R-CALF fundraiser is Dec. 21 in Philip
Philip Livestock Auction will host a rollover calf sale fundraiser at 12:45 p.m. (MST) on Tuesday Dec. 21, 2010, in Philip, SD. A yearling heifer will be auctioned off, donated by R-CALF USA member Chuck O’Connor, of Philip, SD. If you cannot attend the auction, bids by phone can be made by calling 605-859-2577.
Rollover calf sales are fundraising events put on by R-CALF USA volunteers to raise money for the organization. Those who wish to support the efforts of R-CALF USA can bid on a calf, then donate the animal back so it can be auctioned off again and again, until bidding ceases.
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