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Beefmaster Promotion Group International Beefmaster Gala Sale Report

 

Beefmaster Promotion Group International Beefmaster Gala Sale – Houston, Texas – 3/3/2018

Lots
Type
Gross

Average

4
Bull
$10,050.00

$2,512.50

3
Bred Heifer
$8,450.00

$2,816.66

8
Open Heifer
$38,700.00

$4,837.50

1
Frozen Embryo
$1,125.00

$1,125.00

1
Flush
$6,000.00

$6,000.00

2
Semen
$5,125.00

$2,562.50

19
Total Lots
$69,450.00

$3,655.26

 

 

 

Category
Description
Price
Consignor
Purchased by

Open
Lot 21 – 707 RGB Vivian – Logan x Baby Lisa
$6,750
Rafter G Bar
DK 5 Bar Ranch, TX

Lot 16 – 17/17 WR Dakota – Pinnacle x Roxie’s Duramax
$6,500
Blue Ribbon
Poco Velasco, MX

Lot 22 – 1616 – EMS King George x Sister Grove 1226
$6,100
Sister Grove
Emmons Ranch, TX

 

 

 

Flush
Lot 6 – 35/534 Lyssy’s Vogue  – Maverick x Hilltop 665-0
$6,000
Lyssy Beefmaster
Steven & Lyn Anderson, TX

 

 

 

Bred Heifer
Lot 12 – -G 16/99 – EMS Headliner x 3G 3574 Exposed to VFF Mr. ADV. 31-4
$4,000
Troy Glaser
Emmons Ranch, TX

 

 

 

Bull
Lot 9 – 9206 HL Fire in the Hole – EMS Fire House x T5 596-4
$3,750
Lindsey Ranch
Steven & Lyn Anderson, TX

Lot 10 – 25 Painted on Smooth – EMS Smooth Cavalier x Amazing Jade
$3,700
Moreno Ranches
Cade Judd, TX

 

 

 

Semen
Lot 4 – EMS [...]

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Houston Magic XVIII Sale Report

 

Houston Magic XVIII – Houston, Texas – 3/2/2018

Lots
Type
Gross

Average

6
Bull
$29,500.00

$4,916.67

30
Open Heifer
$134,550.00

$4,485.00

14
Bred Heifer
$57,000.00

$4,071.43

2
Pairs
$8,500.00

$4,250.00

3
Bred Cows
$7,700.00

$2,566.67

5
Semen
$13,690.00

$2,738.00

4
Frozen Embryo
$22,700.00

$5,675.00

64
Total Lots
$273,640.00

$4,275.63

 

 

Category
Description
Price
Consignor
Purchased by

Open Heifer
Lot 53 – L2 67/17 – L2 Bushwacker x L2 Peggy Sue
$24,000
L 2 Ranch
Timber Ridge, TX

Lot 52 – L 2 69/17 – L 2 Captain Jack x Touch of Sugar
$8,000
L 2 Ranch
Cissna Ranch, TX.

Lot 27 – cf 851 – L 2 Infinity x CF Oasis
$7,000
Cottage Farm
Island Beefmasters, TX

Lot 26A – cf 856 – CF Sandman x CF Oasis
$6,500
Cottage Farm
Kacer Farms Inc., KY

Lot 7 – 127 ANS Sweet Thang – Panhandle Dream x Sweetwater 28
$6,500
Anderson Beefmaster
NextGen, KS

 

 

Bull
Lot 8 – BF 1631 – CF Sugar Britches x Super Sensation
$11,000
Bailey Farms
Farm & Ranch Beefmasters, TX

 

 

Bred Heifer
Lot 51 – L2 79/16 – L2 Bushwacker x Mimi L2 112/09  Bred to L2 Turbo 21
$9,000
L 2 Ranch
Stakes Ranch, LA.

Lot 61 – RH 54 – El Patron x Maxie L2 5/13 [...]

