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Officer Elections by Proxy ONLY

This year BBU officer elections will be completed via voting proxy ONLY. Your membership voting proxy has been mailed to the address we have on file for your membership account. The proxy was mailed two weeks ago, so if you did not receive it please let us know. We ask that you please complete your proxy as soon as possible and return it using the provided prepaid envelope.

 

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General Membership Meeting
Although we will not have our normal convention this year, we are still hosting our annual general membership meeting via Zoom web conference. The membership meeting and election results will be held via web conference on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. This meeting is open to all BBU members and you can join the meeting via Zoom by clicking the link here and registering for the meeting. Once you register and are approved, you will receive a confirmation email that will provide instructions on how to join the meeting via Zoom.

Please note: no election voting will take place during the meeting, votes will ONLY be taken via proxy this year.

 

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Board of Directors Meeting

You are invited to the Beefmaster Breeders United Board of Directors meeting to be held via web conference on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. This meeting is open to all BBU members and you can join the meeting via Zoom by clicking the link here and registering for the meeting. Once you register and are approved, you will receive a confirmation email that will provide instructions on how to join the meeting via Zoom.

 

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Lone Star BBA Carcass Ultrasound Scan Day

  • Carcass Ultrasound Scan Day is October 24, 2020
  • NOW TAKING APPOINTMENTS!
  • Steve and Cindy Emmons will be hosting the Lone Star Scan Day on October 24, 2020.
  • The Emmons Ranch is located at 541 State Highway 75 North; Fairfield, TX 75840 (5 Miles NORTH of Fairfield.)
  • Ages of calves 500 to 320 days old would have a birthdate between June 12, 2019 to December 1, 2019.
  • Clay Emmons will be scanning for us. Please contact Debbie Cheatham for an appointment at 972-979-8556 or email Debbie.cheatham@proforma.com. We will unload, scan and reload! In and Out Scan!
  • You must have your barnsheet and an appointment.
  • Cost is $20.00 per head

 

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Isa Beefmasters, LLC 59th Beefmaster Bull Sale Report

Isa Beefmasters, LLC’s 59th Beefmaster bull sale was held October 3rd in San Angelo, Texas. It was an excellent sale; with 45 buyers from 9 states, Costa Rica and Mexico taking home 118 Beefmaster bulls at an average of $4864. Isa’s President, Lorenzo Lasater, stated the sale was strong, with excellent demand for good Beefmaster genetics even in an “unprecedented” year. Auctioneer Joe Goggins of Billings, MT sold the 118 bulls in the blistering time of 1 hour, 39 minutes.

The high-selling bull, L Bar 9124, sold to Greg Tatum of Texas for $17,000. This awesome young herd sire prospect is the son of Schneider 0481 and L Bar 7111 and was one of the overall top performers in the offering.

Read More >

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Texas Validation RUSH!

Texas validation deadline is November 1st! We are getting lots of transfers and registrations in the office, make sure you have all of your paperwork lined up and are ready for the Texas validation deadline.

If you have NOT sent us your paperwork yet, it will most likely require a rush fee in order to get the information back to you in a timely manner. If you have any questions please give us a call at the office – (210) 732-3132.

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Read Latest Issue of The Beefmaster Pay Weight

As you read this, the Fall 2020 issue of The Beefmaster Pay Weight has been mailed out to over 12,000 cattlemen and cattlewomen. The newspaper should have arrived in your mailbox this week. If you did not receive a copy, please let Jeralyn know at jnovak@beefmasters.org or you can view it online here! We encourage you to share the digital version with your friends, family and other cattle producers you do business with. Of course, we are happy to mail you more hard copies to share with your friends. If you would like more hard copies, please email Jeralyn at jnovak@beefmasters.org or call us at 210-732-3132. We hope you enjoy the fall issue of The Beefmaster Pay Weight!

 

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Fall 2020 Genetic Evaluation Posted

The 2020 Fall Genetic Evaluation is now available at www.beefmasters.org. This summary compiles the massive amounts of data collected by Beefmaster breeders, as well as the more recently collected genomic results, into the best possible predictions of each animal’s genetic merit.

BREED AVERAGES

PERCENTILE RANK

GENETIC TRENDS

 

 

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2021 JBBA National Show and Convention

Roll the dice, deal the cards and save the dates for the 2021 JBBA National Show and Convention! We will be Betting on Beefmasters in Belton, Texas July 17-23, 2021 for the 37th Annual event.

 

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Interested in learning more about our Satellite Groups?

BBU Satellite associations were developed to help market Beefmasters and carry out BBU programs. In addition, they support BBU programs through field days, ranch tours and seminars. These 9 current satellite organizations were established under the By-Laws of BBU.

To find the closest Satellite association to your location, and to see how you can become a member, please click on the link here.

 

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BBU Rule Changes Coming January 1, 2021

  • All embryo calves will have to be genotyped prior to registration (parent verification (PV) is NOT required) –  which means they must first get a P# to be genotyped.
  • Every AI calf registered will require an AI certificate to register
  • Every embryo calf (without embryos recorded in your BBU inventory) will require and AI certificate to register

 

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