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Volume 56, Number 7

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Risk Reduction Will Dominate Cattle Markets in 2020 and Beyond ...26

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Testing, Management Reduce Loss to Brisket Disease ...28

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RAAA Year in Review ...38

GENERAL INFORMATION

Published ten times annually by the Red Angus Association of America at the national headquarters (18335 E 103rd Avenue, Suite 202 Commerce City, CO 80022). A non-political magazine dedicated to the promotion and improvement of breeding, feeding and marketing Red Angus cattle. Subscription rate: U.S., 1 year - $30.00; 2 years - $55.00. Canada and Mexico, 1 year - $44.00, 2 years $82.00 (Payable in U.S. Funds Only). International Air Mail, 1 year - $55.00; 2 years - $100.00 (Payable in U.S. Funds Only). These rates are based on Third Class Bulk mailed from Lubbock, Texas. Add $20.00 per year for First Class.

A Look at the Updated GridMaster Selection Index ...44 2020 Virtual National Convention ...44

EDITORIAL AND ADVERTISING POLICY

Advertising and editorial content are not limited to any particular class of product or subject matter. However, we reserve the right to refuse publication of any material not within the bounds of high agricultural ethics. While we devote the utmost care to the preparation of each advertisement, we cannot be held responsible for ads received after the ad deadline. Furthermore, the accuracy and content of copy received over the telephone is entirely the responsibility of the advertiser. No adjustment for incorrect ad copy will be considered for ads that are received after the ad deadline or that are placed over the telephone.

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Board Commentary Association Commentary Marketing Update Member Services Bulletin 2020-2021 JRA Board of Directors

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Member News New Members

58 60

Information Directories Calendar of Events Index to Advertisers

68 70

Cover photo by Tracey Koester, North Dakota.

Editor's Note: The correct winner of the General Life Youth Category was Abby Finn of South Dakota, not Melissa Finn as was mistakenly published in the July/August issue.


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Board Commentary

RAAA Board of Directors President Johnny Rogers Roxboro, North Carolina jrrogers1968@gmail.com First Vice President/ Area 1 Director - West Sam Lorenzen Bend, Oregon lorenzensam@gmail.com Second Vice President/ Region A Director Chuck Feddes Manhattan, Montana feddesredangus@gmail.com Region B Director Connie Mushrush Strong City, Kansas redcows@mushrushredangus.com Region C Director Jeff Pettit Sebree, Kentucky jp@diamondpcattle.com Area 2 Director - Montana/ Board Secretary Kay Klompien Manhattan, Montana klmpnra@gmail.com Area 3 Director - Rocky Mountain Aaron Kravig Karval, Colorado akravig@kravigredangus.com Area 4 Director - Southwest Tony Ballinger Morgan Mills, Texas Anthony.Ballinger@adm.com Area 5 Director - Northern Plains Steve Koester Steele, North Dakota koesterredangus@gmail.com Area 6 Director - Great Plains Newley Hutchison Canton, Oklahoma newley@chainranch.com Area 7 Director - Northeast Rob Hess Hershey, Pennsylvania hessfarm@verizon.net Area 8 Director - Southeast Jim Yance Columbia, Alabama jim@jyjredangus.com Area 9 Director - Midwest Stuart Gilbert Stockport, Iowa redcowrelocators@gmail.com

by Steve Koester, Area 5 Great Plains Director

Marketing Badges, Verification Help Win the Race If you are selling calves sired by Red Angus or your cowherd is Red Angussired, you have just earned a starting gate in the Kentucky Derby of marketing. Now, will you win, place or show? Red Angus has earned an excellent reputation for delivering multiple traits of economic importance to the beef industry. We all know about the tremendous attributes of the females and we know Red Angus feeder cattle deliver consistent efficiencies on the feeding side of the equation, but is that enough to garner the highest premiums? Early marketing results on Red Angus feeder cattle this summer have once again shown us that the more badges your cattle carry, the more dollars they return. Verification is key – very similar to a racehorse who has a solid reputation and well-bred pedigree will garner the most attention. Feeder cattle that have third-party verification have removed a substantial amount of risk from the profit equation. I encourage anyone with cattle for sale to take advantage of the plethora of value-added badges available. The RAAA alone has five programs to help gather up premiums for your cattle. FCCP “yellow tag” program, Allied Access “green tag” Program, Top Dollar Angus, Premium Red Baldy and the American Red programs are all thriving options that drive profit back to producers. I invite you to talk to our marketing team members or go to RedAngus.org/marketing to see the qualifications for each of these programs.

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Along with the previous mentioned programs, we can now add all the vaccination, weaning and hormone programs that all have shown positive returns back to the producer. I encourage each and every one of you to research these programs and find the badges that work for your ranch and start dressing up these feeder cattle. Marketing of feeder cattle has taken a large shift towards verification and it appears that if we do not use this to our advantage, we may be that racehorse trotting across the finish line out of the money. Verification removes risk on both sides of the equation bringing more buyers to the table who are willing to pay more for a high-quality product that also removes risks on their end. Harold Bertz, director of commercial Marketing, and his team are very good at helping each rancher find and implement the program(s) that fit their individual ranch. They are more than willing to assist you in any way. Their contact information is listed on page 10 of the Red Angus Magazine and online at RedAngus.org. Remember folks, make it to the pay window. Don’t just tell the buyers they are good – VERIFY THEM. ■


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RAAA National Staff Chief Executive Officer Tom Brink Ext. 4 • tombrink@redangus.org

Director of Breed Improvement Ryan Boldt Ext. 12 • ryan@redangus.org Director of Office Operations Halla Pfeiff Ext. 10 • halla@redangus.org Tags, ShowsREDSPro Specialist Jeananne Mosher Ext. 18 • jeananne@redangus.org REDSPro and Registry Specialist Toni Scanga Ext. 5 • toni@redangus.org REDSPro and Registry Specialist Billie Bukoski Ext. 6 • billie@redangus.org DNA Programs Coordinator Fallon Flick Ext. 7 • fallon@redangus.org DNA/Customer Service Specialist Ext. 14 • Alana Skelton • alana@redangus.org Database and Registration Consultant Kenda Ponder Ext. 15 • kenda@redangus.org Director of Commercial Marketing Harold Bertz Ext. 19 • harold@redangus.org Commercial Marketing Coordinator Katie Martin Ext. 16 • katieochsner@redangus.org Commercial Marketing Specialist Barrett Simon (316) 452-1792 • barrettsimon@redangus.org Commercial Marketing Specialist Nolan Woodruff Ext. 9 • nolan@redangus.org Tag and Show Programs Coordinator Chessie Mitchell Ext. 2 • chessie@redangus.org Junior Programs Coordinator Kim Heller (515) 851-2019 • kim@redangus.org Director of Communications Brandi Buzzard Frobose Ext. 17 • brandi@redangus.org

Association Commentary by Tom Brink, RAAA Chief Executive Officer

Health, Genetics are Foundation of Successful Calf Marketing Cattle ranchers large and small are beginning to understand what it takes to be more successful at marketing. That is good news, because for too many years – decades actually – many producers were last-minute calf sellers. They did little advance preparation and planning. They simply gathered and sold their calves or yearlings and hoped for the best. However, times are changing. Today’s cattle market participants pay attention to much more than weight, hide color and shrink. Premium-priced feeder calves sold this summer were marketed with documented credentials that included their 1) health background, including previous vaccination treatments, 2) genetic merit and 3) other program qualifications, such as Natural, GAP, C.A.R.E. or NHTC. It is true that marketing cattle requires more work, documentation and cost versus simply selling calves on a given day in the fall. But the rewards are typically more than enough to offset the extra effort and expense. Feeder calves of the same weight and location can experience selling price differentials up to $15 to $25 per cwt, which translates to approximately $100 to $150 per head.

