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Position Announcement: Accounting Assistant

HOURS: Expected 20  hours per week SALARY: Negotiable based on experience We are looking for a part time accounting assistant to work with approximately 6 family-owned businesses primarily to assist with accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, bookkeeping, data analysis and financial reporting. Preference is given to candidates who can work mornings, and work out of our Wharton office. Candidates must …

BRC Hey Dude 118 National Champion Bull

BRC Hey Dude 118 Named National Champion

Shreveport, Louisiana BRC Hey Dude 118 was named 2022 National Champion Brahman Bull at the 62nd National Brahman Show held in Shreveport, Louisiana. He is sired by BRC 160/8 and out of a female that we acquired when we made our investment in the Southern Cattle Company purchase. Mitch Thomas, a Charolais breeder and well-respected cattleman from Raymondville, Texas judged. …

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Get Your Free 2023 Calving Record Book

It’s an annual tradition for BRC to send out complimentary Brahman calving record books! We believe so strongly in the importance of accuracy in birthdates, birth weights, udder scores, calf vigor and more that we have created this unique calving record book especially for Brahman breeders. It has a spot for everything you need to submit to ABBA when registering …

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BRC Online Sale Sets $51,560 Average Valuation Per Head

Demand for the “Modern American Brahman” has reached an all time high – so far – with the recent BRC “Best of the Spring Borns” sale commanding a $51,560 average valuation per head.  The sale was held October 18, 2022 through DV Auction and featured five half-interest lots. Bidders registered from all around the world.  The high selling bull lot …

Brandon Cutrer Judging in Ecuador

Brandon Cutrer judges National Brahman Show of Ecuador 

Brandon Cutrer, general manager of BRC, travelled to Guayaquil, Ecuador in October 2022 to serve as judge of the National Brahman Show.  Brandon was especially impressed with the overall quality and uniformity of all the cattle at the show. He judged both red and grey Brahman cattle during the two day event.  Brandon serves as an official ABBA judge for …

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Half-Interest and Partnership Female Questions

Partnerships in high-profile cattle are often very common, since sellers often wish to retain a partial interest in their best females. But, partnerships can be tricky, so we have put together this informational blog to list some of the common questions and ways that we handle partnerships at BRC. Each ranch does it different. This is just the way we …

How to Make 1/4 Brahman Cattle

by Rachel Cutrer With the planet getting hotter, it just makes sense to have some level of Brahman blood in your cow herd to add the boost of heat tolerance needed for climate smart ranching. But, ranchers still get paid a premium for Choice and Prime, so carcass quality is very important. With BRC, you can achieve both. We’ve spent …

Brahman Trivia Nights Back October 6 and 13th

During Covid, we hosted Brahman Trivia Nights on Facebook Live so that we could all not go stir crazy from our confinements. We constantly get requests to bring them back, because they were so fun! So we were thinking of ways to get the word out about our upcoming Best of the Spring Borns Sale and we thought what better …

Rachel Cutrer Named to the Capital Farm Credit Board of Directors

Rachel Cutrer was named to the Capital Farm Credit board of directors on September 1, 2022. She was elected to a four year term on the board. Capital Farm Credit is Texas largest agricultural lender and part of the Farm Credit System. Capital Farm Credit is a cooperative, meaning its borrowers are also owners and share in our profits. A …

Cattle Show Barn Design

When people visit BRC Ranch they always ask about the design of our cattle show barn. Unfortunately we didn’t have like “official” architectural plans but we get asked about it enough that we tried to put this show barn plan together so others could use it as a basis of their barn. Our barn layout was designed by Harley Wade …

Brahman Days 2022 Program Announced

You are invited to attend the BRC Brahman Days WorkshopFriday, October 21, 2022 at the Boling Community Center , Boling, Texas Registration: $99 per person followed by the new BRC “Night of Champions” Sales Event! Schedule of Events Friday, October 21, 20229:00 a.m. – Welcome and Kickoff, Chris Shivers, Infinity Cattle Services 9:10 a.m. – Inspiring a New Generation of …

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Freshly Frozen

By Kaylee Smith, BRC Summer Intern If you have ever gone to the grocery store most of the beef or any meat in general is in a cooler, sealed as “fresh,” never frozen. For some reason this tactic draws consumers in, but what you didn’t know is that frozen beef actually lasts longer and has the same amount of quality …

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2022 Brahman Country Spring Genetic Evaluation Sire Summary

