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1st Quarter Semen Sales Report from Brahman Country Genetics

We are proud to present our Q1 Brahman semen sales report from Brahman Country Genetics, LLC. Brahman Country Genetics is a global semen and embryo company under the BR Cutrer family of brands. Semen sales from the first quarter indicate a high level of continued growing interest in the Brahman breed. In the first quarter, our company exported Brahman semen …

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Why Ranch Managers Love Brahman Cattle

It’s easy to spot the ranch manager type: Smart, yet down to earth. Ranchy, yet professional. They may be dressed in nice khakis when you see them at the cattle raisers convention, but you know they’d honestly rather be out there in the working pens in their dirty boots and cowboy hat, putting in an honest days work. They’re usually …

BRC Herd Reference Guide

2020 BRC Herd Reference Guide

If you didn’t get one of our new 2020 Herd Reference Guides in Houston, you can get a sneak peak here! If you’d like to get a hard copy, here are two options: Order a copy from Amazon for $9.99. With Prime shipping, and a fast delivery, this helps you get the catalog very quickly. Request a copy from us! …

BRC’s Noble Reigns as Supreme Sire of 2020 Houston Show

Noble, the leading herd sire of BRC, reigned supreme as the premier sire of the 2020 International Brahman Show in Houston, Texas. The show was held March 2-3, 2020 and judged by Brahman breeder Pasquale Swaner of Swaner Brahmans. This is the largest Brahman show in the United States. From 2016 to 2018, BRC offered semen on Noble in an …

Is Your State Good for Brahman Cattle?

“Brahman Country” is a slogan we use in our marketing here at BRC. Why? Because we fully believe the Brahman breed is the best breed for a large portion of the world.  We always say that it’s our personal mission that every cattleman in North America should know and understand the role of Brahman in a purebred and commercial crossbreeding …

Brahman History

A Brief History of Brahman in the United States

By Rachel Cutrer The American Brahman breed has a rich and glorious history in the United States, and here at BRC we are always proud of our heritage in the breed yet look for progressive and modern practices to keep the breed moving forward.  This blog is a brief summary of the history of Brahman cattle in the United States. …

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15 Of Our Favorite Houston Photos

As we look forward to the Houston festivities next week, we thought it would be fun to share some of our most favorite photos from the Houston Brahman Show over the last 40 years, and the stories that go with them. These next few photos all revolve around +Miss V8 382/7, and the wonderful/horrific memories of showing her at Houston …

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Country Roads Brahman Meme

We love Brahman cattle and are always making fun memes to share the fun. If you like these, visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/brcutrer.

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Free Brahman Kids Printables and Brahman Educational Worksheets for Teachers

We love kids here at BRC and we know what it’s like to look for fun and educational activities to keep your little ones entertained. That’s why we put together these free educational resources that you are welcome to print at home and use at home, in your home schooling activities, at your 4-H meetings, kids activities, or any way …

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BRC Wins Grand Championships at Dixie National

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI- B.R. Cutrer, Inc. exhibited at the 2020 Dixie National in Jackson, Mississippi and claimed the Grand Champion Brahman Bull and Grand Champion Brahman Female. They also exhibited the Champion Get-of-Sire and Champion ET Produce of Dam. Jennifer Parker judged. BRC’s 805/8 was named Grand Champion Brahman Female and was previous selected as junior division champion. She is sired …

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What Does It Cost to Raise Brahman Cattle?

We’ve had several “a-ha” moments while raising our Brahman cattle, and a lot of them have involved discovering some key costs and figures that affected our bottom line. When Brandon and I took over financial management of the previous operation we were part of, we were starting from zero in terms of knowing what it costs to operate. We had …

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High Standards at Tom Brothers

Tom Brothers Partnered with BR Cutrer to Develop New Blood Simbrah Ellen Tom says she is only as good as the worst cow on her place. With that philosophy, it’s important to have high standards. Driven by data with a keen eye for conformation, it’s strict criteria she sets for the seedstock they breed.  We couldn’t agree more. That’s why …

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2020 Houston Brahman Show Activities

BR Cutrer invites you to join us March 2 – 6, 2020 for the best week of the year for Brahman activities in the United States: The Houston Livestock Show! This page is a resource for all things BRC / HLSR. If we can assist you with any of your travel planning, activity planning, or questions please email office@brcutrer.com. Houston …

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January 2020 Carcass Ultrasound Results