ARA Publisher/Advertising Director Kevin LeMaster (515) 225-0051 • kevin@redangus.org ARA Editorial Coordinator Tracey Koester tracey@redangus.org

CattleFax recently documented that high-financial return producers are more likely to wean their calves for at least 45 days (see accompanying table), thereby staying in tune with buyer demands. In contrast, lowreturn producers shipped their calves straight off the cow more often, or when they did wean, the tendency was to do so for a shorter period of time. Here are two important takeaways from this difference in weaning practices. First, high-return producers have more knowledge about what the market wants. Secondly, they are more likely to follow what they know and take specific action, because doing so positively impacts their bottom line. Low-return producers do not align themselves with market desires as frequently, which is part of why they stay on the lower end for profit.

CattleFax 2020 Cow-Calf Survey Results Ship Calves Off the Cow

Wean Calves 1 to 44 Days

Wean Calves 45 Days or More

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Accounting Director Janet Russell Ext. 11 • janet@redangus.org

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Top cow-calf producers who have become good at marketing realize it is important to listen to what the marketplace is saying. And what the market is saying, first and foremost, is that it wants weaned calves that have a complete vaccination program behind them. Buying only calves weaned 45 to 60 days is one of the most important ways backgrounders and feedlots manage health risk.


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Association Commentary After health and weaning, breed and genetics are next in line for importance to buyers. Some breeds are more demanded than others. Producers that want to market calves in the top tier of available prices will want to build their herds and calf crops around breeds in high demand. Fortunately, Red Angus is among the top few breeds in overall desirability. Red Angus and Red Anguscross calves regularly sell at or near the top of the market in most geographies. This is particularly true for heifers and quite often for the steers as well. Specific genetics within the breed(s) of choice is also critical and is rising to the surface as something buyers want more information about before they bid on a group of calves or yearlings. Feedlots prefer cattle that gain weight rapidly and efficiently, reach acceptably heavy weights when finished, and then hang up a high percentage of

Prime and Choice quality grades without too many yield grade 4’s (overfat carcasses). Red Angus EPDs are great selection tools that are proven to add performance and carcass traits where it is needed (see table below from the RAFI- and JRAsponsored LiveWiRED Project). Cattle buyers are becoming more discriminating all the time, and producers who desire to top the market can benefit from aligning their health and genetic programs with these demands. ■

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The New Normal? To say 2020 has been unprecedented is an understatement. We’re all looking at a new normal, with much uncertainty as to how long it will last or if we will ever fully return to the old normal. For me, making the conscious choice to focus on the positives and not linger too long on the negatives has been crucial during this time. Let’s take a look at a couple positives to focus on at this time. 1. Calf prices, given the situation Obviously, there has been much uncertainty and concern from producers with calves to market. In early summer sales, the offerings were slim compared to previous years as many producers have opted to hold their calves back, hoping things would improve. As our marketing team has watched these sales, we’ve been weary but also pleasantly surprised with the results we’ve seen. In our observations, calf prices have been on par or slightly higher than last year. There is a clear premium for cattle that are weaned or enrolled in an added-value program such as the Feeder Calf Certification Program. Yearlings have sold extremely well in the early summer sales. If you have yet to sell your calves, know that the Red Angus team is rooting for you and we will do all we can to ensure you achieve success when marketing your Red Angus calves.

2. Embracing technology Part of the new normal has been learning to do some of our business virtually. We saw many spring bull sales embracing online bidding for the first time and some were forced to move to an ‘online only’ format. Many summer beef conferences were moved to a virtual format, and we will also be meeting virtually for the 2020 National Red Angus Convention. While we’d prefer to see each other face to face, virtual meetings do decrease travel time and cost, while allowing participants more flexibility to engage while also fulfilling responsibilities at home. Another positive development from the increased use of technology for learning is the addition of the Learn From the Best - Seedstock Series that will educate up-andcoming producers through a series of virtual meetings. Spots are limited and registration closes Sept. 15, so claim your spot soon by visiting RedAngus.org! ■

Special Red Angus Feeder Calf Sale Calendar

Date Oct. 1 Oct. 8 Oct. 21 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Oct. 29 Nov. 2 Nov. 4 Nov. 5 Nov. 6 Nov. 9 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 20 Dec. 3 Dec. 9

FCCP Sales Bagley Livestock Exchange - Bagley, MN Valentine Livestock Auction - Valentine, NE Torrington Livestock - Torrington, WY Valentine Livestock Auction - Valentine, NE Ogallala Livestock - Ogallala, NE Valentine Livestock Auction - Valentine, NE Faith Livestock - Faith, SD Hub City Livestock - Aberdeen, SD Bagley Livestock Exchange - Bagley, MN LaCrosse Livestock - LaCrosse, KS Central Orgeon Livestock Auction - Madras, OR Valentine Livestock Auction - Valentine, NE Russell Livestock - Russell, KS Bloomington Livestock Exchange - Bloomington, WI Bagley Livestock Exchange - Bagley, MN Winter Livestock - Dodge City, KS

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Genetics/Breed Improvement Stable weekly EPD evaluations with data transfer and EPD updates

DNA Average turnaround time decreased by four days while sample submissions increased by 3% Commercial Marketing Team attended 124 bull sales, recording sale data on 8,989 bulls

Registration Members submitted 79% of their cattle records online while only 21% submitted manually with hard copy

Olivia Lee joined staff in August as the new receptionist and voice of RAAA. She comes to us with years of customer service experience in large- and smallcompany atmospheres. She is a fast learner and great contributor to the RAAA team. We are excited for her to join us and to serve the association’s stakeholders.

If your honest answer fell into the first or second statements, reviewing the rules should become a high priority on your todo list. Regardless of which box you checked, there are always changes, updates and additions. Remember, the rules and regulations encompass all elements regarding association business – membership guidelines, data reporting standards, Total Herd Reporting calendar, DNA, show and sale, etc. It is good practice to review them regularly to stay up to date. Technology and science are advancing at a faster pace than ever before and RAAA must keep up to remain pertinent. This is reflected in Core Policy No. 4. “The RAAA is committed to objectively describing and recording cattle, utilizing economically sound, scientific principles with the least number of prediction values. Furthermore, the RAAA encourages good stockmanship and sound visual appraisal in seedstock selection.” For updates regarding the Rules and Regulations, review the Member Services Bulletin monthly. The pdf document of the Rules and Regulation is online at https://redangus.org/herdmanagement/breeders-guide/. If you have questions regarding the rules, please reach out to the member services department. We are more than happy to guide you through them.

Junior Red Angus Awarded $6,000 in college and educational scholarships REDSPro Implemented credit card payment option with sign-up application for new member accounts

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Welcome, Olivia Lee!