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Isa Beefmasters Wins Efficiency Test

 

Isa Beefmasters, LLC of San Angelo, Texas, is proud to announce that one of their Beefmaster heifers, L Bar 7102, recently won the Fall 2017 Efficiency Test at the Genetic Development Center (GDC) in Navasota, Texas. She had the highest Efficiency Index among 335 animals of 17 different breeds.

Gustavo Toro, manager at the Genetic Development Center, awarded L Bar 7102 the MVP (Most Valuable Performer) trophy of the test. According to Toro, “on top of that, Isa Beefmasters had four of the top ten animals by Efficiency Index and six of the top 11 animals for Residual Feed Intake (RFI). Congratulations to Isa Beefmasters for the outstanding performance of their animals.”

Feed efficiency is the talk in the beef industry right now. According to the GDC, “it’s no mystery the public wants ranchers to produce more environmentally efficient animals, but just as important is that rancher’s ability to stay profitable. Drought, [...]

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South Texas BBA Houston Futurity Sale Report

 

NRG Park Houston, Texas

March 2, 2018

 

27 Bulls $173,750 avg $6,435

5 Pair $21,500 avg $4,300

16 Bred $87,750 avg $5,484

30 Open $128,500 avg $4,283

1 Pick $6,750

2 Semen $15,780 avg $7,890

81 Lots $434,030 avg $5,358

 

Top Bulls

Lot 79- Sire, CF Sugar Britches consigned by Wallen Prairie Ranch,  Lockwood, MO;  Sold to Terry Chambers, Terrell, TX for $18,500.

Lot 77- Sire, Red Bull 511, consigned by V7 Ranch, Meyersville, TX:  Sold to Carlos Rascon, MX for $14,000.

Lot 73-  Sire, New Dimension, consigned by Collier Farms, Brenham, TX:  Sold to Tyler Gwosdz, Orange Grove, TX for $12,500.

Lot 67-  Sire, CF Sugar Britches, consigned by Bailey Farm, Pinson, TN:  Sold to Tommy Brittingham, Laredo, TX for $10,000.

Lot 64-  Sire, Red October, consigned by Flying B Ranch, LaPryor, TX:  Sold to Steven Carpenter, Tecumseh, OK for $9,000.

 

Top Females

Lot 33- Open, sire, Sheldon McManus, Lake Charles, LA:  Sold to Buddy Raney, Groveland, FL for $15,000.

Lot 39-  Bred to CF Brock, [...]

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B.E.E.F. Foundation for the Future Campaign Issues Matching Challenge

 

The “Foundation for the Future” endowment campaign launched in October 2017 and is an initiative to secure a permanent financial base which will enable the Beefmaster Educational Endowment Foundation (B.E.E.F.) to aggressively accomplish research and education. This endowment campaign will help to both enhance the breed and provide credible scientific research and information for BBU members and the public on the benefits of the Beefmaster breed.

The goal for phase one of the campaign was to secure $1 million in pledges and this goal was completed prior to the public launch in October 2017. We are now in phase two of the campaign and the goal is to raise $2 million in pledges, which may be paid over five years, in 2018.

To reach this goal, B.E.E.F. has issued a matching challenge through an anonymous donor. The donor is offering a matching pledge of up to $10,000 and will match [...]

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Performance Data, EPDs & Indices: Part 1

 

By Lance Bauer, Director of Breed Improvement & Western Field Representative

Since the domestication of animals, humans have been on a quest to improve animals for specific purposes. For example, breeding dogs for hunting or working livestock, as well as developing oxen for work or food. Different methods of improvement have evolved over time with improvements in the areas of science and technology.

Initially animal selection was made based solely on phenotype or visual evaluation. For work purposes, the larger more fit animals were selected and for milk purposes the animals who looked to produce the most milk were selected. This visual evaluation is still a part of the selection process today, but many other tools have been developed to provide more information to the breeder.

Pedigrees were used by people once they realized that animals tended to resemble their parents and other relatives. People selected certain sire and dam combinations to improve [...]

