BRC Ranch Proudly Sponsors 2024 Texas State Jr. Brahman Show Showmanship Contest

At BRC Ranch, we believe in fostering the next generation of Brahman cattle enthusiasts and supporting the youth of the Texas Brahman industry. That’s why we were honored to be the presenting sponsor of the 2024 Texas Junior Brahman Association Showmanship Contest. This prestigious event, organized by the Texas Junior Brahman Association, welcomed over 230 youth exhibitors, each showcasing their …

BRC Customers Hit $1 Million in Brahman Heifer Sales

We are thrilled to share some exciting news from the latest Brahman Country Genetics Sale. After this week’s sale, we are proud to announce that Brahman females sold by BRC customers have hit the $1 million mark in sales! Since we started tracking Brahman auction data in October 2022 – that’s just 20 months – an impressive 152 head of …

BRC Wins Inaugural Bos Indicus International “Phenotype to Genotype” Brahman Show

BRC Ranch’s prize-winning Brahmans rose to the top at the first-ever Bos Indicus International “Phenotype+Genotype” Brahman Show. This groundbreaking event, a first of its kind in the Brahman breed, marked a significant shift in how cattle are judged, blending traditional and modern evaluation methods to better align show ring outcomes with real-world production traits. Phenotype to genotype shows have become …

Brahman Country Genetics Brahman Female Sale Report

The Brahman Country Genetics Brahman Female Sale was a resounding success, held at BRC Ranch on May 25, 2024. Unlike typical sales, this event did not feature BRC-branded cattle but rather cattle consigned by our amazing network of customers and friends. The sale serves as a collaborative platform to highlight the outstanding quality of Brahman females bred with BRC bloodlines …

BRC: Hustlers Not Haters

At BRC, we often get asked, “Why do you help others in the Brahman breed so much?” From our free educational content to our annual Brahman Country Genetics sale in May, we believe in a spirit of community and collaboration over competition. We understand it’s a radical concept in the Brahman breed — helping other breeders succeed. Traditionally, Brahman breeders …

Brandon Cutrer Judges the 2024 National Gray Brahman Show in Villahermosa, Mexico

Brandon Cutrer, a respected official judge from the American Brahman Breeders Association, took on the role of judge at the 2024 National Gray Brahman Show held in Villahermosa, Mexico. Selected by a popular vote among Mexican breeders, Brandon’s appointment marks the third consecutive year that a representative from the BRC team has been chosen to judge this prestigious event, following …

BRC Bloodlines Triumph Across Three Nations: A Week of Brahman Champion Wins

Last week marked an extraordinary showcase of the power of BRC bloodlines, as they clinched top Brahman champions in cattle shows across three different countries, underscoring the global impact and genetic superiority. And even though BRC actually stands for Brandon and Rachel Cutrer, it’s quickly earning the nickname of the “Brahman Ranch of Champions.” Paraguay: A Noble AchievementIn Paraguay, the …

Noble Daughter Clinches Reserve National Champion Cow of Paraguay

In a striking testament to the enduring legacy of superior genetics, a daughter of the illustrious Brahman sire Noble has been named the Reserve National Champion Cow at Paraguay’s esteemed national cattle show. At just 23 months old and already 8 months pregnant, this impressive cow tipped the scales at 1600 pounds, showcasing the remarkable traits inherited from her renowned …

Mr. Tole 213/1 Wins Grand Champion Bull at Azuero

At the heart of Panama’s prestigious Azuero Fair, an event that showcases the pinnacle of agricultural and livestock talents, Mr. Tole 213/1, a Noble son, clinched the title of Grand Champion Bull. This Brahman bull, owned and bred by Ganadera Circle 5—a renowned Panamanian ranch under the stewardship of Carlos Castillo and his family—stands as a testament to superior breeding …

Noble Son Crowned National Champion Bull at the 2024 AMCC Mexico National Show

The 2024 AMCC Mexico National Show, held in April in the bustling city of Villahermosa, Mexico, was a showcase of some of the finest Brahman cattle in the region. But it was RGO Ibrain de Montebello FIV 259/2 who stole the spotlight, clinching the title of National Champion Bull. Bred and owned by the esteemed Rancho Montebello, this exceptional bull …

