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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
JBBA Nationals Speech Topics
The schedule has been set and young Beefmaster breeders are preparing for the 33rd annual Junior Beefmaster Breeders Association (JBBA) National Convention and Junior Show to be held in Wichita Falls, Texas. The show and convention will take place at the J S Bridwell Agricultural Center from July 16 – 22.
JBBA members will have the opportunity to compete in a speech contest during the convention. The topics for the competition are:
The 39th Annual Ozark & Heart of America Beefmaster Sale was held this past Saturday, April 8th in Springfield, Mo. The sale had 162 registered buyers from over six different states. Thank you to all the buyers and consignors!
Tested bulls averaged over $3,300 per lot
Pairs averaged over $3,000 per lot
Bred heifers averaged $2,200 per lot
Bred cows averaged $2,700 per lot
Futurity Bulls averaged over $2,600 per lot
Futurity Heifers averaged over $2,200 per lot
If you have a sale report and would like to share it on our website, on social media and on the Beefmaster eNews, please send the report to email@example.com. Thank you!
June 2017 BBU Committee Meetings and Board Meeting
The Beefmaster Breeders United committee meetings will be taking place June 28 - 29, 2017 at the DRURY PLAZA HOTEL SAN ANTONIO NORTH, 823 North Loop 1604 East, San Antonio, TX 78232. The BBU Board of Directors will meet on June 30, 2017 at the DRURY PLAZA HOTEL SAN ANTONIO NORTH.
Room reservations can be made by reserving online through the Beefmaster group booking link (https://www.druryhotels.com/Reservations.aspx?groupno=2293666). Reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-325-0720 and refer to the group number of 2293666.
Reservations must be received on or before Friday, June 2, 2017.
Below is a schedule of the committee meetings. If you are not sure what committee you are one, you can view the committees list here.
WEDNESDAY - JUNE 28
THURSDAY - JUNE 29
FRIDAY – JUNE 30
After a long day of meetings let's unwind with great food, good friends and whole lot of fun! At the conclusion of the committee meetings on June 29th, BBU will be hosting a dinner and social at San Antonio's Topgolf.For just $30 per person, you will enjoy a delicious dinner and three hours of unlimited golf playtime: 7 - 10 pm. Payment can be made by credit card on file, credit card over the phone or by mailing in payment.
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
San Antonio, TX 78214
JBBA National Show & Convention Schedule
THE 2017 JBBA NATIONAL SHOW SCHEDULE IS POSTED ONLINE!The National Show Packet will be posted on the website, shared on social media and sent out over email later this month. Until then, please review the schedule and make your hotel reservations.
Nominations must be sent to Collin Osbourn and completed nomination forms can be mailed, faxed or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. BBU will accept nominations for the following awards: New Member of the Year, Member of the Year, Environmental Award, Performance Breeder of the Year, and Breeder of the Year.
Click here to download nomination forms.
Whole Herd Reporting News
The 2017 WHR (Whole Herd Reporting) inventories were mailed out in January. These WHR inventories must be completed and returned to the BBU office by May 1, 2017. An additional $5 per head will be assessed for the WHR inventories returned after May 1, 2017.
Please note if you are participating in a spring sale, your WHR inventory needs to be updated and returned prior to registering any animals born in 2017. BBU members who are interested in enrolling in the WHR program, but are not currently participating, please contact the BBU office at 210-732-3132 or email@example.com.
JBBA National Show: Hotels
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org to order.
We are also selling Beefmaster Breeders United RTIC 30 Oz Stainless Steel Tumbler cups for $30 each plus shipping.
Scholarship Applications Available
Did you know that the Junior Beefmaster Breeders Association offers several scholarships throughout the year to junior Beefmaster breeders? Several scholarship applications are now available on the junior page of www.beefmasters.org and the due dates are for this spring and summer! Apply soon and share the information with your fellow BBU and JBBA members.