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Advertise in the Fall 2017 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: July 15, 2017

Mail Date: September 15, 2017

Audience: Commercial Cattlemen

Format: Black/White or Full-Color Newspaper

If you would like to reserve your advertisement space and/or get price information view the media kit below or contact Jeralyn at 210-732-3132 jnovak@beefmasters.org.
 

JBBA National Show and Convention

The JBBA National Show and Convention is coming up in less than two weeks and we are excited to see everyone in Wichita Falls, Texas. Here are some last minute announcements and reminders for those attending and those interested in the JBBA program.

The 2017 JBBA Show Catalog is now posted online!

Live Webcast

Tune into cattleinmotion.com on July 19th – 21st to watch the 2017 JBBA National Shows. On Wednesday, July 19 at 1:30 pm (CDT) the JBBA members will compete in showmanship contests and on Thursday, July 20 starting at 8:00 am (CDT) the E6/Advancer Heifer Show, Bred & Owned Bull Show and Bred & Owned Heifer Show, and Pee-Wee and Calcutta Showmanship will take place. Then on Friday, July 21 at 8:00 am (CDT) it will be time for the JBBA National Heifer Show. The show catalog is posted online for you to follow along with while watching the live webcast.

Show Catalog →

 

Support Your Junior Beefmaster Breeders!

Look what the JBBA directors will be auctioning off during the live auction at the JBBA National Show and Convention on Thursday, July 20th at 6:00 pm in Wichita Falls, Texas. Absentee bidding is available. 

  • Genetic Preservation (beginning process of cloning) donated by Viagen
  • Fishing trip for two from South Padre/Port Isabel (equipment provided) donated by Scott Pokrass
  • Five Customizable t-shirts and koozies
  • Wooden Furniture
  • Two $1000 Certificates toward any service provided by Trans Ova Genetics
  • BBQ dinner for 40 people/Steak dinner for 20 within Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas or Louisiana donated by Pittin’ & Grillin’ BBQ (Scott, Diann & Metz Branch/Blackland Beefmasters)
  • Justin boots (Non-exotic) donated by The Mule Barn (Loren & Nancy Gilmore/Gilmore Ranch Beefmasters)
  • Four Texas A&M vs. Nichols State Football Tickets 9/9/2017 plus parking pass
  • Custom made boot rack
  • Artificial Insemination (AI) School, donated by Genex (located in Stephenville, TX); along with an AI kit, donated by Bovine Elite
  • Beefmaster Breeders United metal ranch sign (see picture)
  • Fire pit, donated by Lyssy Beefmasters (see picture)
  • Wooden American Flag (see picture)
  • Metal Clock (see picture)
  • Frozen Embyos (Fusion x Logan's Bengal Baby) donated by Collier Farms
  • Three night stay in Matagorda, TX. Beach condo includes 4 bedroom, 2 bath, water front with a boat slip, fishing & beach equipment

Click here to view photos.

This is only a sampling of the items that will be available. Continue to watch for new items in each eNews and on social media. If you are interested in bidding on any of the items (you DO NOT have to be present to bid), please contact any JBBA director or any member of the JBBA Adult Advisory Committee. Listed below are some of the JBBA directors and volunteers with their contact information.

Seth Byers 254-631-9693

Emily Martin 832-314-5267

Raleigh Scherer 979-203-7236

Darrell Glaser 254-721-1497

Allison Wagner Wells 979-251-0325

Tricia Mackie 254-721-2983


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 Meetings and Topgolf Social

BBU committees and Board of Directors met last week in San Antonio, Texas for three days of committee meetings. The meetings were very successful and the future of the Beefmaster breed is solid. Members that attended the meetings had a chance to relax and socialize at the Topgolf social held last Thursday! Thank you to all of our committee members and directors for your hard work and dedication to the Beefmaster breed.

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.
 

Apply for a BBU award today! Award Applications Available Now!
 
Each year Beefmaster Breeders United recognizes outstanding members through various awards at the annual national convention! The award applications and nomination forms are now available online. Award nominees are due to the BBU office by June 16th with completed nomination forms due by July 25th! Award winners are announced at the 2017 BBU Convention in Galveston, Texas.

Nominations must be sent to Collin Osbourn and completed nomination forms can be mailed, faxed or emailed to cosbourn@beefmasters.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.

 


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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.    


Beefmasters Expand Throughout Europe

The BBU International Committee - Europe Sub-committee, spear headed by Doyle Sanders, has been working with USDA/FAS in Ankara (Capital of Turkey) to help educate Turkish cattlemen on benefits of Beefmaster genetics. On May 31, 2017 “Tarim Turk”, a leading ag journal in Turkey, published a feature article on Beefmasters.

There was also a Beefmasters in Turkey article published in the "Performans" Turkey magazine (page 30-38), with a Beefmaster bull on the front cover.

Click here to view magazine.


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