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FAQ: B.E.E.F. Foundation for the Future Campaign

 

1) What is the Beefmaster Educational Endowment Foundation [B.E.E.F]?

Established in 2009, as a tax-exempt corporation, B.E.E.F., serves as the official education and scientific research affiliate of Beefmaster Breeders United [BBU].  It accomplishes this through scientific research and both public and industry education of the benefits of the Beefmaster breed as a superior meat product animal.

 

2) How does the foundation differ from Beefmaster Breeders United [BBU]?

While BBU serves as the official trade association of the Beefmaster breed in providing a variety of membership benefits and representing the breed regionally, nationally and internationally — B.E.E.F., serves as the breeds education and scientific research affiliate. All donations to the Foundation are 100% tax-deductible as provided by law.

 

3) How is the foundation governed?

The foundation currently has six elected volunteer BBU members on its Board of Directors via national regional elections.  As the foundation grows and in accordance with the foundation’s by-laws the board [...]

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B.E.E.F. MAKING A YEAR-END IMPACT … LEAVING A LEGACY!

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! There’s a lot going on right now and this is a busy time of the year, but B.E.E.F. , your breed’s education/research foundation, is doing some really great things to enhance the scientific validation and public information regarding the exceptional benefits of the Beefmaster breed.

Would you consider a tax-deductible year-end investment/donation to the Beefmaster Educational Endowment Foundation’s campaign?

Would you consider increasing your initial 5-year pledge and move to a new higher giving recognition level?

Make a 2017 year-end gift/investment and join other breed leaders as “founding members” of the foundation’s endowment … or increase your current 5-year pledge to a higher level by contacting us:

Roger Fuller – Campaign Finance Director

1955 CR 106, Paige, TX  78659-4210

[P] 512-659-5428 * [F] 888-870-2404

rfuller2316@gmail.com

 

Gerald Galbraith – Campaign Special Gifts Coordinator

1802 Elmwood, Abilene, TX  79605

[P] 325-829-3883 * [F] 325-676-1808

gerald.galbraith@wfadvisors.com

 

Bob Siddons – National Campaign Co-Chair

724 Vanguard, Lakeway, TX  78734

[P] 512-261-5327

rcsiddons@gmail.com

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Stephen F. Austin Bull Development Program

 

Stephen F. Austin State University is preparing for its Bull Development Program set to begin January 2018. The program is designed to assist producers in selecting and managing bulls. It offers producers relief from providing additional facilities, labor, and feed to retain young bulls. The program is designed for bulls born January 1, 2017to May 31, 2017. Bulls entered into the program are fed through mid-October. At the end of the development program, bulls may be consigned to the Purple Premium Sale scheduled for November 2018. Producers are issued a bi-monthly report on the performance of each bull in the program with information including BW, ADG, and carcass ultrasound traits. The bulls are developed for 120 days on a grain-based diet and finished on forage with supplementation (depending on forage conditions). Information on the program can be downloaded here.

For more information contact Chris Koffskey or Dr. Erin Brown

(979)224-8178  or (936)468-6948

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Have You Rolled Over Yet?

Here’s a great way for you to make a huge difference in the future of the Beefmaster breed through your foundation and be a significant recognized donor to the Foundation for the Future Endowment Campaign before the end of the year.

If you are at least 70 ½ years old, you can transfer up to $100,000 directly to the Beefmaster Educational Endowment Foundation (B.E.E.F.) for education and research in our breed from a traditional or Roth IRA without paying income tax on the withdrawal — and help meet your required minimum distribution … annually! In addition, you can deduct the entire amount from your annual gross income … a tremendous benefit to you and to your breed!

To discuss your IRA Charitable Rollover, simply notify your IRA Administrator or contact us at either:

Roger Fuller – Campaign Finance Director

1955 CR 106, Paige, TX  78659-4210

[P] 512-659-5428 * [F] 888-870-2404

rfuller2316@gmail.com

 

Gerald Galbraith – Campaign Special [...]

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