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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 11/17/2021 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 …

Brahman Country Beef Featured on KBTX College Station

Brahman Country Beef and B.R. Cutrer, Inc. was recently featured on the “From the Ground Up” segment by Producers Cooperative on the KBTX channel in the Brazos Valley. Rachel Cutrer spoke about her family heritage and how we are selling Brahman beef direct to consumers through Brahman Country Beef. Rachel commented that the American consumer is so fortunate to have …

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Thank Your Stakeholders With Steak

Gifting season is officially here and, if you haven’t yet, the time to decide what you’ll be sending your employees and clients is now. Our recommendation? Thank your stakeholders with steak. It’s a bold choice, but you wouldn’t be where you are today if you didn’t think bold. What is Brahman beef? Brahman Country Beef® offers a choice selection of …

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What Is A Contemporary Group in Cattle?

by Keaton Dodd We talk a lot about EPD’s as a tool for progressive seedstock outfits trying to make improvements in their cattle’s performance. But, if you use EPDs, you want them to be accurate. There are multiple ways to improve confidence in an EPD like turning in weights, ultrasounding cattle, and keeping up with progeny records. But, classifying contemporary …

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Brahman Days Scholarship Winners Named

B.R. Cutrer, Inc. awarded four scholarships to young Brahman exhibitors at the 2021 Brahman Days Workshop.   These students were selected from a large pool of applicants, based on their answers to essay questions about the Brahman breed’s future, and their future breeding goals.  “Rachel and I both owe a lot of our success to our involvement in the junior …

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BRC Ella Bella Boom 159 is Highest Selling Female in BRC History

After three and a half hours of intense online bidding from Brahman breeders across the US and abroad, at 10:38pm on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, Jones Farm of Tennessee triumphantly claimed ownership of our most exciting spring born heifer of 2021. BRC Ella Bella Boom 159 captured the hearts and eyes of some of the world’s most innovative Brahman breeders, …

Understanding EPDs in Cattle

Understanding EPDs in Brahman Cattle

By Keaton Dodd Breeding cattle is a great challenge. For every improvement you attempt to make, it seems like there is a negative that comes along with it. Many people, including myself, are strong advocates for selecting cattle based on phenotype (meaning the way animal’s look), and that is certainly something that will never go away. But what if I …

Stay Updated from BRC (Even when FB and Instagram crash)

Today’s massive Instagram and Facebook outage reminded us all how much we rely on that information. Make sure you stay in the know with BRC news by joining our text list or our e-mail list. Text BRAHMAN to 484848 to join our text list. And, join our BRC Insider e-mail list to get all the most current information.

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Brahman Country Beef on the Menu for Texas Students

Through the Texas Farm Fresh Network, Brahman Country Beef® has been approved for use in school lunch programs in Wharton, Fort Bend, Austin and Matagorda countries, along with other programs within a 50-mile radius of Brahman Country Beef®’s cooler, located in Wharton and Boling, Texas. Through participation in this program, area students will enjoy safe, healthy and local beef that …

BRC Wins At “The Oldest County Fair” In Texas

Cattle and genetics from the BR Cutrer, Inc. program once again rose to the top at the 2021 Washington County Fair in Brenham, Texas. The ranch personally exhibited 4 championship titles, and ranchers utilizing BRC genetics also claimed 2 additional titles, including the grand champion female being sired by Noble. We are especially excited about the young cattle that debuted …

Brahman Days Scholarships Established for Students

BRC and Brahman Country Genetics proudly announce the creation of five “Brahman Days Scholarships” that will allow 5 young people in the Brahman breed to attend the workshop free of charge. Additionally, if the selected winner is a minor, this scholarship will provide admission for one guardian to attend as well. Scholarship applications are open to any youth Brahman enthusiasts, …

Bonsma Basics

Bonsma Basics

By Keaton Dodd Many fellow cattle producers are aware of the incredible work performed by Dr. Jan Bonsma and its impact on the beef cattle industry long term. For those who may be new to the business or are just not as familiar with him or his work, his blog can help lay out some of his basic selection pressures …

Brahman Country Beef Gears Up for Best of the West Competition

Brahman Country Beef, beef produced by B.R. Cutrer, Inc., will be headed North to Rendezvous City, Wyoming, on August 28th for the Best of the West Beef Roundup Competition. The event seeks to highlight national beef producers by hosting a beef-tasting competition that will benefit the meat science program at Central Wyoming College.  Competitors will provide New York Strip, ground …

2021 Brahman Days Workshop Information Page

Brahman Days Workshop Friday, October 15, 2021Boling Community Center, Boling, Texas Forget “Take On Me” – it’s time to “Take on Brahmans” at the 2021 Brahman Days Workshop! If you’re wondering why all the neon colors, it’s because this year’s headlining band is the amazing Spazmatics, a wildly popular 80s cover band that will have everyone out of their seats …