How Well Do You Know the RAAA Rules and Regulations? o We have Rules and Regulations? o I understand the basics o I know them like the back of my hand

Communications Social media outreach grew to: 20,000+ Facebook followers 11,000+ Instagram fans

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$ ® Natural cattle that have been weaned a minimum of 45 days – preferably longer. Program cattle, in general, will see greater demand. In today’s market, cattle verified for NHTC, Natural and GAP (Global Animal Partnership) as a single package are in high demand. Supplies of GAP cattle appear to be tight everywhere, creating a robust demand for this three-way combo by feedyards of all sizes. NHTC alone has begun to see some slippage in demand. Many feeders would just as soon feed cattle that also carry the additional Natural verification because of the greater premiums for Verified Natural finished cattle. Non-third-party-verified programs, like Natural affidavits, have little to no value in the majority of regions across the country as the fed cattle marketing options for those cattle continue to shrink. Next, if you’re not going to use implants or growth promotants (NHTC), cattle absolutely need to have a lot of genetic performance bred in. Dry matter conversion and

cost of gain can be profit killers when feeding pens of NHTC cattle that don’t perform. Therefore, high-performance genetics will demand a premium. Precision buying through documented genetic value has emerged as a critically important tool to help identify the legitimately documented top performers. For this reason, knowing more about groups of feeder cattle throughout the procurement process with genetic verification is becoming more valuable. Price spreads between the pure commodity cattle and those with premium health, genetics, programming and pre-conditioning are on pace to be consistently wider than a year ago. Cattle that represent more potential reward with less risk will demand the highest level of interest from buyers. Do your homework now and find out what investments can be made to sensibly add value to your cattle. n For more information on Top Dollar Angus, visit our website at www.topdollarangus.com or contact any of our representatives: Jared Wareham • 660-492-2777 jared@topdollarangus.com Kacey Jacobson • 701-391-4646 kacey@topdollarangus.com Jake Feddes • 406-581-8157 jake@topdollarangus.com Adam Menker • 419-310-5344 adam@topdollarangus.com Jason Gagnon • 559-723-6362 jason@topdollarangus.com


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Testing, Management Reduce Loss to Brisket Disease by Trinity Lewis for Red Angus Magazine

In 1913, the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association initiated the first research into a disease that was causing cattle to display symptoms of weakness, bulging of eyes, heavy breathing, swelling in the brisket and eventually death. At that time, cattle had begun to outpace the sheep population in the high country of Colorado and the cattlemen were surprised to find otherwise healthy cattle, dead on the lush mountain pastures. The cause of the intermittent deaths was determined to be Brisket Disease, also referred to as High Mountain Disease (HMD), Dropsy and Big Brisket. “Brisket Disease results in death due to congestive right-heart failure, secondary to an increase in blood flow resistance in the lungs. This resistance is a result of chronic (most commonly but not a rule) low-oxygen tension experienced at a high altitude,” explained Timothy Holt, Colorado State University DVM and assistant professor of veterinary medicine and biomedical science. Put simply, low oxygen levels at higher elevations challenge the lungs and cause artery walls to thicken. This produces pulmonary hypertension making it difficult for the animal’s heart to pump blood into the lungs. The right ventricle of the heart goes into overdrive in its effort to pump blood through the restricted arteries. It eventually enlarges and loses its ability to contract, becoming very inefficient. If some type of therapy is not initiated quickly, the heart will go into congestive right-heart failure and the animal will die. Often the pressure within the heart and pulmonary artery is so high that the animal can experience an aneurysm and die very quickly. Affected Animals Cattle in areas above 6,000 feet in elevation are most at risk for Brisket Disease. Inci-

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Pulmonary Arterial Pressure is a measurement of how susceptible to Brisket Disease an animal may be, allowing better management of those animals.

dence is especially high when producers turn their low country cattle out into mountain pasture for the summer. An upcoming concern now is that Brisket Disease is being seen in low elevation feed yards. Holt explained this isn’t necessarily High Mountain Disease. “When people refer to Brisket Disease, most commonly they are referencing Brisket Disease with elevation causing the hypoxia (low-oxygen tension) and the cascade of events leading to heart failure. With this in mind, we talk about them as hypoxia being the cause behind it. “At that point, we look at cattle in feedlots that are large and fat and growing rapidly. In essence, what we have created is obese cattle. They, in some way, are virtually out-

growing their cardiac and pulmonary systems.” Holt went on to explain that cattle were built to sustain a certain size and weight. When cattle are forced to grow and become virtually obese, their heart and lungs are no longer able to keep up with the body mass and the obesity makes for reduced lung size and efficiency. This in turn leads to fat being deposited within the lungs as well as around the heart making the cattle less efficient and results in starting a hypoxic state – the same cascade we see in high elevation. “In summary,” Holt concluded, “yes, we see Brisket Disease in lower elevations, and it is essentially the same, but the insti-


Testing, Management Reduce Loss to Brisket Disease gating factor is not elevation but possibly related to diets and genetics.” There is also research investigating if this lower elevation cardiac death may be associated with biventricular failure instead of just right heart failure as described in High Mountain Disease. Prevention Doug Carlson, of Sand Mountain Cattle Co., ranches north of Steamboat Springs in Clark, Colorado. Clark sits at 7,200-feet elevation while the ranch’s elevation ranges from 7,300 to 8,600 feet, a perfect storm for Brisket Disease. “We're primarily a commercial cow-calf operation though we usually run some outside yearling steers as well,” Carlson explained. “I first noticed symptoms of Brisket Disease at least 20 years ago when we bought some bred cows from the Midwest. A calf developed it during the summer and the cow later the following winter.”

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Carlson had a neighbor who, at that time, had been getting information from the nearby Dr. Holt, so Carlson began following Holt’s research and attended his presentation which Carlson described as “very informative.” After that, Carlson began testing the pulmonary arterial pressure in his bulls. “I was able to weed out one high-PAP-score bull I had bought in Nebraska.” That first testing would change the trajectory for their genetic decisions moving forward. Even with taking extra precautions, Carlson still has incidence. “We seem to get one calf affected per year, usually when they are yearlings. However, we're not sure of the underlying conditions that led to the swelling and edemas. Was it pneumonia early in its life or something else? Regardless, we do cull the dam and go back through our records to see if that maternal bloodline has had issues before.” PAP Testing Pulmonary Arterial Pressure is a measure-

This heart, extracted from a necropsy of an animal that died of Brisket Disease, shows congestive right-heart failure.

ment of how susceptible to brisket disease an animal may be. The test includes inserting a large-diameter needle into the animal's jugular vein, and then feeding a catheter through the right atrium and right ventricle into the pulmonary artery. A pressure transducer attached to the catheter measures the pulmonary arterial pressure.


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Testing, Management Reduce Loss to Brisket Disease PAP tests consider the mean pressure – the PAP – and systolic and diastolic pressure. By evaluating all three pressures, the veterinarian can determine what the PAP measurement is as well as how much damage has already taken place – or the overall health of the cardio-pulmonary system. An ideal PAP score is less than 41 mmHg – 42-46 mmHG is moderate to high risk, and above 47 indicates high risk. Holt outlined three rules to follow regarding PAP Testing: 1. The higher the altitude, the more accurate and reliable test results will be. Any PAP measurement taken below 5,000 feet should be utilized only as a screening tool to eliminate extremely susceptible animals before they are taken to altitude rather than for genetic selection. Cattle tested at elevations of less than 5,000 feet should always be retested at elevation if they are intended for breeding purposes. 2. Cold environmental temperature can cause pulmonary hypertension. Temperatures less than -10 degrees Fahrenheit have been shown to increase PAP by 25-55%.

