HUNTSVILLE, TX – JULY 11, 2020
3 BULLS, $10,000 AVG $3,334
1 3Nl $5,000
4 PAIR, $13,800 AVG $3,450
11 BRED, $32,450 AVG $2,950
19 OPEN, $38,250 AVG $2,013
4 PICKS, $16,200 AVG $4,050
1 EMBRYO LOT $2,800
43 LOTS $118,500 AVG $2,756
LOT 48- SIRE, ELLIS’ HOLLYWOOD, CONSIGNED BY MCMANUS BEEFMASTERS, LAKE CHARLES, LA; SOLD TO JASON WAGGONER, ROUND TOP, TX FOR $5,000.
LOT 59- SIRE, VFF TORQ’D, CONSIGNED BY JEFF GARNER, BLUE RIDGE, TX; SOLD TO PATRICK ROBINSON, ANGELTON, TX FOR $3,000.
LOT 61- SIRE, SWB VOOZER, CONSIGNED BY CODY MORGAN, LEXINGTON, TX; SOLD TO OSCAR STACEY, BUFFALO, TX FOR $2,000.
LOT 52- OPEN, SIRE, ELLIS’ HOLLYWOOD, CONSIGNED BY LOW FAMILY BEEFMASTERS, ALTO, TX; SOLD TO JEFF GARNER, BLUE RIDGE, TX FOR $6,250.
LOT 50- 3Nl, SIRE, CAPTAIN KNOCKOUT, CONSIGNED BY WOODY LYNETTE STAMPER, BRENHAM, TX; SOLD TO JEFF GARNER, BLUE RIDGE, TX FOR $5000.
LOT 7- OPEN, SIRE, 4B REAL STEEL, CONSIGNED BY MATTHEW MARKWOOD, BRYAN, TX; SOLD TO […]
JUNE 13, 2020
8 Bulls $146,000 avg $18,250
1 3n1 $4,500
9 Pair $28,700 avg $3,189
31 Bred $265,000 avg $8,548
25 Open $174,500 avg $6,780
75 Lots $618,700 avg $8,249
Lot 3- Sire, WPR’s Chick Magnet, consigned by Wallen Prairie Ranch: Sold to Carl and Fran Ditta, Cleveland, TX for $29,000
Lot 2- Sire, WPR’s Empire, consigned by Wallen Prairie Ranch: Sold to Ken Tews, Timpson, TX for $25,000.
Lot 6- Sire, WPR’s Legendmaker, consigned by Wallen Prairie Ranch: Sold to Alan Wright, Magnolia, TX for $25,000.
Lot 5- Sire, WPR’s Capone, consigned by Wallen Prairie Ranch: Sold to Mike Osmundson, Oakdale, CA for $17,000.
Lot 8- Sire, WPR’s Chick Magnet, consigned by Wallen Prairie Ranch: Sold to Roy Barrett, Cypress, TX for $14,000.
Lot 34- Bred, Sire, WPR’s Chick Magnet, Bred to Missouri Outlaw, consigned by Wallen Prairie Ranch: Sold to Randy Mason, Brownstown, IL for $27,000.
Lot 10- Open, sire, WPR’s Capone, consigned by Wallen Prairie Ranch: Sold […]
By Chel Terrell, The Beefmaster Cowman
Growing demand for Beefmaster genetics in the commercial industry has skyrocketed in recent years as seedstock producers strive to develop genetics that not only meet customer demand, they exceed their expectations. Gaining this kind of traction in the commercial realm doesn’t happen overnight – it takes years of diligent work, making tough decisions with patience and fortitude to mold and develop a program into a premier operation that ultimately achieves this purpose.
Derek Frenzel, Temple, Texas, and Larry Meacham, Cat Spring, Texas, two of the leading breeders driving efforts to expand the commercial market for Beefmaster genetics, combined forces in 2009 and established F&M Cattle Co. (FMC). Their forward-thinking partnership has led to growth in Beefmaster sales across the country thanks to their continued focus on utilizing performance data and strict culling practices to improve their breeding program while eagerly helping other breeders achieve success and […]
Brenham, TX – May 30, 2020
6 Bulls $13,000 Avg $$2,167
6 Pair $15,800 Avg $2,634
19 Bred $46,500 Avg $2,448
19 Open $35,100 Avg $1,848
5 Picks $21,100 Avg $4,220
55 Lots $131,500 Avg $2,390
Lot 10- Sire, Captain Crunch, Consigned by Rick Seeker, Brenham, TX: Sold to Louis Deblanc, Kaplan, LA for $3500
Lot 40- Sire, Lyssy’s Playin Dirty, consigned by Carl and Fran Ditta, Cleveland, TX: Sold to David Muegge, Edna, TX for $2600
Lot 55- Sire, Cain 15Z, consigned by Karisch Cattle Co., LaGrange, TX: Sold To Tony and Jackie Watson, Washington, TX for $2600
Lot 21- Bred to SWB Teton, Consigned by Swinging B Ranch, Axtell, TX: Sold to James Woolman, Brenham, TX for $4000
Lot 20- Bred to SWB Teton, Consigned by Swinging B Ranch, Axtell, TX: Sold to Charles Albright, Bellaire, TX for $3700
Lot 23- Bred to SWB Teton, Consigned by Swinging B Ranch, Axtell, TX: Sold to James Woolman, Brenham, TX […]
Tenroc Ranch, Salado, TX
May 16, 2020
7 bulls $26,450 avg $3,779
11 3-n-1s $35,650 avg $3,241
31 pairs $90,300 avg $2,913
16 bred $57,400 avg $3,588
15 open $57,600 avg $3,840
1 semen lot $36,164
1 embryo lot $43,775
1 genetic clone material $3,000
83 Total Lots $350,339 avg $4,221
Lot 85- sire, EMS King George, sold to Danny Arnold, Weslaco, TX for $5,000.
