFA Meeting at 7pm
  • Feb 18th -21st Trap Shooting at SALE
  • Feb 22nd-26th National FFA Week
  • Feb 23rd-25th Barrow Show at SALE
  • Feb 24th-25th Poultry Show at SALE
  • Feb 25th Prairie View A&M Judging
  • Feb 26th Wildlife Judging at SALE
  • Feb 27th Jersey Village Vet Med Contest
  • Feb 27th Livestock Judging at East Central
  • Feb 28th Livestock Judging at SALE

CDE PRACTICE TIMES (CHANGE IN TIMES)

  • Livestock Judging is T at 3:15-5:15
  • Horse Judging is on W 3:15-5:15
  • Vet Med is on M 3:15-5:15
  • Trap Shooting Th 4:00-5:30
  • Poultry T/Th 3:30
  • Entomology M/W 3:30
  • Meats ID T/W 4:30
  • Floriculture M/W 3:30
  • Milk Quality T/Th 4:30
  • Wildlife T/Th 3:30

Major Livestock Show Information

  • San Antonio Feb. 11- 28
  • Houston March 1-20
  • Austin March 12-26
  • ALL BREEDING ANIMALS WILL NEED HEALTH PAPERS FOR ALL MAJOR SHOWS THAT ARE NOT OVER 30 DAYS OLD.
  • Bring original registration papers for breeding animals to all shows.

REMIND 101

REMIND 101 SIGN UP


  • Text 81010 to sign up
  • You will need to put in the message which of the groups you want to be in. If you want to be in more than one group you will need to send a separate text for each group.
  • FFA reminders type: @alvinffa
  • Cattle reminders type: @alvincattl
  • Goat/Lamb reminders type: @alvinlago
  • Poultry/Rabbit reminders type: @alvinpora
  • Swine reminders type: @alvinswine

TRAP SHOOTING TEAM


  • Practice at Providence Plantation off FM 521 on Thursdays at 4-5:30
  • Practice at Greenwood Shooting Club off FM 2004 on Sundays at 1:30

AG Farm

Reminders:


**Only drive and park on the driveway, please stay off the grass and out of the ditches.


1. Clean your pens daily and dispose of the waste in the spreader or dumpster

2. Pick up after yourself and your animals, this means POOP!

3. Put up hoses, blowers, clippers, supplies when done with them.

4. Put trash in trashcans and empty them.

3. Work your animals daily

4. Feed on a constant schedule

5. Watch your speed