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Brisket Disease – characterized by an enlarged brisket – can affect animals at high altitude or feedlot cattle that have outgrown their cardiac and pulmonary systems.

3. Testing cattle less than a year of age should be done only as a screening tool to eliminate extremely susceptible animals. PAP measurements in young cattle are not always predictive of PAP measurements as adults. It is advisable to retest these cattle at high altitude after 12 months of age. This is especially important for cattle that will be used as breeding stock. According to Carlson, the work conducted and currently in process by Holt has made

all the difference. “We certainly appreciate the work being done by Dr. Holt and others, as well as the purebred breeders doing PAP scores.” Genetic Testing According to Holt, the issue relating to Brisket Disease which seems to confuse producers the most is the cause of the disease. “There is not one cause for Brisket Disease. There is not one gene that makes an animal get the disease or prevents one from


Testing, Management Reduce Loss to Brisket Disease establishment of a single nucleotide polymorphisms or SNP panel, cattle that are less tolerable of hypoxic conditions can be detected in order for producers to be able to sell those cattle or move them to a location where they are more likely to thrive. The implementation of genetic selection will reduce the number of cattle that die due to hypoxia induced pulmonary hypertension.”

getting the disease. This disease has many things that can lead to clinical disease. Brisket Disease is a result of hypoxia and a cascade of events leading to heart failure. “The problem arises. What is causing the hypoxia? Is it elevation, pneumonia, on and on? There are typically five types of pulmonary hypertension and each one of them can lead to the disease and death. As of now, we have found many genes contributing to this cascade and it is doubtful we will ever identify one gene causing the problem. Brisket Disease is referred to as a polygenic disease syndrome or a disease with multiple genes involved in the disease process. Although no DNA test currently exists to mark cattle who will perform poorly in high altitudes, Colorado State University (Enns, Thomas) is currently conducting DNA analysis. Yet, Holt believes discovering a genetic marker is a long shot. “A DNA solution, even though receiving lots of research and attention, may

Producers should PAP test after an animal is 12 months old and at an elevation no less than 5,000 feet.

not be in the near future due to the genome complexity and multiple factors involved in the pathogenesis,” said Holt. “The findings of this research or goals of this research is to develop a selection tool that would enable producers to select cattle that are less susceptible to pulmonary hypertension. Through the

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Reducing Economic Impact Research suggests that cattle with higher PAP scores are poorer performing. Their energy has to be invested in their cardiopulmonary system rather than being used for growth. This, coupled with the amount of loss due to Brisket Disease, reveals the economic impact of the disease. Holt ended on an encouraging note, however, explaining that good management, PAP testing and the elimination of those animals that producers can genetically identify will allow the industry to strive for improvement in the area of Brisket Disease. n


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RAAA Year in Review Resilient During Trying Times by Harold Bertz, Director of Commercial Marketing

The 2019-2020 fiscal year for the Red Angus Association of America encompassed one of the most unique periods in the history of the United States. The beef industry endured a pandemic, riots, killer hornets and food shortages along with the ever-present challenges of weather and markets. Despite the chaos, RAAA posted another solid year. Breeders were able to continue marketing seedstock and commercial ranchers were able to incorporate top genetics into their herds and access industry-leading marketing programs. Membership in the RAAA grew 6% to 2,755 members while the Junior Red Angus Association posted 4% growth to record 1,101 members. Increased membership indicates the growing popularity of Red Angus cattle, their steadfast data and valuable market share. Our junior program continues to be vibrant in its leadership opportunities, programs and educational reach. The Feeder Calf Certification Program and Allied Access again set a record for the largest year in the program’s history with 214,200 enrollments. Commercial cattlemen continue to find the FCCP and AA programs valuable in helping them differentiate their cattle in a very noisy marketplace. The FCCP turns 25 this year. Congratulations to our breeders and commercial cattlemen for supporting an industry-leading program that continues to shatter records 25 years later.

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Red Angus Top Ten (2019-2020 Fiscal Year) Members by State Total number of members in 2019-2020 Fiscal Year – 2,755

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A Look at the Updated GridMaster Selection Index by Ryan Boldt, Director of Breed Improvement

As discussed, several months ago RAAA has been going through the process of updating and improving the selection index tools that we offer. Over the next couple of months, we will be including articles that examine these updates in-depth. The goal is to provide these educational updates to inform all users of these tools and provide insight as to how these tools work. For the first part of this series lets take a look at the RAAA terminal index known as GridMaster. The GridMaster selection index looks to identify differences in the profitability of non-replacement animals through the feedlot and slaughter portion of the production cycle. For commercial cattle producers, this group of animals is important because it represents the largest source of income each year. Therefore, RAAA provides a tool to help commercial cattlemen identify sires that will be more profitable during that stage of production. The EPDs that RAAA currently publishes relating to this phase of production include: ADG, DMI, MARB, YG, CW, REA and BF. These traits help to predict differences in performance due to these important genetic factors. Within this selection index, each of these factors are weighted based on their contribution to the overall post-weaning profitability. Due to this index looking strictly at terminal performance, it does not include traits such as fertility, longevity or calving ease into the calculation of the resulting index value. This is important to keep in mind because if replacements are going to be retained in the herd, GridMaster will not be the most effective selection tool. When indexes are being developed, prices for different portions of the economic model must be established. For these indexes, data was collected from several reputable sources using a five-year rolling averages of prices. For the GridMaster index, some examples of prices that are impor44 Red Angus Magazine â– September 2020

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tant for the calculation include premiums and discounts for different carcass grades, ration costs, discounts for heavy carcasses and prices for different weights of cattle. The input assumptions for some of the more influential factors included in the terminal index are included in the table above. The prices above are then entered into economic models that determine the relative contributions for each of the traits in the resulting indexes. One way to look at the results of the general weighting that this index will put on different traits is through the pie chart on page 46. This chart represents the relative emphasis that the index would put on the different traits included in the index. As you can see, the bigger drivers of the resulting index values include growth traits and marbling. Although the index has a lot of positive influence on growth, this index also has checks and balances built in.


A Look at the Updated GridMaster Selection Index Dry Matter Intake is also included in the index to select for cattle that are more feed efficient. Another way to examine these indexes is to look at a graph that is known as a “response to selection” graph. This graph provides an estimate of the change of the genetic merit within a herd that makes selection decisions for all traits assuming they solely selected on the GridMaster index.