Carcass quality and efficiency is one of the main pillars of BRC’s Brahman 2020 quest. We are pleased to share the results of our most recent carcass ultrasound project. In January 2020, we ultrasounded 30 calves as part of a contemporary group. These cattle are 100% Brahman. The average % IMF (indicator of marbling) for the group was 4.18%, which …

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Marketing Your F-1 Brahmans

We believe the Brahman F-1 is the best cross for the United States Gulf Coast – aka “Brahman Country” – and that using a Brahman bull or Brahman cow in a crossbreeding program just makes sense for this environment. There will always be a strong demand for the Brahman F-1 female, also known as “The Queen of Cow Country” because …

2020 Spring AI Herd Consultations

Breeding decisions don’t have to be a gamble – make your own luck with the help of our expert team. A consultation with the experts at Brahman Country Genetics and B.R. Cutrer, Inc. can help you maximize the potential of your Brahman herd. How It Works: Book a herd consultation with us and 1-2 of our BRC team members will …

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Dutton Semen Waiting List

Thank you to the many breeders who have inquired about semen on Dutton, 376/8. We collected Dutton this fall, and are using him already in our own herd and flushing. We are working on a waiting list now. This is no-obligation, we will just notify you when we have it back in stock.

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How Much Does a Brahman Heifer Cost?

Anytime someone is interested in buying Brahman, price is always one of the first questions that comes up. Just like any other breed of cattle, you can buy Brahman cattle all throughout the south, any day of the week, at all price points ranging from super cheap to as expensive as you’d like to pay. If you are thinking of …

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What Brahman EPDs and Symbols Mean

We always like to share information to help new people in the Brahman breed understand some of the things we take as second nature. One of these would be understanding Brahman EPDs and also understanding the symbols you see in front of Brahman pedigrees. + – A plus sign in front of a name means “Register of Renown” which is …

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Brahman Brand Requirements

If you’re new to Brahman, you’ve probably noticed there is a lot of variation on how different ranches use their brands and numbering system. The American Brahman Breeders Association requires a brand for a Brahman to be registered. The first requirement is for your ranch holding brand (i.e. BC, VL, M check, half-circle-L, etc). This brand is usually placed on …

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Brahman Country Beef Genetics Names Top Sires 2019

B.R. Cutrer, Inc. and Brahman Country Beef Genetics LLC named it’s top selling semen AI sires of 2019. In terms of volume of semen, ranked by number of units sold, we proudly announce the top 10 Brahman AI sires: Mr. V8 458/7 “Noble” Mr. V8 376/8 “Dutton” Mr. V8 135/7 Mr. V8 279/7 Mr. V8 259/7 Mr. V8 48/8, a …

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Rachel Northington Hudgins

Our Hero and Texas Pioneer Legend Reprinted and adapted from the Wharton Journal Spectator, February 4, 1982 – Shared from our cousin Bud Northington Rachel Northington Hudgins: Texas Pioneer Woman and Our Family Hero Tradition and heritage is deeply rooted in everything we do at B.R. Cutrer. Our involvement in the Brahman breed all started with the courage and bravery of …

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Houston Livestock Show 2020 Invitation and Travel Plans

B.R. Cutrer wishes to invite you to visit us and other American Brahman breeders during the USA’s biggest and best Brahman event: The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. This year’s Brahman dates will be March 2 to 6, 2020. The female show will be on March 5 and the bull show will be March 6. Our new BRC headquarters is …

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BR Cutrer Named Member of Go Texan Program

B.R. Cutrer, Inc. is honored to have been named to the Go Texan program, coordinated by Texas Department of Agriculture. We appreciate the support of Texas Department of Agriculture in helping spread Texas cattle and Texas genetics across the world.

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Brahman Beef Cuts

For the commercial cattleman, beef is ultimately why we’re in business. Through our Brahman Country Beef program, we have seen first hand how health, performance, and carcass merit directly impact a rancher’s bottom line. Our goal is one day a Houston Champion that has the genetics to grade USDA Prime – and we think it can happen! We made this …

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Brahman vs. Hereford

In the beef industry – especially in the south and the gulf coast area – Brahman cattle and Hereford cattle are quite possibly one of the best combinations for crossbreeding. The maximum hybrid vigor (or heterosis) is achieved when you cross breeds that are different. In this blog, we will compare the differences between Brahman cattle and Hereford cattle. Together, …

2020 BRC Brahman Days Workshop

Join us October 30, 2020 for our 4th Annual Brahman Country Workshop – hosted by BR Cutrer and featuring nationally acclaimed beef industry and business speakers. Registration is open, and the full schedule will be available in summer 2020. Watch this page for continued updates and don’t forget to sign up for our mailing list to receive workshop notifications.