BRC Brahman Bull Sale Averages $6060

Brahman and F-1 ranchers across the Gulf Coast gathered online on April 23, 2024, bidding in our spring Brahman bull sale to secure the coveted, performance-oriented BRC Brahman bulls. The sale averaged $6060 per head, which marked a notable 3% increase in average price per bull from our previous bull sale average. Both of the high selling bulls were a …

BRC Announces Top Selling Brahman Sires of 1st Quarter 2024

Brahman Country Genetics, a leading provider of Brahman genetics solutions, is pleased to announce the top 10 high-selling Brahman AI semen sires for the first quarter of 2024. These exceptional sires have demonstrated outstanding genetic merit, contributing to the advancement of the Brahman breed and meeting the needs of discerning breeders worldwide. The ranking for Q1 2024 is as follows: …

ABBA Names BRC 103/8 To Register of Renown

BRC 103/8, the esteemed dam of BRC Me Again Margaret 254 and BRC Money Don’t Jiggle 240, was named to the ABBA (American Brahman Breeders Association) Register of Renown in February 2024 at the annual ABBA membership meeting held in conjunction with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. This female is bred by Rachel Cutrer. As a champion herself during …

Can you just imagine the pastures in Heaven?

Here at BRC, we know that everything we have — our land, our cattle, our strength, our talents – are a gift from God. While we are by no means perfect, we try to glorify God in everything we do and to make it clear that all of BRC’s success is not due to us – but due to God. …

160/8 Named Register of Renown Sire for 2024

BRC Mr. V8 160/8 was named to the American Brahman Breeders Association Register of Renown in February 2024 at the ABBA’s Annual Membership Meeting in Houston, Texas.  The ABBA Register of Renown is a program that is designed to recognize sires that produce show ring winners at ABBA approved shows. A sire accumulates points on his offspring throughout their show …

Two BRC Females Named to Maternal Merit

Of all the awards earned by BRC at the Houston 2024 show, this one is the one we are most proud of: BRC Ranch achieved two maternal merit awards outlining our ranch’s focus on fertility and functionality in our cow herd. The ABBA’s Maternal Merit award is one that recognizes females within the herd with a superior calving interval and …

Over the Hump with Claude Koontz

In this episode you’ll hear from Claude Koontz, son of Henry Clay Koontz of the original HK Ranch and great-great grandson of Capt. Keeran, one of the original breeders who purchased the Indian cattle at the port of Indianola. This episode features history and nostalgia of HK Ranch, The Millionaire, stories of life on the HK, and much much more. …

BRC’s Modern Brahman Take Top Honors at Houston 2024

Houston, Texas – BRC Ranch exhibited their championship show string at the 2024 Houston Livestock Show, which was also the 100th Anniversary celebration of the American Brahman Breeders Association. The BRC team proudly claimed a record-number of awards at this prestigious show including winning three of the group class competitions (the most of any ranch), 9 class winners, 6 division …

Over the Hump: Harley Wade

In conjunction with the Houston Livestock Show, we are excited to feature insights from Harley Wade, BRC Herdsman for the last 5 years. During this time, Harley has led the BRC show cattle to unprecedented victories at the National Brahman Show and International Brahman Show. In this episode, he shares his inspiring story of how he got started showing, moving …

BRC Cattle for Sale Data Sheet

Volume discounts offered with the purchase of 3, 5, 8 or 10 head. List accurate as of Friday, March 15 – 10 a.m. Click on the animal’s name for a link to their ABBA full pedigree. You are welcome at the ranch to visit the cattle. Replacement Heifers for Sale BRC Bye Felecia 396 BRC Lorraine 402 BRC Cassie Belle …

The Story of Noble

In this episode of the Over the Hump Podcast, listeners are in for a real treat as they learn about the the legacy of Noble 458/7, a globally popular Brahman herd sire who left an indelible mark on the cattle industry worldwide.  Brandon and Rachel Cutrer, along with Keaton Dodd, Sam Sparks, and Kolten Thigpen, come together to share stories …

Over the Hump: Jim Reeves

You’re in for a real treat in this episode of Over the Hump, where we’ll hear from Jim Reeves, a lifelong professional in the purebred livestock industry. Reeves served as the executive vice president of the American Brahman Breeders Association during their 75th anniversary achievement and shares lots of good memories from that time. In this episode, you’ll hear reflections …

