Brahman EtiCool Virtual Etiquette Class for Students Offered

As a thank you to our BRC junior customers, we are pleased to partner with Helen Perry, image consultant, to offer the BRC Brahman EtiCool Virtual Etiquette Zoom Class. The course is offered complimentary to any of our BRC junior customers ages 7 to 11. A session for older students will be coming soon. The course will be offered Monday, …

How BRC is Different Than Other Brahman Breeders

As the USA’s 4th largest Brahman breeder, BRC is working hard to do things different, and better. While we love Brahman, and are some of the breed’s biggest cheerleaders, we are constantly looking for ways we can improve our own cattle, and improve the Brahman breed’s position in the beef industry. For the last decade, we have been carefully listening …

Thank You for Letting Me Show!

Leslie Hufnagel, a Hereford breeder from Oklahoma sent me this poem several years ago, and I’ve always saved it because it’s so touching. It was originally written by her two daughers (Cassidy & Cobie..then ages 9 and 11) as a present to her stepfather Jerry Edwards on Father’s Day. I hope you enjoy this poem as much as I do. …

Brahman vs Angus

Brahman vs. Angus

Brahman and Angus cattle are two of the most widely known breeds of cattle, and both are excellent as their own individual respective breed. However, when crossing these two breeds  – ranchers can get one of the best combinations for maximum hybrid vigor. Brahman x Angus is one of the most popular crosses for producing F-1 cattle and commercial cattle …

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The Base of the BRC Cow Herd

A few weeks ago, I was WhatsApping with an international breeder and he asked me what was the “base” of the BRC herd. And at first, I explained to him my general spiel that my grandpa owns V8 Ranch….he let us be a part of it until fall 2019….so BRC is our new brand but a lot of our cows …

sample cattle ranch budget

Sample Budget / Profit & Loss Spreadsheet for Purebred Cattle Breeders

Recently a new young Brahman breeder contacted us because they were working on applying for a loan to start their cattle operation, and they had to provide a business plan. They didn’t know where to start, and when we got to thinking about it, there really isn’t a lot of information out there about what it takes to run a …

breeding brahman heifers

Breeding Brahman Heifers

One of our most common questions is “When do you breed your Brahman heifers?” This is a topic that always sparks a debate. In the beef industry, most commercial producers of non-Brahman females will start breeding their heifers around 12 months of age. However, Brahman cattle are traditionally later maturing compared to Bos taurus cattle, and thus, may have different …

what makes a great AI sire

What Makes an AI Sire?

When it comes to choosing an AI sire, not all bulls are created equal. Just because someone decides to collect semen on a bull and tries to sell semen doesn’t mean that bull is worthy of being added to your herd. When you’re choosing an AI sire or considering AI collection on one of your bulls, here are some points to …

brahman bulls for crossbreeding

Best Brahman Bulls for Crossbreeding

Brahman cattle are known as “Crossbreeding’s Common Denominator” because Brahman is the most popular breed for crossbreeding. When you infuse Brahman genetics into a Bos taurus breed, like Angus, Hereford, Shorthorn, or Red Angus, you can achieve the highest level of hybrid vigor (or heterosis) by crossing two breeds that are highly unrelated. This results in greater performance through more …