BRC Attends Beef Cattle Short Course, Coordinates Farm to Table Session

August 2021 – College Station, Texas The B.R. Cutrer team attended the 2021 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course on August 2 – 4. Keaton Dodd, Brandon & Rachel Cutrer, and Mollie and Annie Cutrer represented the firm.  This year’s BCSC was held in person with over 1,700 participants and 150 agriculture related businesses and vendors attending. During the short …

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Global Bidders Buy in BRC Bred Female Sale

August 11, 2021 – The BRC program continued to capture global attention as their 1st annual bred female sale garnered bidders from the USA, Central America, Africa, and Asia to compete for 9 of the excellent BRC-bred Brahman females.  The high selling female, Miss V8 528/7, sold for $27,600 to CE Cattle Company of Texas.  She represents the Noble sire …

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Sarah and the Bad Judge New Book Available

Rachel Cutrer, author of the Sarah the Showman series, announces the newest release of “Sarah and the Bad Judge” – which released in August 2021 on Amazon. In book 8 in the teen / tween book series, Sarah experiences the “politics” of showing cattle for the first time. She doesn’t understand why a judge wouldn’t just pick the best cattle …

Mr. V8 458/7 Noble Semen Sales

Mr. V8 458/7 is one of the leading semen sales sires of BR Cutrer, Inc., and one of the leading Brahman AI sires worldwide. Semen is available on Mr. V8 458/7 directly from BRC, or through our global semen sales company, Brahman Country Genetics. Through the years, Noble has earned the position as one of the most dominant and consistent …

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BRC Hosts The Brahman Foundation Leadership Camp

July 2021 – Boling, Texas B.R. Cutrer, Inc. was proud to be one of the official ranch hosts for the 2021 Brahman Foundation Leadership Camp. This camp is an educational outreach effort of The Brahman Foundation, which established in 2015 as a 501(c)3 non profit organization dedicated to the future of the Brahman breed. TBF hosts several activities per yeardesigned …

Foot Scoring in Cattle

Foot Scoring in Brahman Cattle

“How are his feet?”  If you are marketing Brahman seedstock, chances are that is a question you have encountered on multiple occasions. In recent times, there has been much more attention placed on improving foot quality to increase longevity in herd, and for good reason… cattle cost way too much to develop to not receive a full productive life. The …

BRC Genetics Shine at the All American

Calves sired by BRC / Brahman Country Genetics had a great showing at the recent AJBA All American, held June 28-July 3, 2021 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. One of the missions of Brahman Country Genetics is to make high quality Brahman genetics available in an affordable and convenient manner. We are proud of these juniors and appreciate their business. The Reserve …

Guide To Making F-1s is Available for Download

If you live in the gulf coast, or southern U.S., using Brahman cattle in an F-1 crossbreeding program usually makes the most sense to utilize your land, labor and resources. In this free PDF guide, we’ll discuss a basic plan for how to breed F-1s and considerations to think of before getting started. Click here to download the PDF.

How to start an F-1 Herd

How To Make F-1 Cattle

Every day, we talk with ranchers in the gulf coast about how to get started with breeding an F1 herd, and using Brahman cattle in that F1 program. If you are ranching in the gulf coast, this is the best type of crossbreeding system to utilize your land, cattle, and resources in the gulf coast environment. Here are the main …

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BRC Announces Cebulandia Partnership

B.R. Cutrer, Inc., Brahman Country Genetics LLC, and Cebulandia are proud to announce a new partnership that will bring the best in American Brahman genetics to Guatemala and surrounding countries, beginning July 1, 2021.  Cebulandia will offer a wide selection of BRC / Brahman Country AI sires designed to serve the registered and commercial cattlemen of Central America.  Bulls available …

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BRC Announces Good Cattle Good Vibes Bred Female Sale

BRC announced the creation of a new sale, featuring breeding age females, to be held online August 10, 2021 at DVAuction. The sale will feature 10 females of breeding age, with calves at side or bred to our top BRC sires. In addition, similar to how we have done our weaned heifers, AFTER this sale, we will also offer bidders …

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Rachel Cutrer Speaks at 2021 BIF Research Symposium & Convention

Rachel Cutrer, co-owner of BRC, recently spoke at the 2021 Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium and Convention. This year was the 53rd annual conference and took place at the Iowa Event Center in Des Moines, Iowa on June 22nd through 25th. The conference theme was “Innovation to Application” and was hosted by Iowa State University. Rachel was honored to be …

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Brahman Country Beef / FitBeef & Volleman’s Home Delivery

The milkman is making a comeback! We are so excited to announce that we are partnering with Volleman’s Home Delivery to bring Brahman Country Beef and FitBeef straight from our ranch to your door. This new way of delivery is taking place in the Dallas – Fort Worth area this week and we couldn’t be happier that our delicious beef …

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BRC Best of the Fall Borns Sale Attracts Worldwide Buyers

The BRC Best of the Fall Borns Sale, held June 1, 2021 at DVAuction.com, garnered attention from the global Brahman community, with bidders from the United States, Mexico, Colombia, South Africa, and Thailand.  “This sale really showcases the depth of the genetic diversity at BRC,” said Rachel Cutrer, co-owner. “The fact that the sale offering featured the service of seven …

Sale Concierge Service

We’re here to help make your Brahman buying experience as enjoyable and hassle-free as possible. That’s why we created our BRC Sale Concierge Service, a 100% complimentary service to those interested in bidding in our sale. Here’s a few ways we can help. Remember, it is our honor and joy to be of service. Registration with DV AuctionLet us help …

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9 Things to Consider Before Buying Cattle

Anyone who’s bought cattle from BRC knows that honesty and transparency is a big part of our sales process here at the ranch. In fact, lots of times we’ll tell prospective customers what’s WRONG with the cattle before we talk about what we like. But, sadly, often we get a calls from breeders in some sort of pickle in the …

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How much Brahman blood do you need to capitalize on heat tolerance?