Consignments Open for 2024 Brahman Country Genetics Female Sale

Calling all BRC & Brahman Country Genetics customers! It’s time to begin preparing your consignments for our 2nd Annual Brahman Country Genetics Female Sale. This sale, created in 2023, is our annual sale where we feature Brahman replacement females, show heifer prospects, and more from BRC customers. The sale is a live, in-person sale at BRC Ranch, held Saturday, May …

Over the Hump Podcast: Jim Sartwelle

The latest episode of the Over the Hump Podcast is now live! In this exciting installment, we are joined by none other than Jimmy Sartwelle, widely recognized as the “Voice of the Brahman breed” and proudly known as the “Grandson of ABBA.” Sartwelle describes stories of J.W. Sartwelle, who is the “father of ABBA” and the man who created the …

BRC Wynonna Named Reserve Supreme Junior Female of the 2024 Cattleman’s Congress

BRC Wynonna 238, a Captain daughter out of 263, was named Reserve Supreme Champion American Female of the 2024 Cattleman’s Congress in Oklahoma City. Exhibited by Mollie Jo Cutrer, Wynonna 238 was named Champion Brahman Female under judge Cheryl Linthicum, which granted her admission into the Supreme Championship of all breeds. In the Supreme lineup, Mollie competed against the grand …

BRC Wins Supreme American Bull at 2024 Cattlemen’s Congress

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – BRC Money Don’t Jiggle 240 was named Supreme Champion American Bull of the 2024 Cattleman’s Congress Show. This show is one of the largest multi-breed cattle exhibitions in the United States and draws in the best of the best contestants nationwide. BRC Money Don’t Jiggle 240 was selected as the Grand Champion Brahman Bull, putting him …

Over the Hump Episode: Chris Shivers

We are pleased to announce our latest episode of Over the Hump, featuring Chris Shivers of Infinity Cattle Services. It’s a great episode discussing Brahman sales trends, history and more. Episode Reference Photos: Reference photo of Karu 800 showing at Houston as a calf. Mature photo of JDH Karu 800 Photo of Miss V8 617/2 being shown by Tammy Watts …

Top Selling Brahman AI Sires of Q4 2023

BRC Ranch and Brahman Country Genetics is proud to announce the top selling Brahman AI Sires of the 4th Quarter 2023. These semen sales reflect sales across the United States and globally. USA customers can select from BRC AI sires at any time by placing orders at www.shopbrcutrer.com. International clients, please email office@brcutrer.com to place your orders or request a …

BRC’s Top 10 Brahman Moments of 2023

As the year comes to a close, it’s time to reminisce on the incredible journey BRC has had throughout 2023. From triumphs in the show ring to impactful industry contributions, each moment has been a testament to dedication, hard work, and the passion for Brahman cattle. 10. Harley’s MustacheTo kick things off with a lighthearted note, Harley’s mustache became a …

Making Money in the Cattle Business: Real Talk from a Real Ranch

By Rachel Cutrer Ever scroll through social media and get hit with those glamorous posts about someone’s stellar cattle business? Winning shows, selling top-notch cattle, but then, bam! Behind the scenes, in reality, what you may not see is the real day to day that goes into making a profit in the cattle business. It’s a reality check that hits …

Over the Hump Podcast Episode 1

It’s live! Episode 1 of Over The Hump is now available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify and more! Episode Highlights If you enjoyed hearing about our favorite animals, here are some links: “I absolutely love your “Over the Hump” concept. BRC, one again, is setting the new standard for serious “breeders” not just “propagators of livestock. I hope it really …

BRC Sires Named Top Sires of Paraguay 2023

The Paraguay Brahman Association recently unveiled their Top Sires of 2023 list, with two BRC bulls making the top five as the most widely used sires of the country. The ranking of sires is as follows: “Paraguay as a country represents a group of breeders who are very focused on fertility, maternal quality, breed character, and moderate frame sizes,” said …

BRC Ranch Breeds 2023 National Champion Grey Brahman Bull and Female

Bryan, Texas – Cattle with structural soundness, functionality, and look rose to the top of the 2023 National Brahman Show under judge Jennifer Parker of Texas. With over 1000 entries from the American Brahman Breeders Association members, the competition was fierce. BRC Ranch proudly announces the achievements of our championship Brahman cattle, all bred by Brandon and Rachel Cutrer. Key …