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This graph shows what the expected change in the EPD profiles would be if selection was carried out using only the GridMaster Index. The graph shows that selection on this index will result in a more favorable combination of terminal traits. Selection on this index will result in higher weights and gain, higher marbling and higher ribeye area. Additionally, only minor increases of DMI and BF are expected when selection on this index is used. These changes in traits will lead to more efficient animals that excel in post-weaning performance. ■


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NEW DECADE is an attractive, well-balanced bull with abundant capacity and thickness. His deep red color and easy-going temperament are an added bonus. His dam earned her way into the donor program at Crumps by exhibiting excellent feet and legs, udder quality and an outstanding ability to raise the good ones. A maternal brother was a highlight of their 2017 sale going to another seedstock herd. Whether you use NEW DECADE for his impressive phenotype, excellent performance data or to incorporate the maternal potency of his dam, you’re right!

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The Sieberts - Kim, Lindy, Samantha & Kendall 108 Road 3 • Henderson, NE 68371 (402) 723-4376 • Email: sdiamond@telcoweb.net website: sdiamondangus.com

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This year’s National Red Angus Convention and annual meeting planned for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was cancelled due to COVID-19. However, we feel it is important for the membership to be informed on all items that we would normally present at our annual meeting. That being said, we have created a platform of pre-recorded videos completed by the RAAA President Johnny Rogers, CEO Tom Brink, staff and guests to bring to you the overview of the previous year’s happenings. This will also include the release of the new RAAA Strategic Plan slated for 2021-2026, and an economic outlook presented by Dr. Peel, Oklahoma State University. We encourage you to dive in and review. If you have questions regarding any of the topics, please let us know. We hope you are as excited about RAAA’s progress and what lies ahead.

President’s Message ....................................... Johnny Rogers State of the Association .......................................Tom Brink Guest Speaker .....................................Dr. Darryl Peel, OSU “Cattle Market Outlook” 2021-2026 Strategic Plan Release Kelli Brown, Johnny Rogers, Dr. Tom Field and guests Committee and Departmental Reports .............. RAAA Staff Registration Breed Improvement DNA Technical Junior Red Angus Show and Sale Marketing and Alliance Promotions, Communications and Magazine Top Dollar Angus

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At the heart of the Red Angus Foundation, Inc., are generous Red Angus stakeholders whose vision for the future far surpasses their own ranches. Through their donations, memorial contributions and fundraising assistance, RAFI is empowered to support our junior programs and advance the breed’s position in the industry through research and development.

Donating from their hearts to offer Pick of the Herd” Winning bidder may pick one heifer from the herd of their choice.

Andras Stock Farm Will and Steve Andras Manchester, Illinois 217-473-2355 • andras@irtc.net andrasstockfarm.com

Raymond Prescott • 864-981-2080 Gray Court, South Carolina bullhill2@prtcnet.com www.bullhillredangusranch.com

Dan Stickel • 304-545-7677 Jane Lew, West Virginia cedarhillredangus@frontier.com www.cedarhillredangus.com

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Lowell Morgan - President - 912-754-1445 - morganredangus@windstream.net Jeff Pettit - Vice President - 270-836-2963 - jp@diamondpcattle.com Michelle Pettit - Secretary/Treasurer - 270-836-1651 - michelle@noashconstruction.com

Mercer Farm Registered Red Angus Cattle

Owners: Jim & Nancy Mercer & Rebecca Burnette 32237 Hwy. 58 N. • Ten Mile, TN 37880 Sales: Steve Burnette • Home (423)334-3649 Farm (423)334-5433 • Cell (865) 804-8156 mercerfarms@gmail.com

Directors

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Johnnie Cundiff

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Whitley Red Angus 1408 Co. Rd. 35 Horton, AL 35980

Breeding Red Angus since 1965! Henry, Jane, Jim, Kathy, Tim, James Ray & Natalie (205) 466-7612 • Tim Cell (205) 446-5090 tim@whitleyredangus.com

Bart, Sarah & Ty Jones • (615) 666-3098 466 Red Hill Road, Lafayette, TN 37083 mail@redhillfarms.net Gordon & Susan Jones • (270) 991-2663 www.RedHillFarms.net

Jarvis Red Angus

12745 St. Rt. 181 N. Bremen, Kentucky (270) 525-3403 Registered 100% 1A Certified Herd David • Sandra Chris • LaDonna davidandsandra65@bellsouth.net

McLean Red Angus Jim & Alynda McLean

206 Morningside Drive Alma, GA 31510 (912) 632-7985 • (770) 595-3542 mcleanredangus@aol.com -Registered Red Angus since 1970 -

Jim and Alvina Meeks, Owners 1986 Trinity Church Rd. • Gray Court, SC 29645 Raymond Prescott, Mgr. • (864) 981-2080 Visit our website at bullhillredangusranch.com

Osborn Red Angus 21053 AL HWY 251 Athens, Alabama (256) 679-6307 Email: dko2005@hotmail.com

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2020-2021 JRA Board of Directors The Junior Red Angus Association of America focuses on equipping and preparing all JRA stakeholders to be leaders, innovators, stewards and advocates for Red Angus, the beef industry and agriculture. The JRA is an affiliate of the Red Angus Association of America and provides leadership and learning opportunities for Red Angus enthusiasts under the age of 21 who have the desire and passion to be involved in the breed. Six junior board members develop programming across five strategic focus areas to improve and maximize the membership experience. 1. State Leadership Relations – Establishing communication with state advisors, junior presidents and non-titled key representatives. 2. Fund Development – Generating funding to support junior opportunities and sponsorships. 3. External Partner Development – Building relationships with industry partners, other breed associations and other stakeholders. 4. Member Engagement – Improving strategies for increasing JRA opportunity, awareness, participation and input. 5. Commercial Member Development – Building relationships with commercial producers and utilize opportunities for new memberships. Andrea Rutledge is a 19-year-old junior at Montana State University, pursuing a degree in animal science – livestock management. She is the daughter of Kelly and Kristie Rutledge and the fifth generation raising cattle and small grains on their centennial operation in Big Sandy, Montana. In high school she was active in 4-H and FFA, serving as a state officer for both. An56 Red Angus Magazine ■ September 2020

drea is passionate about agriculture and Red Angus. She looks forward to connecting with members and producers, while encouraging youth to pursue a path of leadership. Elizabeth McGibbon of Green Valley, Arizona, is a sophomore at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The daughter of Micaela and Andrew McGibbon and a fifth-generation southern Arizona rancher, she raises registered and commercial Red Angus. Izzy is an animal science major with minors in Nebraska Beef Industry Scholars and Engler Entrepreneurship. She is a true leader of the beef industry and hopes to continue to promote the many benefits of Red Angus. She looks forward to serving the industry well into the future. Mia Gibson is the 18year-old daughter of Lin and Jim Gibson from Elgin, Iowa, and a freshman at Des Moines Area Community College majoring in agribusiness. In high school she was very involved in her FFA chapter, district and state, 4-H, county beef association, National Honor Society and Iowa Junior Red Angus Association. Mia is passionate about Red Angus and agriculture and wants to increase her advocacy while on the board to encourage juniors to become more knowledgeable and gain leadership skills. Peyton Nagel is the 20year-old son of Mark and Kris Nagel from Alhambra, Illinois. He is a junior at Kansas State University studying animal science with a pre-vet option and is involved with

the pre-veterinary and the Veterinary Voyagers clubs. In high school he was in FFA, where he served as chapter secretary and received multiple awards including his state degree. In 4-H, he was an officer for two years. Peyton is involved in growing his family operation and wishes to apply his experience to grow JRA, develop friendships and build relationships in the industry. Isaac Berg from Pipestone, Minnesota, is the son of Philip and Laurel Berg. He is a freshman at South Dakota State University this fall majoring in animal science, especially genetics. Isaac has been active in 4-H, FFA and the Minnesota Junior Red Angus Association. He was president of his FFA chapter and vice president of his 4-H club. Isaac is heavily involved in improving and managing his family’s purebred Red Angus herd. Fun fact: Isaac attended six Round-Up events starting at the age of 11 years. Tiffany Watkins is the 18-year-old daughter of Andy and Sandy Watkins, from Dade City, Florida. Tiffany is studying livestock production at Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College in Georgia. In high school, she was involved in FFA and 4-H, holding many officer positions, as well as her state junior cattlemen’s association where she held a board position. Tiffany has been raising Red Angus for three years and is very passionate about the breed. She looks forward to promoting Red Angus all around the country, especially in the Southeast. ■


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of Dr. Hehli, became the largest solely owned dental practice in the country at that time.

