9 things to consider before buying cattle

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 …

International Women’s Day

Rachel Cutrer, co-owner of BRC, was recently featured by Sullivan Supply in their tribute to celebrating women in the livestock business. The blog features several inspiring women in the cattle business, and you can read it here. Here is Rachel’s portion: Rachel Cutrer – Founder of Ranch House Designs, Inc. & BR Cutrer, Inc. Brahman Ranch Rachel Cutrer has never believed in …

BRC Genetics Top Monteria, Colombia Show

BRC proudly congratulates Tasmania Ranch of Colombia and Leon Brahman of Colombia for their recent success as the very competitive Monteria show, hosted by Asocebu Colombia. Cattle sired by BRC sires claimed several of the top championships at this prestigious show including: Grand Champion FemaleBred and exhibited by Tasmania RanchSired by BRC’s Noble Reserve Grand Champion FemaleBred and exhibited by …

Brahman Udder Quality

Teat and Udder Scoring

By Keaton Dodd Anybody with long term experience in the cattle business has experienced the detrimental effects of poor udder quality. Nothing can be more frustrating than trying to get a newborn Brahman calf nursing and battling oversized teats or poor udder suspension. Mother nature has made it challenging enough to get a calf born, up, and nursing without having …

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2021 BRC Herd Reference Guide

We are proud to present the 2021 BRC Herd Reference Guide! This annual publication features in-depth information on the BRC Program, new sires for 2021, updated sires for 2021, and our top BRC Brahman donors. New for 2021 – We are introducing our Beef on Dairy initiative, plus worldwide sire reports and more! • Get it emailed to you here: …

Arms Cattle Co. Acquires BRC 160

BR Cutrer, Inc. announced today the sale of half-interest in their 160/8 Brahman herd sire to Arms Cattle Co. “The Arms family has been acquiring top genetics from several breeders across the southern United States in 2020 and 2021,” said Brandon Cutrer, co-general manager of BRC. “We are so thrilled that they selected 160 as their foundation herd bull to …

BRC Announces $BD Index for Beef on Dairy

Over the past few years, Beef on Dairy has been steadily building steam across our industry and shows no sign of slowing down.  There has been a steady push within dairy farms to improve the value of the calves out of the mid- and lower-tier cow within a milking herd. For those upper-end cows, there has always been a clear …

The Buyers Checklist – New Educational Resource

How many times have you heard a horror story from a fellow cattle producer who got messed around in a bad cattle deal? Sadly, not all livestock sellers are honest in their dealings – especially when they are selling to a new cattle enthusiast who may not have as much experience in buying and may not know what questions to …

History of Brahman Pedigrees Online Webinar Now Available

BRC is proud to present a new course offering to help new breeders (or experienced breeders who want a refresher) learn the major bloodlines impacting the Brahman breed from the 1920s to present. NEW COURSE: History of Brahman Pedigrees You’ve heard of bulls like Manso obviously, but this presentation will discuss tons of other great bulls who have shaped the …

Santa Cruz Ranch Acquires Interest in BRC Republic of Texas 36

For Immediate Release B.R. Cutrer, Inc. announced today the sale of half-interest in BRC Republic of Texas 36 “El Tejano” to Santa Cruz Ranch of Victoria, Texas.  “El Tejano” is a purebred Brahman bull who has captured the attention of Brahman breeders worldwide for his outstanding combination of performance, intriguing bloodlines, and unique phenotype.  “El Tejano is a bull that …

BRC Announces Top Selling Brahman AI Sires of 2020

BRC / Brahman Country Genetics is proud to announce the top selling Brahman AI semen sires of 2020. “Noble” – BRC’s Mr. V8 458/7 – For the third year in a row, the king Noble tops the list of our most popular Brahman AI sire worldwide. Noble has established himself as the #1 sire of champions in the USA for …

Keaton Dodd Named Director of Genetics for BRC

B.R. Cutrer is thrilled to announce that Keaton Dodd will serve as Director of Genetics, beginning in 2021. As director, Keaton will lead the BRC Genomics and Performance Programs. He will also coordinate the Brahman Country Genetics Cooperator Program.  “We’ve worked with Keaton in the past and he truly is an expert in Brahman genetics” said Rachel Cutrer, owner and …