The 2022 spring genomic evaluation is complete and we are excited to share the Spring 2022 BRC Sire Summary. Listed below are the traits along with the top 10 leaders for each EPD along with the accuracy value. In this sire summary we included all active BRC breeding bulls, AI sires, current bulls for sale, as well as any BRC …

BRC Genetics Shine at the World Brahman Congress

Asuncion, ParaguayBy: Keaton Dodd BRC Genetics found their way to the winners circle once again at the 2022 World Brahman Congress, held in Paraguay. Of the cattle exhibited that were sired by American genetics, BRC had the second most division champions and reserves. J.D. Hudgins, Inc. genetics claimed the most division wins and reserves amongst the USA breeders. This ranch …

Travel Diary: Grey Summit, Missouri

by Rachel Cutrer In July, Keaton and I attended the Purina Genetic Summit. Here is our travel tips for this area. Transportation: A quick 2 hour flight from Houston IAH to St. Louis made this a very easy travel day. I watched the entire season of Cocaine Cowboys on Netflix during the flights. Lodging: This was the best! We stayed …

Rachel Speaks at Purina Genetic Summit in Missouri

Rachel Cutrer represented BRC as a guest speaker at the 2022 Purina Genetic Summit, held July 11 to 13 at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center in Missouri. This event was a special educational conference for elite seedstock producers nationwide. Approximately 80 top seedstock cattle producers were in attendance. Keaton Dodd, director of genetics here at BRC, was one of the …

BRC Bloodline Tops the All American

Mercedes, Texas BRC bloodlines and genetics topped the 2022 AJBA “All American” National Junior Brahman Show in Mercedes, Texas. From over 350 entries in the grey Brahman females and bull show, BRC genetics rose to the top with 18 class winners, 6 division champions, 3 division reserves, and the Grand Champion Female and Reserve Grand Champion Bull all carrying BRC …

BRC Scholarship Winners

2022 BRC Beyond the Banners Brahman Scholarship Winners Announced

BRC awarded $3500 in scholarships to junior Brahman exhibitors at the 2022 AJBA “All American” in Mercedes, Texas in July. Each summer, BRC’s Beyond the Banners Scholarship rewards graduating senior members of the American Junior Brahman Association through The Brahman Foundation. Rachel Cutrer of BRC was a founding board member of The Brahman Foundation and we firmly believe in continuing …

Travel Diary: Sulphur, Louisiana

By Rachel Cutrer In July, Mollie and I traveled to Sulphur, Louisiana to judge the Braford Junior Nationals. We had a great time on the “girls trip” and I highly recommend this area of Louisiana. The show was a very high quality show and gave me a big appreciation for Braford cattle in this area of the gulf coast. Transportation: …

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What Does it Cost to Win At The All American?

By Rachel Cutrer It’s always interesting when people get into discussions of what does it costs to show Brahman cattle, especially in the female show. When I got home from the recent 2022 AJBA All American, I did a little research which is very insightful as to the cost of winning in Brahman female shows. The Process To begin this …

Marbling in Brahman cattle

Marbling in Brahman Cattle

By Kaylee Smith, BRC Intern When talking beef quality, marbling is one of the first terms that comes up. Intramuscular fat, popularly referred to as marbling, has been given major emphasis within the various beef grading systems in the projection of raw beef characteristics, to eating satisfaction in the cooked meat. Marbling is deposited within the muscle in a loose …

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Famous Brahman Bull Names Database

Choosing a name for your Brahman bull can be a challenge! Everyone has different ideas and you want a name that will make your bull stand out. But, also, you don’t want to take a name that someone else is already using or has used in the past. When it comes to choosing Brahman bull names using pop culture items …

B.R. Cutrer, Inc. Named BIF Seedstock Producer of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Angie Stump Denton, Beef Improvement Federation Communication Coordinator, angiedenton@ksu.edu or 785-562-6197 June 3, 2022 MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) recognized B.R. Cutrer Inc., Wharton, Texas, as the BIF Seedstock Producer of the Year Award on June 3 during the group’s annual research symposium in Las Cruces, New Mexico. This national award is presented …

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Things You Didn’t Know About Brahman Beef: Hump Height

by Kaylee Smith, Intern When you look at a Brahman, the first thing you may notice is the hump and large ears, the two main characteristics Brahman cattle are known for. What you might not know, is the significance that hump height has on Brahman cattle.  Selection for hump height can produce larger correlated responses on other traits. Many of …

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Observing and Avoiding Defects in Brahman Cattle

By Keaton Dodd When a customer comes to your ranch looking for seedstock, as a producer we have a responsibility to supply them with an animal that functions and performs the task expected of that individual depending on gender. A breeding bull should have the ability to travel and cover open cows for multiple seasons of service, and as for …

Brahman vs Angus

Why Brahman? Why Angus?