The BRC Modern Brahman is Headed to Costa Rica

BRC Ranch is proud to announce the recent shipment of 5 outstanding Brahman heifers and 1 outstanding Brahman bull to Dr. Claudio Ohrlich of Costa Rica. This project represents two months of collaboration on the genetic improvement project to elevate Dr. Ohrlich’s herd and in turn, provide outstanding American Brahman genetics to fellow ranchers in Costa Rica. The logistical coordination …

Unveiling the Spectacular Lineup for the 2023 BRC Night of Champions

The excitement is building, and the anticipation is high as we proudly unveil the lineup of items that will be featured in the upcoming 2023 BRC Night of Champions! This year’s event promises to be an unforgettable celebration of excellence, and we’re thrilled to share a sneak peek of the remarkable offerings that await you on this enchanting night. Flexibility …

2023 BRC Best of the Spring Borns Sale Report

The 2023 BRC Best of the Spring Borns Online Sale, held on October 17, 2023, was a remarkable event that showcased the exceptional demand for BRC genetics and the Brahman breed. This online sale drew the attention of cattle enthusiasts and breeders from far and wide, with bidders from three international countries and the USA. Here are the key highlights …

BRC Championships at the 2023 State Fair of Texas

Dallas, Texas, October 13, 2023 — BRC continues to affirm it’s position as the ranch of Brahman excellence at the 2023 State Fair of Texas, where it clinched a series of prestigious awards and accolades. The highlight of the event was undoubtedly the grand success of BRC’s finest show cattle. BRC Me Again Margaret 254, showcased her undeniable superiority by …

The Founding Six: The Cows That Launched the BRC Dynasty

When we share the origins of the BRC story, we often refer to the time when we got married in 2010 when we owned zero acres and roughly 6 cows between the two of us. Little did we know, these six precious cows would go on to shape the destiny of the ranch and establish a legacy known worldwide as …

Brandon Cutrer Judges ExpoCruz in Bolivia 

SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA –  Brandon Cutrer, co-owner of BRC Ranch, recently served as the distinguished judge for the 49th Anniversary of Brahman in Bolivia, held as part of the prestigious ExpoCruz 2023 event. This milestone celebration of Brahman cattle in Bolivia took place in Santa Cruz, Bolivia in late September 2023.  ExpoCruz, the annual agricultural fair in Bolivia, is a …

Mr. V8 160/8

The Vision for the Future: We Have One. Do You?

By Rachel Cutrer Around a decade ago, Brandon and I found ourselves on a quest to acquire a bull for our Brahman herd. We visited different ranches, looked at bulls at the shows, and since we were young breeders about to spend the money we’d been saving for nearly 2 years, we were excited.  As we often say, “we had …

BRC Wins Grand Champion Bull and Female at Washington County Fair

BRC Ranch kicked off their fall 2023 show season by claiming both the Grand Champion Female and Grand Champion Bull at the 2023 Washington County Fair in Brenham, Texas.  Washington County Fair is the oldest county fair in Texas, held annually each September. The Washington County Fair is one of Texas premiere fairs. It offers several days of exciting events …

Brahman Cattle Prices in the USA: A Mid-Year Report

by Rachel Cutrer Brahman cattle prices are always a topic of discussion amongst breeders, and I for one like to make informed decisions using actual facts rather than speculation. So, a few years ago I started tracking data on any Brahman cattle prices I could find from online sales and public auctions. At the end of each sale season, I …

Brahman Bull Semen: What Determines The Value of a Straw from a Bull?

Recently, our Brahman Education Group on Facebook raised a question: What influences the price of Brahman bull semen in the USA and internationally? The price of Brahman bull semen varies due to several factors. Ranchers, breeders, and enthusiasts often wonder about the driving forces behind these fluctuations. This topic sparks extensive discussions in the breed community. In this blog post, …

BRC Boombox 38 natural breeding cows, summer 2023 at BRC Ranch.

BRC Ranch Sets Bold Precedent with Pioneering Carbon Assessment of High Marbling Brahman Cattle Production

Advancing Beef Cattle Excellence through Climate Smart Ranching Boling, Texas, August 27, 2023 – BRC Ranch, a visionary leader in the cattle industry, has taken a groundbreaking stride towards sustainable and innovative cattle production with the completion of its inaugural carbon assessment. In a remarkable display of leadership, BRC Ranch reaffirms its commitment to sustainable ranching practices and environmental stewardship. …