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Recommended Vendors

In our new venture of BRC, we have been able to work with a variety of vendors in the cattle business and agricultural sector, and we wanted to share these contacts with you. We recommend these businesses for any Brahman cattle business. Livestock Trailers: Star Metal Fabrication and Trailers, Wharton Texas General Livestock Equipment: Champion Rancher’s Construction, Hempstead, Texas Fencing: …

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Dutton Featured on The Brahman Journal December Cover

BRC was very honored this December to have our young herd sire, Mr. V8 376/8 “Dutton” featured on the cover of The Brahman Journal. We are strong supporters of The Brahman Journal as a great advertising outlet for Brahman cattle. You can also find BRC each month on the back cover of this Brahman magazine. You can view the magazine …

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BRC Internship Program (3 Internships Offered)

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Show Barn Assistant / Cow Herd Assistant – B.R. Cutrer, Inc. Spring 2020 Internship runs approximately January 1 to May 15  – Applications Open – FILLED Summer Internship runs approximately May 15 to August 15 – FILLED Fall 2020 Internship runs approximately August 15 to December 20   – Applications Open Spring 2021 Internships run approximately January 1 …

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10 Quotes Every Brahman Breeder Needs to Read

The Brahman business is at one of it’s all time highs right now, in terms of popularity throughout the southern United States and the world. And here at BRC, we are proud to be leading the efforts of promoting Brahman, innovating the breed, and serving our customers. Here are some of the inspirational quotes shared at our 2019 Brahman Country …

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Brahman Flushes for Sale

Occasionally throughout the year we offer the opportunity to purchase IVF flushes on available Brahman donors in the B.R. Cutrer donor lineup of our world-famous BRC Brahman donor females. The BRC cow herd has built an international reputation of prominence for championship American Brahman females of excellence.  We offer choices for donors with the option of raising the calves here in …

Brahman Embryos for Sale

From time to time, we offer frozen Brahman embryos here at BRC, featuring matings on our excellent line up of championship American Brahman females of excellence and world-famous Brahman AI sires. Our embryos range from $500 to $1500 per embryo. Embryos are available for export internationally only at this time. Current Listings Include: Embryos out of +Miss V8 100/7 x …

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BRC 1 Donated to Brahman Foundation Charity Auction

B.R. Cutrer, Inc. is proud to announce the donation of BRC Mamma Mia 1 – the first female to be branded with the new BRC brand – to The Brahman Foundation “Funding the Future” Charity Auction, held December 3-5 at Cattle In Motion. “Starting a new brand is a big thing,” said Rachel Cutrer, an owner of BRC. “There’s a …

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BRC Genetics Shine in Colombia Nacional Cebú Girardot 2019

BRC congratulates our Colombian semen sales customers on their success at the recent Nacional Cebú Girardot 2019. The show was held during the last weekend of November and featured the best in Cebu breeds in Colombia. We are very appreciative of our many relationships with top Colombian Brahman breeders who have selected BRC herd bulls to use in their outstanding …

December 2019 Brahman Journal Ad

In this holiday season, we wish all our Brahman friends around the world a happy and joyful holiday! Look for our ad on the back cover of the December Brahman Journal.

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Dutton Named 2019 Reserve National Champion Bull

Rosenberg, Texas – Mr. V8 376/8 “Dutton” was named 2019 Reserve National Champion Brahman Bull at the National Brahman Show in Rosenberg, Texas on November 23rd. Judge Joe Paschal selected Dutton from a field of over 200 Brahman bulls aged from yearling to three year old bulls. Dr. Paschal is regarded as one of the premier Brahman judges of the …

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Santa’s Helper: Brahman Style

It’s the holiday season and we know how hard it is to get unique, exciting gifts for your loved ones who seem to have everything! If you have someone special in your life who LOVES BRAHMAN CATTLE, then let BRC help you secure the coolest and most unique Christmas gift you can imagine: BRAHMANS. We do this every year for …

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Why birthweight matters in Brahman cattle.