By Keaton Dodd Brahman and Angus are certainly two of the most recognizable breeds of cattle on a global level. In the southern part of the United States it has become common practice to implement a crossbreeding program using Brahman and Angus. As a matter of fact, these F1’s have proven to be extremely popular, valuable, and honestly some of …

Rachel Cutrer Judging in Mexico

Rachel Cutrer Judges Mexico National Brahman Show

Tampico, Mexico Rachel Cutrer, co-owner of B.R. Cutrer, Inc., served as the official judge of the 2022 AMCC Mexico National Brahman Show in Tampio. She judged over 250 head of Red Brahman bulls and females in the show, along with Hernando Guerra of Mexico who served as the judge of the Grey Brahman division. This judging assignment was a milestone …

Travel Blog: Tampico, Mexico

by Rachel Cutrer In April, I had the honor of judging the National Brahman Show in Tampico. This was my first time traveling to Tampico and I was very excited. I highly recommend any Brahman breeder attend this show. Travel: This was a super easy trip. There is a direct flight on United from Houston IAH to Tampico. It is …

Why Brahman? Why Hereford?

By Keaton Dodd Brahman and Hereford cattle are two of the most popular breeds in the USA. Are you starting a beef cattle enterprise? Selecting a breed of cattle that fits your environment is one of the more important choices for a successful business model. When it comes to picking cattle that work for you, it would help to consider …

BRC Seedstock Assurance Package

BRC Seedstock Assurance Package

We are pleased to announce the BRC Seedstock Assurance Package, which is available free of charge for any animal valued at $25,000 or more at the request of our clients. At BRC, we are committed to providing exceptional experiences for our clients. Many of our clients are new ranchers, and sometimes this comes with a bit of inexperience in basic …

April Webinar: Defects in Brahman Cattle

Recently we heard a cattle expert say “Brahman people really know pedigrees. But Brahman people really DON’T know CATTLE.”  How sad but true. Anyone can study a pedigree, or anyone can compare EPDs. But, very few people have the knowledge and skill to understand visual evaluation. And, that’s where a lot of people get screwed. Or, completely wreck a breeding …

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The Making of Legends: What is a Vanguard Brahman?

by Keaton Dodd The American Brahman’s Greatest Award Have you ever wondered why there is a $ sign in front of your favorite cow, or a (+) symbol in front of the names of some of the breed’s most influential sires? Beginning in the late 70’s, Vanguard has been a distinction given to Brahman bulls and cows who have met …

Upscale Ranch to Table Retail Store Set to Open May 2022 in Wharton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Ranch: Downtown – a premium ranch to table retail shopping experience – is set to open in May in Wharton’s historic downtown by local ranchers Rachel and Brandon Cutrer. The store will have a “shop local / eat local” flair with it’s primary product brands featuring Wharton County farm-to table beef brands: Brahman Country Beef and …

Travel Diary: Mercedes, Texas

We love any opportunity to travel down to “the valley” and we tend to visit this area any time we get the opportunity. We like to visit Mercedes, Texas each spring for the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Exposition. Here are our travel tips for this area. Transportation: We drive, and this is about a 5 hour drive for us. We …

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Using Ultrasound to Improve Carcass Quality in Brahman Cattle

by Keaton Dodd “You cannot manage what you do not measure.” It’s true in life, in business, and in the cattle business. Over the past few decades, the beef industry has greatly improved beef quality across the board, and BRC leads these efforts in the Brahman breed. By ultrasounding our cattle, and making selection decisions based on the ultrasound results, …

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HLSR Scavenger Hunt

Let’s have a little stock show fun! Play our 2022 HLSR Scavenger Hunt! Pickup a checklist at the BRC stalls or use this list. Step 1: Register for the game. Step 2. Find and take a picture of as many items as you can on the list.  Step 3. Post your pics on Instagram with #brcscavengerhunt or post your pics …

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BRC Completes First Shipment to Pakistan

BRC Ranch of Boling, Texas completed a historic shipment of Brahman cattle to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in February 2022.  Waqar Sheikh, innovative Pakistani businessman, selected four Brahman females and two bulls from B.R. Cutrer, Inc. to build his herd of Brahman cattle.  Worldwide Livestock Express and AgroTrade International, owned by the Muskus family, facilitated the shipment.  “We are …

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The Basics of Judging Brahman Cattle

