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American Angus Assn. announces the Ten Texas Breeders who registered the most Angus

published: October 8th 2020 source: American Angus Association

    The 10 producers who registered the most Angus beef cattle in the state of Texas recorded a total of 5221 Angus with the American Angus Association® during fiscal year 2020, which ended Sept....

Brahman association sets up Laura relief fund

published: September 1st 2020 source: American Brahman Breeders Association

  The effects of Hurricane Laura have been felt by many people across southwest Louisiana. The agricultural industry is no stranger to hardship and this time is no different. The American Brahman Breeders Association (ABBA) has set up a fund to be distributed directly to those effected by Hurricane Laura....

Merck Animal Health and American Hereford Association announce five-year educational partnership

published: June 9th 2020 source: American Hereford Association

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) announces its five-year partnership with the American Hereford Association (AHA) to educate members and cattle producers on the importance of animal health programs in maximizing cattle’s genetic potential....

American Red Program off and running to meet needs of producers

published: March 17th 2020 source: Red Angus Association of America

  DENVER – American Red, the new collaboration between the Red Angus Association of America and Santa Gertrudis Breeders International, officially launched last month at the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Tradeshow in San Antonio, Texas....

AHA provides Hereford breeders with a comprehensive educational experience

published: June 20th 2019 source: American Hereford Association

More than 200 Hereford enthusiasts traveled to Kansas City, Mo., June 3-4, for two days jam-packed with sessions featuring some of the best marketers in the business. With presentations from professionals representing all sectors of the cattle industry, attendees at “The Brand” Marketing Summit gleaned insight on using traditional and digital platforms to better market their programs and to be advocates for the Hereford breed and the beef industry....

American Simmental Association launches large-scale carcass data effort.

published: April 3rd 2019 source: American Simmental Association

  Bozeman, MT - US cattlemen and women have successfully improved beef quality during the last several decades, yet capturing widespread carcass data proves elusive. The most important traits are still among the most difficult to predict....

American Shorthorn Association introduces genetic testing incentive

published: October 5th 2018 source: American Shorthorn Association

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In an effort to encourage breeders to genomically test more Shorthorn females, ASA is introducing the Genomically Enhanced Heifer Program. ASA will be offering incentive to breeders who take advantage of the uLD (25k) or 50k genomic test on their heifer crops....

Angus announces carrier of Neuropathic Hydrocephalus

published: September 14th 2018 source: American Angus Association

The American Angus Association® recently became aware that 3F Epic 4631, AAA 17950219 is a carrier of Neuropathic Hydrocephalus (NH). Although not a potential carrier of NH by pedigree, a son of 3F Epic 4631 was tested and identified as a carrier, and this led the Association to test a DNA sample from 3F Epic 4631 to determine NH status....

American Simmental Association celebrates 50 years

published: September 10th 2018 source: American Simmental Association

Bozeman, MT-The American Simmental Association (ASA) celebrated its 50 years anniversary in conjunction with their annual Fall Focus board meeting and educational symposium at the ASA headquarters in Bozeman, August 25-29....

GENETRUST LLC, promotes Gariss to lead role

published: May 25th 2018 source: GENETRUST

  The GENETRUST partners are pleased to announce the promotion of Cody Gariss to the lead role as chief executive officer/president. Gariss has been involved with GENETRUST since its formation in 2009....

American Hereford Association releasing Maternal Advantage Program to benefit commercial cattlemen

published: April 25th 2018 source: American Hereford Association

Kansas City, Mo. - The American Hereford Association (AHA) is proud to introduce the Maternal Advantage program - a genetically verified program that will be used to identify premium replacement females....

Texas cattleman to lead American Simmental Association

published: January 30th 2018 source: The Hollida Co

Tim Smith of Giddings, Texas, has been elected by the American Simmental Association (ASA) Board of Trustees to serve as chairman of the association for 2018. As owner/operator of Smith Genetics, Smith has been affiliated with Simmental and Simbrah cattle for more than 35 years....

American Angus Association Announces Acquisition of Verified Beef

published: November 6th 2017 by: Katy Holdner source: American Angus Association

  The American Angus Association announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Verified Beef, including its proprietary Reputation Feeder Cattle® program on Nov. 4 at the 2017 Angus Convention in Fort Worth, Texas....

American Simmental Association announces cow herd DNA roundup

published: October 27th 2017 source: American Simmental Association

  Bozeman, MT – The American Simmental Association (ASA) has launched a new research project in partnership with GeneSeek, Inc.®, aimed at collecting female genotypes from whole herds....

Angus Convention to be in the Lone Star State

published: October 20th 2017 by: Jena McRell

The Western ranching spirit is alive and well in Fort Worth, Texas. Whether visiting the historic stockyards and catching the daily cattle drive or exploring the rich history and heritage preserved downtown — it’s a location that brings out an appreciation and respect for the nation’s cattlemen and women, past and present....

For Simbrah news, go online

published: October 20th 2017 source: American Simbrah Breeders

For additional news, events and updated calendar listings, Simbrah breeders and enthusiasts are encouraged to visit In addition to the news, all issues of the magazine and the annual Simbrah News Commer-cial Feature are archived on this site....

SimGenetics wanted for National ASA Sale

published: October 6th 2017 source: Texas Simmental/Simbrah Association

The Fort Worth Live-stock Show will be the home of the American Simmental Association’s (ASA) National Simmen-tal, Percentage Simmental and Simbrah Show, Jan. 28th in Fort Worth. The ASA National Sale will also be held on Jan....

Black Label Sale set for Oct. 14

published: October 6th 2017 source: Texas Simmental/Simbrah Association

The Black Label Sale, featuring Simmental, SimAngus, Angus, Charolais and Red Angus genetics will be hosted by Ship-wreck Cattle Co. on Oct. 14th at the ranch in Grandview, Texas at 5 p.m. For additional details and catalog, visit www....

7P Ranch to hold 42nd Annual Production Sale

published: October 6th 2017 source: Texas Simmental/Simbrah Association

Joe Prud’homme and family will once again host their annual production sale at the ranch in Tyler, Texas on Saturday, Oct. 28th. This year’s sale is their 42nd consecutive event. The 75 Simmental and SimAngus bulls will sell at 1 p....

60 % Off 50K test for a limited time only

published: October 6th 2017 source: Texas Simmental/Simbrah Association

You've come to expect the American Simmental Association (ASA) to le-verage all its resources to provide the industry with the best prices and most robust science.  The Cow-herd DNA Roundup is a perfect example of that service....

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