by Rachel Cutrer We believe that the Brahman bull is the #1 bull to use in crossbreeding systems throughout the south, where warm climates and harsh conditions prevail.  Using a Brahman bull on any other breed maximizes hybrid vigor, giving you more pounds at weaning and yearling. However, it also means more pounds at birth. By understanding this, producers can …

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New Sires Added to the Brahman Country Bull Offering

Brahman Country Beef Genetics is pleased to announce the addition of four new bulls to our Brahman Country Beef Genetics semen offering. Through our genetics company, we are able to offer outstanding Brahman AI sires and embryos from well known herds throughout the world. We bring these genetics to you in a convenient and easy ordering system. New bulls added …

Elvis Semen Specials Announced for National Brahman Show in November

Through our partnership with Brahman Country Beef Genetics and Triple H Cattle Company, we are excited to announce a very special semen opportunity on Mr. V8 48/8 “Elvis” in conjunction with the National Brahman Show this month. Elvis semen will be available for $100 per unit with a 5 unit minimum, through our online store. Elvis is a very high …

BRC Offers First Brahman Bulls in USA to Sell With Genomic-Enhanced EPDs

B.R. Cutrer, Inc. is proud to be the first Brahman breeders in the U.S. to incorporate genomic-enhanced EPDs (expected progeny differences) into their herd. Genomic-enhanced EPDs include both the animal’s measurements and their DNA. This unique genetic evaluation was calculated through our strategic partnership with Zoetis, a leader in the animal genetics industry using their HD50K technology.  The first bulls …

Introducing Mr. V8 376/8 “Dutton”

We are excited to introduce Mr. V8 376/8 “Dutton”, a March 2018 bull bred and raised by V8 Ranch. He is sired by +Mr. V8 458/7 “Noble” and out of the two-time Houston Grand Champion Female Miss V8 21/8. Dutton is also a full brother to Miss V8 824/8, the $70,000 high selling female of our fall 2018 online sale …

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BRC Genetics Prevail at Brahman Junior Nationals

Texarkana, Arkansas July 2019 Cattle from the BRC bloodline excelled at the 2019 AJBA “All American” National Junior Brahman Show. Our bloodlines were extremely well represented throughout the bull show, heifer show, and bred-and-owned show. Highlights include: Grand Champion Grey Female – Miss V8 671/8 – sired by Mr. V8 458/7 “Noble” Reserve Grand Champion Grey Bull – Mr. V8 …

B.R. Cutrer, Inc. Prevail at Brahman Junior Nationals

Texarkana, Arkansas July 2019 B.R. Cutrer, Inc. excelled at the 2019 AJBA “All American” National Junior Brahman Show. BRC bloodlines were extremely well represented throughout the bull show, heifer show, and bred-and-owned show. Highlights include: Grand Champion Grey Female – Miss V8 671/8 – sired by Mr. V8 458/7 “Noble” Reserve Grand Champion Grey Bull – Mr. V8 195/8 – …

Mollie Cutrer Wins 2nd In Novice All Around – 2019 All American

Texarkana, ARK. – Mollie Jo Cutrer was named 2nd Place High Point Novice All Around at the 2019 AJBA All American National Junior Brahman Show. In order to achieve this award, Mollie had to compete in the cattle show classes, showmanship, and public speaking competitions. She also chose to participate in the poster contest, herdsman quiz, photography and sales talk. …

Brahman Cattle FAQs

Are you new to the Brahman breed of cattle? Here at BRC, we are experts in Brahman cattle and we’re here to help. Here are some of our most common frequently asked questions about Brahman cattle. We are happy to help in any way. Q: What’s the best thing about Brahman cattle? A: We don’t have enough room to answer …

Genetica Tropical Added as BRC Ranch Semen Distributor in Mexico

BRC Ranch is proud to announce Genetica Tropical has been added as a V8 Ranch certified semen distributor representing BRC Ranch bulls in Mexico. Genetica Tropical is a reliable company that offers Brahman, Simmental / Fleckvieh and Simbrah cattle, semen and embryos with genetics that experience tells us that it works well in the tropics, one of the world’s most …

Agrocal Named Honduras Distributor for BRC Ranch Bulls

B.R. Cutrer, Inc. is proud to announce Agrocal as a new distributor of BRC Ranch semen, serving Central America. Agrocal is a company with over 25 years of experience in the sale of bovine semen throughout Honduras. They are equipped with a team of engineers and animal scientists who provide advise and assistance to farmers throughout Honduras. Agrocal will be …