Historically, the way value was solely determined in judging Brahman cattle was based on two features: Pedigree and Phenotype. The first half of that equation is nothing new for most. Using sire and dam to help determine the value of an animal has been done since the beginning of mating registered seedstock. The other part may need just a little …

BR Cutrer Inc. Announces Public Genomic EPD Program

After years of development with Zoetis, BR Cutrer Inc. is proud to announce a program offering genomic-enhanced Estimated Progeny Differences data (EPDs) to the Brahman industry through the Brahman Country Genetic Evaluation.  This program, which is the first of its kind in the Brahman breed, is tailored to Bos Indicus genes, providing vital information on virgin bulls and females, as …

Brahman Country Genomic EPDs: How to Participate

Genomic-enhanced Estimated Progeny Differences are the biggest thing to happen in Brahman genetics since sliced bread. We feel that DNA verification on all cattle, along with genomically-enhanced EPDs are essential for Brahman seedstock breeders.  Giving producers next-level confidence in sire data is something every seedstock producer is going to be interested in, so how should you make sure you’re in …

History of Brahman Bloodlines

Here are BRC, we’re just as passionate about Brahman history as we are Brahman future! Keaton Dodd, Director of Genetics, put together this great Brahman history presentation outlining the major bloodlines of Brahman cattle. Watch this hour-long video where Keaton travels decade-by-decade to review some of the most influential Brahman cows and Brahman bulls of Brahman history. Enjoy!

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BRC Wins Championships at First Two Shows of 2022

BRC started the 2022 year with a two week stock show road trip, exhibiting cattle at the ABBA Winter Classic in Belton and the Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City. With it being a two week trip, BRC herdsman Harley Wade selected the top seven head from our show string to make the trip to ensure the cattle had plenty of …

NCBA Convention 2022

Houston NCBA Convention Ranch Tours

Are you attending the 2022 NCBA Cattle Industry Convention in Houston? Looking to visit a hands-on working cattle ranch while you’re in town? If so, then we’d love to invite you, your family, or even your cattlemen’s association group to enjoy a one-of-a-kind tour of BRC Brahman Ranch. We are located 49 miles from the George R. Brown Convention Center …

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Stocking Your Dream Ranch

By Keaton Dodd You bought a ranch… Now what? Time to stock your cattle ranch! Whether it’s been your lifelong dream, or just looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, investing in property in the form of a ranch has certainly become more popular in recent years. And, now that you’ve purchased land, you’ll want …

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Top Brahman AI Sires of 2021 Announced

Due to climate smart ranching, thousands of ranchers worldwide selected Brahman bulls for use in both pure breeding programs and in crossbreeding programs to add heat tolerance, while maintaining or improving beef quality through BRC’s progressive carcass improvement program. Keaton Dodd, director of genetics for Brahman Country Genetics, announced the top selling Brahman AI sires for 2021. 1. M2 BRC …

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BRC Platinum Genetic Investment Sale Report

The BRC Platinum Genetic Investment Sale capped off a record-breaking year for B.R. Cutrer’s sales in 2022. This sale captured the interest of over 50 different Brahman breeders worldwide who gathered around the screen on December 14 for one day of excitement and competition to buy the best of of BRC’s ‘Modern American Brahman.” BRC Hey Dude 118 was the …

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Partnership Bull FAQs

Here at BRC, our brand is our bond. And, we value integrity and transparency as two of our most core principles. We put together this post to help answer some FAQs about how partnerships can work when owning bulls. Through our many years in the cattle business – as both buyers and sellers – we’ve seen some great partnerships, and …

Position Announcement: Marketing Coordinator

We are seeking candidates for a marketing coordinator to handle marketing and retail activities of three of our family-owned businesses: Brahman Country Beef, BRC Ranch, and Brahman Country Genetics. The main focus of this position is promoting the overall ranch brand and farm-to-table beef brand. Position to begin late December 2021 or January 2021. This is a full time position but …

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BRC Semen Waiting List

Updated 2/21/2022 Due to the large demand for BRC semen, we are working off a waiting list on many bulls. The orders are filled each month as the semen center reports on semen produced. Here is a list for those on the list to see where they are on the list. Due to privacy we simply list the initials of …

Brahman Gift Guide

Brahman Cattle Gift Ideas

It is that time of year again! Let the stress begin, if it hasn’t already.  Holiday gift lists are made, now it’s time for the hard part – figuring out what to get each person and making sure it’s in stock with all the supply chain issues!  Let us be part of your Christmas shopping and provide something unique Brahman …