Introducing YetiStone

Introducing our FIRST BRC Young Gun 2021! BRC’s Mr. V8 588/8 “YetiStone” – $100/unithttps://shopbrcutrer.com/products/yetistone If you’re wondering how he got the name, it’s partially in keeping tradition with naming from the Yellowstone tv show, since he’s a half-brother to Dutton (both are out of 21 Boom Shaka Laka) — except his sire is Yeti! Get it – YetiStone? Ever since …

Announcing the BRC Educational Workshop Series for 2021

BR Cutrer, Inc. is proud to present the 2021 BRC Educational Workshop Series will be begin January 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. with our first BRC Live Zoom workshop of the year. January’s live webinar features “History of Brahman Pedigrees” by Keaton Dodd, who just recently completed a master’s degree focusing on Brahman genetics. In this workshop, we’ll share and …

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Sloan Williams

A legendary Texas cattleman who’s impact on the BRC program is immeasurable. A loving tribute by his granddaughter, Rachel Cutrer. Generosity.Love.Kindness.Cheerfulness. When I think about my grandpa, Sloan Williams, these are the first few words that come to mind. I think of his smile, his laughter, his joy. Then, I start thinking about some of the deeper traits that come …

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BRC Featured on American Rancher

BR Cutrer was very proud to be featured on RFD-TV / Superior Production’s American Rancher show in December 2020. Our segment featured BRC, Brahman Country Beef, and Ranch House Designs. We hope you will enjoy watching and learning more about our operation and vision for the future with Brahman cattle.

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BRC to be Featured on RFD-TV’s American Rancher

BR Cutrer will be featured on RFD-TV’s American Rancher television show on December 21 at 8:00 p.m. CST / 9 p.m. Eastern. The American Rancher is a half-hour television series that reaches a vast audience through RFD-TV (on DISH Channel 231 & DirecTV Channel 345).  Each week, they feature a glimpse into the lives of America’s hard working men and women …

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Request for our December 2020 Heifers for Sale Show List

We are pleased to have just released our December 2020 private treaty heifer show list. We have 11 heifers available at this time. Please complete the form below and we will email you the heifer information and private video link. Please note we are replying to these emails personally, this is not an automated system, so it may take a …

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BRC Donates Heifer in The Brahman Foundation Sale Dec. 7-8

Brandon and Rachel Cutrer proudly announce their 2020 donation to The Brahman Foundation “Funding the Future” online sale. BRC Shadow at Sunset 86 will be one of the headlining lots of this annual sale, whose proceeds are 100% donated to The Brahman Foundation educational and scholarship activities. BRC Shadow at Sunset 86 represents some of BRC’s best. This April 2020 …

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Best Cattle Names of 2020

Here’s something fun! A FUN vote! With our new BRC operation we added individual names to our cattle. And we make it fun! Check out the poll here and go rate all of our favorite names from 2020! We like a bit of rock music, Texas history, and even some old John Wayne westerns. VOTE HERE: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Z8SBCLQ Here are some …

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2020 National Show Winners from BRC

Shreveport, LA – November 2020 B.R. Cutrer, Inc. exhibited 11 head of championship Brahman cattle at the 2020 National Brahman Show, held in conjunction with the State Fair of Louisiana. Doug Pierce, of Blinn College, judged. There were over 600 entries of red and grey Brahman cattle at the show. BRC exhibited 2 Reserve Division Champions, 3 class winners, and …

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B.R. Cutrer, Inc. held their “Best of the Spring Borns” Online Sale

B.R. Cutrer, Inc. held their “Best of the Spring Borns” Online Sale on October 28, 2020 in partnership with DVAuction. The sale averaged $25,460 on 5 head of registered Brahman cattle aged 10 months or less.  The high selling lot was Lot 1 – Choice in Half Interest in our Top Three January 2020 Bulls, and was offered by Annie …

BRC Fall Private Treaty Heifer List

Want to know what’s in our private treaty heifer group? We’d love to email it to you! Go to http://bit.ly/BRCPT2020 and enter your email and we will get it right over to you. We will have 15 heifers in the private treaty group, and then these will be the only BRC heifers available from now until June. So, if you’re …

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Livestock Ecology

by Jan Bonsma Chapter 3 from The Wortham Foundation Lectures in Animal Science For the full book, you can download a PDF here: https://bit.ly/3cYz8vx Animal ecology is the science which explains the interaction between the animal and its total environment. In livestock production it is essential to have a clear concept of how each environmental factor influences the animal and how …

