Beefmaster Featured on RFD-TV
Check out RFD-TV’s The American Rancher Beefmaster feature that premiered on September 7, 2020! View > https://youtu.be/84JfUZ7GYvE The episode will re-air on RFD-TV on Sun., Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. CST. Check with your cable or satellite provider for your RFD-TV listings.
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 arrive in your mailbox next week, until then 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 email@example.com or call us at 210-732-3132. We hope you enjoy the fall issue of The Beefmaster Pay Weight!
Carcass Ultrasound Scan Day
Mike Moss, owner of Pine Springs Ranch, invites all BBU members to a carcass ultrasound scan day on Thursday, September 17 at 1:00pm CST. The event will take place at the ranch located at 15186 E 645 RD, Hulbert, OK. For more information or to ask questions please contact Mike directly at 918-316-0905.
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.
60th Beefmaster Convention Postponed
Due to the elevated concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Beefmaster Breeders United Board of Directors voted unanimously to postpone the 60th BBU Convention until October 2021.
Although we will not have our normal convention, there are several items of business that must still be completed. This includes our annual membership meeting, the election of officers and directors, and a Board of Directors meeting. The elections will be completed via a voting proxy. Your membership voting proxy will be mailed to the address we have on file for your membership account. Please be looking for the proxy in your mailbox during the latter part of September. We ask that you please complete your proxy as soon as possible and return it using the provided prepaid envelope.The membership meeting and election results will be held via web conference on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. The Board of Directors will also meet at 10:00 a.m., on October 29 via web conferencing. Web conference details will follow soon.
BBU Standard of Excellence
Join the BBU “Go International Team” (GIT)
GIT is a voluntary BBU program focused on international marketing of Beefmaster genetics.
GIT Membership Benefits:
BBU Rule Changes Coming January 1, 2021
View all of the BBU webinar recordings by clicking the link below!
Anderson Beefmasters Herd Reduction Sale Report
Salado, Texas – August 29, 2020
23 Open Heifers
7 Bred Heifers
11 Bred Females
1 Pick of Flush
1 Frozen Embryo
64 Total Lots
Gross= $364,750.00, Average= $5,699.22
RGV Beef Development Program
The Rio Grande Valley 23rd Annual Bull Gain Test and Heifer Development Program will be starting on October 7, 2020 at Rio Beef Feedyard in Linn, Texas. If you would like to performance test your cattle, please view the linked packet that will explain the details of the program. Feel free to call Vidal H. Saenz if you have any questions.
Vidal H. Saenz – Hidalgo County Extension Agent-Ag & Natural Resources
(956) 383-1026 (Office)
(956) 802-6589 (Cell)