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BBU SUMMER MEETINGS
MAY 26 – 28, 2021 at the BEVY HOTEL in Boerne, Texas! The complete summer meeting schedule is available here for your convenience. The meetings are open to all BBU members! The hotel reservation deadline to guarantee the $119 group rate for the hotel is May 5, 2021. If you have any issues making reservations, please call 210-732-3132.
Hotel Phone 830-816-5606
GROUP CODE: BEE
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Asociación Beefmaster de Guatemala
The country of Guatemala is proud to announce they have started a Beefmaster association – Asociación Beefmaster de Guatemala. The assocation leadership has been elected as follows:
Mario Marcucci Jr. (President)
Mario Marcucci Sr. (Vice President)
Carlos Rodriguez (Secretary)
Pictured from L to R: Carlos Rodriguez, Francisco Delgado, Francisco Vasquez, Leonel Sisniega, Mario Marcucci Sr., Mario Marcucci Jr.
Learn More About Beefmaster Cattlewomen
If you would like to learn more about the Beefmaster Breeders Cattlewomen, please complete the “Learn More Request Form” linked here and below!
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Remarkable Beefmasters!
Stacy L. Davies from the Roaring Springs Ranch shares what it’s like to run Beefmaster Cattle in the high desert of Eastern Oregon. As always, Beefmaster cattle can thrive anywhere!
JBBA Scholarships
Each year JBBA and other BBU affiliated organizations award over $25,000 to JBBA members through scholarships. Candidates for the scholarships must be a current member of the JBBA and must meet the minimum requirements set forth by each scholarship. Applications are available at www.beefmasters.org/purebred/juniors
JBBA Meeting
The JBBA Board of Directors and Ambassadors would like to invite all of the JBBA membership to the next meeting in Crockett, Texas. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the ETX/LA BMG Spring Fling Show and Sale. The meeting will be held April 17, 2021 at 8 a.m.!
SFA Beef Field Day
Friday, April 30 in Nacogdoches, Texas at the Walter C. Todd Agricultural Research Center Beef Farm!
RSVP by April 16 to Erin G. Brown, Ph.D. 936-468-3705 browneg@sfasu.edu
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SFA Artificial Insemination Clinic
Stephen F. Austin State University will be hosting an artificial insemination clinic on two different days this Spring.
Clinic I – April 29
Clinic II – May 6
Cost $500 (non-refundable)
For more info contact: Erin G. Brown, Ph.D. 936-468-3705 browneg@sfasu.edu
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2021 JBBA National Show Entry Packet
The entry packet for the 2021 JBBA National Show and Convention is up on the website! We would like to encourage everyone to read through the entire packet to catch all of the new contests and programs as well as a few rule changes. Start preparing now for the new contests and if you have any questions please contact any of the people listed for assistance!
Link to Packet: https://bit.ly/37uOFSJ
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Help Sponsor the 2021 JBBA National Show
The JBBA has several sponsorship opportunities available for the 2021 National Show and Convention. If you would be interested in donating to this event and hearing about the different sponsor benefits please fill out this form- https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MX6XF5Y and a JBBA Director will contact you with information.
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WHR News
WHR inventories must be completed and posted online by May 1, 2021.
Here is video showing you how to complete the WHR inventory online! An additional $5 per head will be assessed for the WHR inventories posted online after May 1, 2021.
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The Powerful E6 Female!
We often talk about how the six essentials make the Beefmaster breed excel in so many areas but the benefits of the six essentials don’t stop with purebred animals. The Beefmaster E6 Commercial Female embodies theses traits and applies pure cow power to your herd. To learn more about our E6 program, please click on this link: https://beefmasters.org/purebred/E6_female
Board of Director Spotlight
Meet BBU Director Kito Saenz
Kito owns and operates Farm and Ranch Beefmasters in San Isidro Texas. Kito is a fourth-generation rancher who currently runs over 400 head of registered Beefmasters on two different ranches in Starr County, Texas. The cattle operation uses weights and measurements, Al breeding, flushes their donors, and transfers their embryos to their Beefmaster females using the best genetics available, to always improve their cattle operation. Kito is a Lifetime Member of BBU and has been with BBU since 2002. He is a member of LOBBA and STBBA where he sits on both the South Texas and LOBBA Board.
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Christie Smith Galbraith Obituary
Christie Smith Galbraith, of Abilene, Texas and wife of Gerald Galbraith, died peacefully on March 25, 2021, with family at her side after battling an extended illness. Gerald and Christie have been Beefmaster Breeders for many decades and dedicated to this association since 1991. Please help us offer condolences to her family! Christie’s Obituary >
Ervin Allen Obituary
It is with great sadness that we share the sudden death of BBU Lifetime member Ervin Allen of Scurry, Texas. He was involved in a fatal car wreck on Saturday, March 27. Ervin joined BBU in 1988 and has been a dedicated Beefmaster breeder the past 52 years. He will be truly missed by his Beefmaster family. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers during this tragic time. Ervin’s Obituary >
Directory Information Updates
In preparation for the 2021 BBU Membership Directory, please contact the BBU office if you have any changes or updates to make to your membership listing. For example: new address, new phone number, or new email address. Please contact Rylee Barber at 210-732-3132 to update your information or email her at rbarber@beefmasters.org. Please include your membership number in the correspondence.
Upcoming Events
April 30, 2021
SFA Beef Cattle Field Day, Nacogdoches, TX – More Info
May 01, 2021
Arkansas BBA Annual Spring Meeting & Field Day, Quitman, AR
May 26-27, 2021
BBU Committee Meetings @ The Bevy Hotel, Boerne, TX – More Info
May 28, 2021
Board of Directors Meeting @ The Bevy Hotel, Boerne, TX – More Info
Upcoming Sales
April 10, 2021
Collier Farms Advantage Sale, Giddings, TX – More Info
April 10, 2021
Ozark & Heart of America Spring Sale, Springfield, MO – More Info
April 17, 2021
East Texas and Lousiana BMG Sale, Crockett, TX – More Info
April 23, 2021
Spring Flint Hills Classic Sale, Paxico, KS – More Info
April 24, 2021
5th Annual Midwest Beefmaster Bull & Heifer Sale @ the Four State Stockyards, Exeter, MO
April 24, 2021
BBU National E6 Sale, Brenham, TX
April 24, 2021
Springtime in Texas Sale, Brenham, TX – More Info