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Convention Registration is NOW OPEN!

Join us for the 2017 BBU Convention and enjoy Beefmasters on the Bay in Galveston, Texas from Thursday, October 26 through Saturday, October 28, 2017. Our convention will be held at The Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center.

Convention registration is now open, to register please use the registration form on our website. Complete the convention registration form and return it to the BBU office with your check payment. If you would like to pay with your credit card on file, please indicate this on the registration form. Please note that the discounted pre-registration deadline is October 6, 2017.
 

Junior Beefmaster Breeders Win in Wichita Falls, Texas

Over two hundred Junior Beefmaster Breeders Association (JBBA) members and their families traveled to the MPEC – J.S. Bridwell Agricultural Center in Wichita Falls, Texas for the 33rd Annual JBBA National Show and Convention from July 16-22. This week-long event hosted Junior Beefmaster breeders from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Along with the cattle shows and convention, money was also raised to support the JBBA program.

“A big thank you to the auction donors, live auction buyers and Calcutta auction buyers. The auctions held last week raised over $16,000 for the Junior Beefmaster Breeders program,” said Collin Osbourn, Beefmaster Breeders United Chief Financial Officer.
 

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Order Your Ear Tags Today!

The Beefmaster Breeders United (BBU) ear tag program is designed to add more value to your high quality Beefmaster and Beefmaster cross calves. These “Original Z1 No-Snag-Tag” one-piece Z Tags are available through the BBU office and they will help identify the calves you sell as being Beefmaster and/or Beefmaster influenced animals.

Benefits include:

  • Breed identification anywhere, anytime
  • The front of the tag is available for you to write your own ID numbers.
  • Potential to increase market value
  • Provides advertisement for the Beefmaster breed

Ear tags are currently available through contacting the BBU office at 210-732-3132. These Beefmaster ear tags cost $1.75 each plus shipping. Please note that these tags are one-piece Z Tags and require a specific tagging gun. Tagging guns are available for $25.00 plus shipping through the BBU office also. The minimum ear tag order is 25 tags and the ear tags will be shipped when payment is received. For more information please contact the BBU office at 210-732-3132 or info@beefmasters.org.

 

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Beefmaster Feature on RFD-TV Coming September 4th     

Don’t miss the Beefmaster episode that will premiere Mon., Sept. 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. CST on RFD-TV's The American Rancher! The television show will focus on how Beefmaster cattle are the key to an efficient operation, as it relates to maternal, growth and carcass traits. You will hear testimonies from cattlemen, research institutes and feed yard managers who use Beefmasters in their operations. The episode will re-air on RFD-TV on Wed., Sept. 6 at 12 a.m. CST and Sun., Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. CST. Check with your cable or satellite provider for your RFD-TV listings. The video will also be available for viewing on the on Beefmaster social media sites and www.beefmasters.org.


Order Your BBU Membership Sign

We have updated the BBU Membership Sign with the new association logo. If you would like to order a BBU Membership Sign please contact our official sign distributor: City Silk Screen.

City Silk Screen

Attn: Nat Garcia

375 Hawthorne

San Antonio, TX 78214  

210-532-8883

210-532-7889 fax

citysilkscreen@yahoo.com


Beefmasters on the Bay

2017 BBU CONVENTION RETURNS TO GALVESTON

The Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center was a huge hit during the 2015 BBU Convention, so back by popular demand this year’s convention will be held at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas from October 26-28, 2017.

Reserve your room now at the Moody Gardens Hotel by calling 1-888-388-8484 and asking for the Beefmaster rate of $139 per night plus tax. Self-parking is complimentary. Visit www.moodygardenshotel.com for a full overview of the beautiful property and amenities.
 

Become a Trade Show Exhibitor at Beefmasters on the Bay!

During the 2017 BBU Convention, businesses will have the opportunity to exhibit and display their products during the BBU Trade Show. If you would like to be a trade show exhibitor, please fill out the exhibitor form found here. For questions, contact Sarah Davis at 210-732-3132 or sdavis@beefmasters.org.
 

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Beefmaster Caps and Cups For Sale

We have several different styles of caps for sale that have our new logo on them! Cap options are in photos below. If you would like to order a cap please call Jeralyn at 210-732-3132 to pay with a credit card over the phone. Or mail $26.80 ($20/cap and $6.80 for shipping) check payment made out to Beefmaster Breeders United to Attn: Jeralyn Novak, 118 W. Bandera Road, Boerne, TX 78006. Please put in the check memo section: Beefmaster Cap. Please indicate which caps and what quantities you want to purchase. You can also email jnovak@beefmasters.org to order.

We are also selling Beefmaster Breeders United RTIC 30 Oz Stainless Steel Tumbler cups for $30 each plus shipping.    


Fall Ultrasound Season is Almost Here

Make sure to contact your ultrasound technician to schedule a session for the fall season. If you need help locating certified technicians, please contact the BBU office or visit our ultrasound web-page. Please keep in mind that BBU's ultrasound window range is between 320 to 550 days of age. Pre-printed barn sheets are available to BBU members by contacting the BBU office at 210-732-3132 or by email at dhenderson@beefmasters.org. Blank barn sheets are available here on our website.

 


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