Dr. David “Doc” Hehli Dr. David “Doc” Lavern Hehli, 77, passed away peacefully on July 16, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Doc was born Jan. 9, 1943, to Wilhelmina (Billie) and Lavern (Bud) Hehli in Eau Claire. He graduated from Regis High School in 1960 and married his high school sweetheart Mary (McCarthy) on June 2, 1962. Together they had four children. Upon graduation from Marquette Dental School, Doc started practicing dentistry in Mondovi, Wisconsin, in 1968. He was a trailblazer and visionary in the dental profession starting Midwest Dental and eventually growing his Mondovi practice to several dental offices throughout the state of Wisconsin. Midwest Dental, under the leadership

To those who knew him, Doc didn’t do anything on a small scale. He was passionate about helping people and working hard to achieve success and full potential. Besides dentistry, his other love was farming and over the years he cherished the opportunity to expand and improve farming. He became owner of Value Implement and never really retired as he spent a number of his later years growing his herd of Red Angus into grand champions under the Damar Farms name. Doc’s interest and success in dentistry and farming paled in comparison to the deep and prideful love he had for his own family. He is survived by his four children, Pete (Lynlee) Hehli, Todd (Tammie) Hehli, Angie (Joe) Eisenhuth and Beth (Toby) Salonek. Grandchil-

dren: Marissa Price, Karley (BJ) Coleman, Carson, Faye, Logan and Griffin Hehli. Emily (Michael) Benyaich, Steven Hehli, Lindsey (Colin) Peterson, Amanda, Avery and Cali Eisenhuth. Jacob, Max and Ben Salonek; and three great-grandchildren: Walker and Letty Peterson and Trey Coleman. Sister Anne Hehli Gust, sister-in-law Pat Bunk; brothers-in-law Jon (Joan) McCarthy, Mike McCarthy; cousin Pat Bennett and many nieces and nephews. Doc was preceded in death by his wife Mary, his parents Billie and Bud Hehli, aunts Jan (Emmet) Bennett and Helen (Howard) Drake, brother-in-law Dennis Bunk, in-laws John J. and Irene McCarthy, sister-in-law Michele McCarthy and infant brother Richard. A private funeral service was held July 25 with a Celebration of Life to be determined at a later date due to the current pandemic. ■

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BAR C RED ANGUS Mark E. Harbin

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TRIPLE CREEK RANCH Bulls, Cows & Heifers—All Ages

7371 Sherman Rd. • Justin, TX 76247 Cell (817) 929-7773 • Home (940) 242-3216 kelly_box@msn.com • morrisboxranch.com

G.W. LAND & CATTLE COMPANY Registered Red Angus Breeders in the Texas Hill Country

Mac Williams 116 Fox Hall Cv San Antonio, TX 78213 (210)684-1071 • (210) 341-6701

One of the largest herds in the South - Rockwall, TX

Ty Davenport, DVM (972) 948-0332 tydavenportdvm@hotmail.com Tim Salazar, Mgr. (254) 644-8529

R.A. Brown Ranch Donnell & Kelli Brown Throckmorton, Texas (940) 849-0611

www.RABrownRanch.com 150 Bulls & 100 Females offered every October

Tim Head

Judy Kay Ferguson Kyley DeVoe 214-536-6902 940-367-4708 judykay@3klandandcattle.com kyley@3klandandcattle.com Justin, TX • 3klandandcattle.com

P.O Box 1380 Van Horn, TX 79855

Bobbe McClure

(432) 284-9664 REGISTERED RED ANGUS qgra@hughes.net

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Welcome to our Newest RAAA Members! Area 1 – West Director – Sam Lorenzen LISA MARIN 30881 LITTLE SANDY RD BOX 434 PRATHER, CA 93651 JOHN AND NICOLE DEVRIES FAMILY JOHN DEVRIES 3679 HANTHORNE ROAD INDIAN VALLEY, ID 83632 BRANCH ENTERPRISES 2705 HERITAGE DRIVE NYSSA, OR 97913 Area 2 – Montana Director – Kay Klompien HANNAH TODD 34 BAR K LOOP CAMERON, MT 59720 Area 3 – Rocky Mountain Director – Aaron Kravig SPEARS C CATTLE CO. AMY CONNELLEY 9623 DOVE DRIVE FORT LARAMIE, WY 82212 ASHLYNN FENNEMA P.O. BOX 173 LEITER, WY 82837 KEZAR HARDY RED ANGUS TERRY KEZAR 125 OPAL ST DOUGLAS, WY 82633 Area 4 – Southwest Director – Tony Ballinger MILLIRON C CATTLE CO. JAMES COLLIN SMITH 5904 MILLIRON CARLSBAD, NM 88220 LYNN BORN RANCH LYNN BORN 14520 HWY 305 FOLLETT, TX 79034 J&A CATTLE CO. JACOB BULLION 522B ROUND PRAIRIE RD HUNTSVILLE, TX 77320 MEREDITH BUMGARNER 3201 COUNTY ROAD 605 DAYTON, TX 77535 KOOPER COBB 3843 FM 2713 NACOGDOCHES, TX 75961 EL CERRITO RANCH BRIAN DURHAM PO BOX1885 TAHOKA, TX 79373

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TEAGEN HODGIN 506 S AVE K EAST HASKELL, TX 79521 EMILY HOELEWYN 3903 COUNTY ROAD 4 DAMON, TX 77430 JACK HORNE RANCH JACK HORNE P.O. BOX 926 COLEMAN, TX 76834 BAR SS CATTLE ASHLEY MAY 182 CR 3664 SPLENDORA, TX 77372 BLANCO X RANCH, LLC FELIPE NAVARRO 7983 US HIGHWAY 87 E SAN ANTONIO, TX 78263 OLIVIA OGNIBENE PO BOX 923 KRUM, TX 76249 Area 5 – Northern Plains Director – Steve Koester S AND S ANGUS BRETT SALVESEN 11753 HWY 200 COOPERSTOWN, ND 58425 Area 6 – Great Plains Director – Newley Hutchison WILKINSON FARMS CLAY WILKINSON 195 10TH RD SW GRIDLEY, KS 66852 TYLER ABNEY RR# 3 BOX 123 WATONGA, OK 73772 2E FARM AND RANCH, LLC BRYANT EYSTER 23660 E 900 RD THOMAS, OK 73669 MOLLIE VANECK 2712 S DAVID STREET EL RENO, OK 73036 Area 7 – Northeast Director – Rob Hess DIAMOND T FARMS MATT TODD 7484 W INTERSTATE BLOCK RD MADISON, IN 47250 LITTLE DEER CREEK FARM EVERETT BROOKS 2101 JERRY’S RD STREET, MD 21154