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Jan Bonsma Book: The Wortham Lectures in Animal Science

BRC is proud to offer a digital download in PDF format of Jan Bonsma’s book “The Wortham Lectures in Animal Science.” Nearly ten years ago, Brandon Cutrer was in his early twenties, and a fellow Brahman breeder – Louis Dooley of Louisiana – recognized a spark in Brandon. A spark for breed improvement, and performance programs. Mr. Dooley mentioned to …

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Research Paper: Why +Mr. V8 458/7 “Noble” Should Be Used In Your Herd

Research paper by Shelby Phelps  Presented for Mr. Dwight Bertrand  Ag. Economics 401 McNeese State University 12 April 2020 Note: This paper was written for a college Ag Economics course by our good friend and fellow breeder Shelby Phelps. It was so good we wanted to share. Thank you Shelby for your detailed research. To many brahman breeders and fellow …

Fall AI Tips

Let Us Help Pick Your AI Sires for Fall 2020

With fall breeding season upon us, BRC wants to let you know how we are here to help. We appreciate all of the Brahman, Hereford, Angus, and other breeders who have invested in BRC / Brahman Country AI sires. It is our goal that we match you with the best possible Brahman AI sires for your desired goals, cow herd, …

Brahman Days Workshop

Brahman Days Workshop 2020

October 29-30, 2020Virtual Workshop in 2020! BRC invites you to their annual Brahman Days Workshop, the largest Brahman educational event in the USA! This workshop will be held virtually this year, due to Covid-19, but is definitely set to be one of the best we’ve ever had! Each year, we work very hard to secure nationally acclaimed beef industry educators …

Disposition Scores in Cattle

Brahman Disposition Scores

Have you ever heard the phrase “….them wild brimmers….”. Ugh. Makes us cringe. Unfortunately Brahmans, and other breeds of cattle too, have sometimes gotten a reputation for disposition challenges. Within all breeds, there are animals and bloodlines that are more gentle, and those that are more nervous. Using disposition scoring is a great way to monitor, manage and select for …

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BRC Beyond the Banners Scholarship Winners

B.R. Cutrer, Inc. announces the winners of the 2020 BRC Beyond the Banners Scholarship. This scholarship was created in 2019 and was awarded through our contributions to The Brahman Foundation.  Generosity and giving back is a pillar of BRC, and we set aside a portion of all of our cattle sales to go towards supporting Brahman youth. This year we …

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BRC Genetics Prevail at the Kickoff Classic

August 2020Bryan, Texas In the first official ABBA approved show of the fall, BRC genetics had an outstanding showing at the 2020 Kickoff Classic in Bryan, Texas. Due to Covid-19, this was our first show competition since Houston 2020. BRC was one of the most consistent ranches at the show, winning 5 classes with cattle from our own ranch showstring, …

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Hump Day Graphics and Memes

Hey, at BRC, every day is hump day! Here are some of our favorite Hump Day graphics and memes. Feel free to use them any time you want. As one of the largest Brahman ranches in the USA, we say goodbye camels and hello Brahmans on Wednesday and on every day. Feel free to use these graphics on your social …

Where Tradition Meets Modern

There’s actually over 150 years of history and tradition behind the Brahman breed’s hottest new brand – BRC. In this short clip, Brandon and Rachel Cutrer explain a glimpse into what BRC is, and why we care so many about tradition and innovation.

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How Covid-19 Has Impacted This Ranch

The American ranch is known for their determination, perseverance, and grit. It’s part of the spirit of the west, and cowboy code.  When Covid-19 hit, life changed, for every American. And while farmers and ranchers have resilience bred into their spirits for generations, the change is still noticeable and affecting rural America.  Here are the things we have noticed as …

The Code of the West

The Code of the West

Ethics and integrity are pillars of BRC, and in our opinion, one of the best examples of what we try to strive for is known as “The Code of the West.” That, along with the Bible, are pretty solid rules for living. These simple rules for living are ones we adhere to: 1) Live each day with courage.2) Take pride …

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Brahman vs. Beefmaster

When it comes to Brahman and Beefmaster cattle, both are a great choice to start your cattle business with. Both breeds were developed right here in the USA and have been thriving here for generations. Beefmaster cattle are composed of 50% Brahman, 25% Hereford and 25% Shorthorn. In this blog, we will compare the differences between Brahman cattle and Beefmaster …