Lot 86- sire, WPR Chick Magnet, sold to Rick Seeker, Brenham, TX for $5,000.
Lot 83- sire, EMS Fire House, sold to Jadyen Samford, Dowderly, TX for $4,300.
Lot 8- Bred to WPR Chick Magnet, sold to D L Ranch, Montgomery, TX for $15,500.
Lot 77- Open, sire, WPR Chick Magnet, sold to Collier Farms, Brenham, TX for $8,500.
Lot 26- Embryo pair, calf sire, Mcalester, sold to D L Ranch, Montgomery, TX for $7,500.
Lot 25- Embryo pair, calf sire, Mcalester, sold to D L Ranch, Montgomery, TX for $6,750.
Lot 75- Open, sire, WPR Chick Magnet, sold to Jadyen […]
By Lance Bauer, Director of Breed Improvement
My last article was about how to use breeding decisions to move forward. This article I will expand on ways to expedite those breeding decisions and make improvement at a more rapid pace. Using all the tools available to improve a herd of cattle is the best way to go. Some of these tools are new, while some are older and have been improved over time. Two tools that are not exactly new but have been improved and used more and more in recent years are: artificial insemination (AI) and embryo transfer (ET). Both tools allow for rapid genetic improvement of a herd. Using both tools in conjunction with breeding decisions can really help move a breeding program forward.
Artificial insemination has been around since 1780 and has been continually improved upon since. AI is a way to incorporate sires with good genetics into your […]
March 6, 2020 – NRG Park, Houston, TX
32 Bulls $160,700 Avg $5,022
2 Pair $16,400 Avg $8,200
17 Bred $70,200 Avg $4,130
23 Open $104,000 Avg $4,522
2 Picks $6,300 Avg $3,150
1 Semen/Embryo Lot $3,210
77 Total Lots $360,810 Avg $4,686
Lot 50- Sire, CF Sugar Britches, consigned by Wallen Prairie Ranch, Lockwood, MO: Sold to Beto Perez, Mexico for $26,000
Lot 67- Sire, McAlester, consigned by Nextgen Cattle Co., Paxico, KS; Sold to C-M Ranches, Kershaw, SC for $24,000
Lot 73- Sire, CF Sugar Bear, consigned by New Relic Ranch, San Antonio, TX: Sold to Carlos Rascon, Mesa, AZ for $7,000
Lot 61- Sire, EMS Fire and Smoke, consigned by Steven and Lyn Anderson, Amarillo, TX: Sold to Phillip Edwards, Lake Charles, LA for $6,750
Lot 58- Sire, CF Sugar Britches, Consigned by Tyler Gwosdz, Orange Grove, TX: Sold to Clay Mills, Mt. Airy, NC for $6,600
Lot 15- Open, Sire, McAlester, consigned by Nextgen Cattle Co., Paxico, […]
By Lance Bauer, Director of Breed Improvement
Beefmaster Breeders United (BBU) is releasing new reproductive Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs).
Beefmasters are known for being a maternal breed and these new EPD tools will help us to select for more maternal animals. The first new Beefmaster EPD is Age at First Calf and the second new EPD is Stayability. Age at First Calf (AFC) is for heifers and Stayability (STAY) is a lifetime measurement.
Age at First Calf is defined as the difference between a heifer’s birthdate and the birthdate of her first calf. When looking at this number, a lower number is more favorable indicating that a heifer is having her calf at a younger age. Contemporary groups for this are broken by utilizing yearling weight groups and the service type with a 120-day calving window. This helps to separate animals that are bred to calve at 24 months from those bred to […]
BOERNE, TEXAS – Oklahoma State University (OSU) Department of Animal and Food Sciences in Stillwater, Oklahoma is initiating a new research cow herd and they are using Beefmaster genetics as their crossbreeding tool. The research effort, led by Dr. Ryan Reuter, will focus on precision ranching for improved long-term sustainability of ranches in Oklahoma and the Southern Plains.
“Our research will focus on incorporating cutting-edge technology such as automated supplementation equipment, on-animal sensors to monitor behavior and stress, and virtual fencing. This technology will allow real-time decision making and better implementation of best management practices. We need a base herd of approximately 70 cows to conduct this research effectively and sustain our research into the future,” said Reuter, Beef Range Nutrition Associate Professor.
OSU is in the process of building a commercial cow herd to facilitate this exciting research. They currently have cows of predominately Angus breeding and will incorporate Beefmaster genetics […]
Houston, Texas – March 6, 2020
Lot 12 – BF 1805 – Cf Sugar Britches x CF 715/4 Silk Lady Bred to BF 1720
Janet Lagow, TX.
Lot 11 – BF 1802 – BF Goldstrike x CF 520/3 Super Sensation Bred to CJ’s Revolution
Janet Lagow, TX.
Lot 16 – BF 1815 – Cf Sugar Britches x CF Tiger Time. Bred to CJ’s Revolution
Jose Louis Canales, MX.
Lot 50 – L 2 76/18 – L2 Turbo 21 x L2 52/11 Knockout Anna Bred to L2 Crimson
L 2 Ranch
Janet Lagow, TX.
Lot 58 – TT 2 – Cf Sugar Britches x L2 94/10 Jacklin Bred to JT The Rock
Stakes Beefmasters, LA.
Lot 4 – CF 518/3 Visions Vanna – Vision x L2 94/05 Vanna Lu Bred to BF Colonel
C4 Beefmasters, TX.
Lot 6 – CF 994/4 Tiger’s Sensation – Cf Adrenaline x Simply Secret with Bull […]
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