Your visit is always welcome... Hope to see you soon! JAKES LEGACY FARM DOUGLAS NORTON 3631 DAY RD DARLINTON, MD 21034

HERITAGE FAMILY FARM KELLY SMITH 1115 PLEASANT HILL ROAD FRANKLIN, KY 42134

DALE NELSON 1448 DEEP CREEK ROAD WADESBORO, NC 28170

MRC FARMS, LLC RONALD CLARK 554 DEER RUN ROAD LEAKESVILLE, MS 39451

ASHTON’S RED ANGUS SCOTT ASHTON 224 TWP RD 1281 NEW LONDON, OH 44851 ROCKY KNOLL FARM AVA COOK 11086 SCOTTS MILL ROAD CULPEPER, VA 22701 JONAS HITT 21485 MT PONY ROAD CULPEPER, VA 22701 AGRICOLA KNOLL FARMS MICAHEL AND TERESA SUCHODOLSKI 3676 ELON RD MONROE, VA 24574 LIVY HILL FARM TOMMY YOUNG 3006 OLD WOLF CREEK RD NARROWS, VA 24124 Area 8 – Southeast Director – Jim Yance DAVIS HENRY 1648 COPPERFIELD ROAD HOPE HULL, AL 36043 JWD DILLARD LIVESTOCK JOHN DILLARD 202 PATRICK LN EL DORADO, AR 71730 LHC FARMS HUGH CAIN 2457 NW 12 PL GAINESVILLE, FL 32605 KELEX FAMILY FARMS LEX SMITH 36743 ROBERTS RD DADE CITY, FL 33525 HALEY THRONE 111 DUCK POND RD LEXINGTON, GA 30648 EMMA BALLINGER 6049 THREE LINKS RD MCKEE, KY 40447 RONALD H. CARLIN RON CARLIN 311 ARMY NAVY LANE HARDINSBURG, KY 40143

JS&K FARMS JAMES WALDROP 1050 SOMERSET ROAD BOGUE CHITTO, MS 39629

Rob Brawner

BULLIS CREEK RANCH

HC 68 Box 1 Wood Lake, NE 69221 Phone/Fax (402) 967-3060 www.bulliscreek.com

GW LEGACY BRANT OR RHETT WHITE 3400 GARY TRAIL NE WESSON, MS 39191 PALMETTO CATTLE CO. HOWARD RICHARDSON 450 FORK CHURCH ROAD GADSDEN, SC 29052 KEN-TENN RED ANGUS BEN PASCHALL 890 JONESMILL CROSSLAND RD PURYEAR, TN 38251 Area 9 – Midwest Director – Stuart Gilbert JOHN PAUL 3907 60TH AVE SWEA CITY, IA 50590 GAHRING CATTLE CO. RANDY GAHRING 21750 WURDEMAN AVE COLE CAMP, MO 65325

PEACOCK ANGUS RANCH

Texas Red Angus Champion Genetics

MOTHER TRUCKER RED ANGUS NATE MANGELSDORF 10076 U HIGHWAY ODESSA, MO 64076

Rt. 1 Box 45J Covington, TX 76636 (254) 874-5868 www.peacockredangus.com

PORTER FARMS DENNIS PORTER RT 7 BOX 7129 AVA, MO 65608 STONEY HILLS RED ANGUS GERALD TRYBA 215923 LYON LN HATLEY, WI 54440 International AGROVOLCANES CIA. LTDA. ALCIDES JARAMILLO ALEJANDRO DE VALDEZ N24-133 QUITO, ECUADOR 170129

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Building Better Beef Bob (406) 855-3614 Jon (406) 581-7800 Chad (406) 740-0099

Ron and Esther Fischer

Ken & Cheri Graves (307) 738-2247

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suthfarm@gmail.com Spooner Creek Lane Stevensville, MT

Annual Sale: 2nd Saaturday in December

Tim & Julie Shick

P.O. Box 311 Lodge Grass, MT 59050

(406) 639-9112 • tjshick@dishmail.net

88 Redland Ranch Ln • Hysham, MT 59038 redland@rangeweb.net • www.redlandredangus.com

Bob & Julie Morton 2435 Logan Trident Road • Three Forks, MT 59752 (406) 285-6773 • www.gmracattle.com Annual Bull Sale Third Tuesday in March Big Sky Elite Female Sale First Wednesday in December

Glacier Red Angus Harold, Pat & Chris Hughes

40126 Eli Gap Road • Polson, MT 59860 (406) 883-4654 • www.GlacierRedAngus.com

The Forbes Family 37 Beckton Dr. • Sheridan, WY 82801 (307) 674-6095 • Fax (307) 672-7281 Email: becktonwyo@gmail.com

Coming Yearling Registered Red Angus Bulls for Sale by Private Treaty! 641.220.4178

Visit our website for more information, sales and events!

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in Big Sky Country! - We Focus on The Female 1721 Plevna Rd. • Plevna, MT 59344 (406) 778-3819 • ketchum@midrivers.com

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Bozeman, MT • 406-570-7300 ldlucht@gmail.com www.luchtredangus.com

ROCK CREEK RED ANGUS Box 396, Joliet, Mt 59041 "Females & Bulls For Sale Year Round"

Charlie & Linda Lewis

(406) 962-3330

FRITZ RED ANGUS 1542 Fritz Ranch Ln Joe & Heidi Fritz Brady, MT 59416 (406) 627-2374 fritzra@3rivers.net

Shepherd Red Angus Jim & Ginger Shepherd

3631 Maple Leaf Ave. Cody, Wyo. 82414 406-698-6657 • 307-578-8741 jsgshepherd@gmail.com - PRIVATE TREATY SALES -

MTRAA Officers

President: Chris Pierce – lostcreekreds@yahoo.com Vice President: Ryan Clark – diamondbarcattle@hotmail.com Secretary/Treasurer: Tena Ketchum – mtraasecretary@gmail.com

MTRAA Directors

Corey Guenzler – corky@hotspingsmt.net Luke Larson - lukelarson51@gmail.com Tim Geib – geibtimothy@yahoo.com

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2020 Breeder Directory

SHEAMAN RANCH Kerry and Debbie Sheaman

400 East Douglas Road • Fort Collins, CO 80524 (970) 493-7346 • Kerry.Sheaman@colostate.edu Maternal, Disposition, Calving Ease & Stayability Traits

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"We Breed Excitement"

Edward, Jeanne, Carl, Craig and Caryn 16068 24 St. S.E. • Argusville, ND 58005 Phone/Fax (701) 484-5779 www.olsonredpower.com

AREA 1 - West

Alaska • California • Hawaii Idaho • Nevada • Oregon Washington Sam Lorenzen, Director District 1 Breeders can be found on page 69

