The BBU office will be closed November 28-29, 2019 for the Thanksgiving holiday, to allow the staff time to celebrate with their family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone and we hope you enjoy the holiday season! Eat Beef.
Please note there was a typo in the November issue of The Beefmaster Cowman. Our office WILL BE OPEN NOVEMBER 21-22, 2019!
For the Christmas and New Year holidays, the BBU office will be closed December 24, 2019 - January 1, 2020. The office will reopen for the New Year on January 2, 2020!
Congratulations to our 2019 Award Winners!
Promote Your Business and Support JBBAWant to promote your breeding program to thousands of 4-H and FFA students? Junior Beefmaster Breeders Association is providing you this opportunity. For just $250 or $125 you can promote the breed and your program at all the major shows in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Mississippi. For more info contact a JBBA Director.
Next Genetic Evaluation RunWe will be running the next Beefmaster breed genetic evaluation in early 2020. In order for animals to be included in this genetic evaluation, our office must have the animal's performance data and registration application submitted by December 13th. Please contact the BBU office at 210-732-3132 if you have any questions.
If you were unable to attend this year’s convention and would like to view the educational sessions held in San Antonio, please click the links below to watch video recordings of the seminars. The videos will also be available on Beefmaster Breeders United Facebook page and YouTube channel.
Live Oak BBA Scan Day
Membership renewal notices will be going out through the mail around the beginning of the year. Memberships can be renewed online, via mail or over the phone at 210-732-3132. Lifetime membership is available for a one-time cost of $3,000.
Active/Associate Member Dues
$125 – if paid by Jan. 31, 2020
$135 – if paid by Feb. 29, 2020
$145 – if paid by March 31, 2020
$250 – reinstatement after March 31, 2020
Junior Member Dues
$60 – if paid by Jan. 31, 2020
$70 – if paid by Feb. 29, 2020
$80 – if paid by March 31, 2020$120 – reinstatement after March 31, 2020
WHR & IBR News
The 2020 WHR (Whole Herd Reporting) and IBR (Inventory Based Reporting) inventories will be available online to participating members in December 2019. Be on the lookout for your inventories in your online BBU account.
The IBR inventories must be completed and posted through your online account by February 1, 2020. An additional $5 per head will be assessed for the IBR inventories returned after February 1, 2020.
The WHR inventories must be completed and posted through your online account by May 1, 2020. An additional $5 per head will be assessed for the WHR inventories returned after May 1, 2020.Please note if you are participating in a spring 2020 sale, your WHR or IBR inventory needs to be updated and posted online prior to registering any animals born in 2020. BBU members who are interested in enrolling in the WHR or IBR programs, but are not currently participating, please contact the BBU office at 210-732-3132 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advertise in the spring 2020 issue of The Beefmaster Pay Weight
The Beefmaster Pay Weight is a publication produced by Beefmaster Breeders United and dedicated to serving commercial cattlemen. We feature the latest beef cattle industry news, innovative discoveries in the industry, and discussions about the latest cattle trends and technologies. The Beefmaster Pay Weight was founded to assist the Beefmaster cattle industry with effective advertising and a communication tool with commercial cattlemen throughout the country.
Single copy mailed, bulk mailed to sale barns & digital distribution
Frequency: 2x Spring/Fall
Distribution: 15,000 livestock producers across United States
Deadline for Ad Space: December 15, 2019
Mail Date: February 1, 2020
Audience: Commercial Cattlemen
Format: Black/White or Full-Color NewspaperIf you would like to reserve your advertisement space and/or get price information, please contact Jeralyn at 210-732-3132 or email@example.com.
Winter Supplementation For Your Herd Webinar
November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. CST
During winter, many cattlemen and women utilize harvested forages and even crop residues to serve as the primary diet for their cattle when most grazing forages go dormant. However, many of these feedstuffs may not meet the dietary requirements of the animal. Join Dr. Tryon Wickersham, Texas A&M; Dr. Eric Bailey, University of Missouri; and Dr. Mary Drewnoski, University of Nebraska as they cover the importance of supplementing your herd when generally lower quality feedstuffs make up a majority of the animals diet specific to regions across the U.S.
Beefmaster Caps for Sale
We have several different styles of caps for sale that have our new logo on them! The caps cost $20 each plus shipping. If you would like to order a cap please call Jeralyn at 210-732-3132 to pay with a credit card over the phone.
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