And why BRC should be your choice for buying Brahman bulls. Texas A&M University’s Beef Cattle Browsing newsletter for May 2021 published a research article about the “Effect of Percent Brahman on Heat Tolerance and Grazing Behavior.” This research seems to address the question of “How much Brahman blood is truly needed to capture the benefits of heat tolerance? This …

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Judging Team Workouts at BRC

In the spirit of BRC’s commitment to education, we are honored to serve as host to numerous intercollegiate and high school livestock judging teams who want to learn about Brahman cattle. This spring, we were host to hundreds of collegiate livestock judging teams from Oklahoma all the way to North Dakota, as they travelled to Texas for the Houston Livestock …

BRC 279/7 Named Top Producing Polled Grey Sire of ABBA

In April 2021, The Brahman Journal named BRC’s Mr. V8 279/7 the #1 top champion producing grey Brahman sire of all time. The Brahman Journal recently published a special feature on polled Brahman cattle, and while our polled numbers are small, BRC was awarded both the #1 top producing grey polled bull and female. “We were very honored to receive …

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BRC 797/6 Named Top Producing Polled Grey Female of ABBA

BRC’s Miss V8 797/6 – bred and owned by BRC – was named the #1 top champion producing polled grey female of the ABBA in April 2021 by The Brahman Journal. BRC owned three of the top producing females on the list, which included: +BRC Miss V8 797/6 – Bred and owned by BRC +LMC Polled Passion 55/4 – Bred …

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What BRC Customers Have to Say

“Good Cattle and Good Vibes” is a phrase we use a lot at BR Cutrer. Our herdsman, Harley Wade, initially came up with this phrase because we are committed to selling good cattle and treating people right. But, you hear that from a lot of places. And, sadly, not every ranch is as honest and above the board as we …

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BRC April Webinar: Gulf Coast Ranching for Success

Do you ranch along the Gulf Coast? Or, perhaps you own land in the gulf coast, and know you need to make the best use of it, but don’t know where to start. Ranching in the gulf coast presents it’s own set of challenges and opportunities. In this free webinar, we will discuss the management and breeding decisions that can …

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BRC “An Evening at the Ranch”

BRC invites you to attend our first seasonal “An Evening at the Ranch” Farm to Table Dinner Experience on Saturday, May 15th, featuring the Go Texan Brahman Country Beef and other local vendors. What is a Farm to Table Dinner? Farm to table dinners are part of the “shop local / eat local” movement. Everything at the dinner will be …

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BRC Lupita 835/7 Enters ABBA Register of Renown in 2021

BRC Lupita 835/7 is the second BRC female to earn the prestigious Register of Renown award for 2021. The Register of Renown recognizes females with multiple progeny showring winnings. Lupita entered the Register of Renown with 93 points from two progeny. Her dominating duo of 160/8 and 622/8 claimed this spot for her. 160/8 was a many time class winner, …

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BRC Wins International Brahman Show

B.R. Cutrer, Inc. claimed the Grand Champion and Reserve Grey Brahman Female at the 2021 International Brahman Show held March 26, 2021 in Waco, Texas. BRC 805/8 was named Grand Champion Female. She was also the senior champion female. The International Show marked the end of 805’s show illustrious show career, including being undefeated in her class during her three …

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What people are saying about BRC’s Championship Females

We are still smiling from the great day of celebrating BRC 805/8 and BRC 117/9 as they were named Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Female at the International Brahman Show in Waco. It was a BRC sweep, as one of our friends said! When 805 was selected as Grand Champion, we saw the smiles amongst our friends watching in …

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+BRC Boom Shaka Laka 21/8 Enters ABBA Register of Renown

The legendary “Boom Shaka Laka” was named to the ABBA Register of Renown, the program that recognizes exemplary progeny show ring accomplishments, in 2021. To earn this designation, a female must gain a minimum of 75 show points earned by at least two or more of her progeny. Boom Shaka Laka earned this from progeny of her first flush. A …

617/2 Holds #1 Grey Female Spot in the ABBA Register of Renown for 2021

+Miss V8 617/2, bred by Sloan Williams and owned by Rachel Cutrer, holds the #1 spot in the ABBA Register of Renown for Top Producing Grey Dams on the Show Circuit for 2021, as announced by The Brahman Journal in March 2021. 617 has a total of 595 points, all from progeny primarily shown in the early 1990s. 617 has …