AREA 2 Montana

AREA 4 - Southwest

Texas • New Mexico • Arizona

Texas Breeders can be found on page 59 Tony Ballinger, Director

Forster Red Angus

AREA 3 Rocky Mountain

Raising 100% 1A Red Angus since 1967

Kenneth Forster & Family 8285 30th St, SW • Richardton, ND 58652 (701) 974-2450 • Cell (701) 290-2450 www.forsterredangus.com

Utah • Colorado • Wyoming Aaron Kravig, Director

KRAVIG RED ANGUS “Cattle Working for You”

Sound udders-Great Dispositions Moderate Frames-Calving Ease-Excellent Growth www.kravigredangus.com h1: 719-446-5355 • h2: 719-446-5391 Karval, Colorado

AREA 5 - Northern Plains Minnesota North Dakota • South Dakota Steve Koester, Director

Gary & Val

JACOBSON RED ANGUS Registered & Commercial Catttle Bulls & Heifers - Open & Bred

28280 75th Ave. N. (218) 962-3360 Hitterdal, MN 56552 Cell (701) 361-3189 www.Jacobson RedAngus.com Tony & Karen Messmer

Female Sale First Saturday in December Bull Sale Second Saturday in April Gary, Elaine, Tory & Tyler Sonstegard (320) 269-7290 (320) 226-2340 www.3scc.net

FLATIRON RED ANGUS 1A BULLS & HEIFERS

MAINTENANCE/FEED EFFICIENCY EXPERTS

Cory & Katy Johnson

5822 CR 23 • Veteran, WY 82243 Cory 307-575-0169 • Katy 307-575-2677

BROKEN HEART RANCH

HC 83 Box 9 Firesteel, SD 57633 (605) 865-3236 or (605) 865-3190 Email: bhrranch@lakotanetwork.com www.pedersonbhr.com

Mark & Kathy Barenthsen Jeremy & Jessica Bullinger 701-464-5741 701-464-4893 8815 81st St. NW, Powers Lake, ND

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Joe, Cindy & Emily Frasier • Ronny & Kelsey Pope 45965 County Road 118 • Limon, CO • (719) 775-2790

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Scott & Connie Kueffler Michala & Kirsti • Bonnie Kueffler Box 187 • Grenora, ND 58845 701-694-3620 (h) • 701-641-0519 (c) redangus@nccray.com • www.dkredangus.com

8860 39th St. S.W. Richardton, ND 58652 (701) 974-3966 Cell (701) 290-2556 Email: tmessmer@ndsupernet.com

Private Treaty Sales of all Embryos & Semen Many Rare Sires!

Minnesota

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Contact MNRAA President Gary Jacobson (701) 361-3189 Check out our New Web Site at

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MCMURPHY FARMS Alva, Oklahoma

ANGUS, RED ANGUS & COMMERCIAL

RANDY & PAULA - (580) 829-3150 CODY & MEGAN - (405) 880-4587 CASEY & TRACY - (520) 906-8509

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Jared, Lacey, Paisley & Cooper Namken • 605.881.3845 cell 45536 189th Street • Lake Norden, SD 57248 www.namkenredangus.com • jarednamken@hotmail.com

AREA 7 - Northeast

Connecticut • Delaware • Indiana Maine • Maryland • Massachusetts • Michigan New Hampshire • New Jersey • New York North Carolina • Ohio • Pennsylvania • Rhode Island Vermont • Virginia • West Virginia

Johnny Rogers, President Rob Hess, Director

ELMWOOD FIELDS Dedicating Backgrounded Red Angus Calves to Certified Feeder Calf Sales

Oscar and Janet Stine 7633 Flowing Springs Road Shepherdstown, WV 25443 (304) 876-2009

DAHLKE RED ANGUS Maternal Breeding Stock by Top A.I. Sires Since 1992

Contact us today for more information! Arlan Dahlke • Bagley, Minnesota (218) 694-6727 • (218) 556-5896 www.DahlkeRedAngus.com

CEDAR HILL FARM …suppliers of profitable, low maintenance, high performance genetics

Dan & Alicia Stickel Phone & Fax (304) 884-7993 Rt. 2 Box 85A Email: cedarhillredangus@frontier.com Jane Lew, WV 26378 www.cedarhillfarmredangus.com - Bulls, females, embryos and semen by Private Treaty -

AREA 8 - Southeast

Alabama • Arkansas • Florida • Georgia • Kentucky Louisiana • Mississippi • Tennessee • South Carolina

Jim Yance, Director Jeff Pettit, Region C Director SERAA Breeders can be found on page 55

AREA 9 - Midwest Registered Red Angus Bulls • Bred Heifers

If you’re looking for Efficiency... Look under “R” for RED ANGUS!

Tom Karr

(740) 985-3444 Day (740) 591-9900 Cell 34740 State Route 7 Pomeroy, OH 45769

AREA 6 - Great Plains

Iowa • Illinois Missouri • Wisconsin

Stuart Gilbert, Director Missouri Breeders can be found on page 69

Russ Dahl Deerfield, WI 608-444-8295

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Nebraska Breeders can be found on page 51 Kansas Breeders can be found on page 67 Newley Hutchison, Director Connie Mushrush, Region B Director

JUDY LOONAN (641) 322-3921  •  1724 Holly Ave.  •  Corning, IA 50841 Located 75 mi. east of Omaha, NE, in the hills of Southwest Iowa

WRIGHTS MILL FARM RED ANGUS Steven Harris, DVM

(918) 473-6723 Route 4 Box 520 Fax (918) 610-0016 Checotah, OK 74426 Email: jjeffriescattleco@lakewebs.net

4720 Wrights Mill Road Trappe, MD 21673 410-924-3905 www.wmfredangus.com

ROUSE RED ANGUS

Gene Rouse 515-231-9129 Dan Bormann 515-520-7707 53966 290th St. • Huxley, IA 50124 www.rouseredangus.com email: rousefam@huxcomm.net

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SINCE 1975 • PRIVATE TREATY SALES Dwight (785) 298-3463 • Dale (785) 298-3251 St. Francis, Kansas

In the Flint Hills of Kansas

2346B N Road • Strong City, KS 66869 Joe Mushrush (620) 273-8581 • Daniel Mushrush (620) 340-9774

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HARMS PLAINVIEW RANCH Mark and Kim Harms

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Janssen Red Angus Cattle Co.

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Jack & Roxie Janssen

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H & F Red Angus Cattle Bred Replacement Heifers Abilene, Kansas Brian- 785-479-6048 Daryl-785-479-0536 www.hfredanguscattle.com “Bred with You the Cattleman in Mind�

HOFT RED ANGUS

18 mo.& 2 yr. old Registered Bulls No feed ration, range tested, hard ‘n ready Commercial Bred Heifers in the fall Rick Pflughoeft • Ellsworth, KS 785-472-3734 • 785-472-1033

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Private Treaty Bulls Dustin Pelton 620-285-5465 Lynn Pelton 620-285-9934 Burdett, KS

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Calendar of Events September 2020 1 21 25 26 26

Final Ad Reservation/Editorial Deadline for Oct. Red Angus Magazine Red Angus Virtual Convention, RedAngus.org and Facebook Jeffries Red Angus, Checotah, OK McPhee Red Angus, Lodi, CA Shady Bottom Ranch Production Sale, Crossville, TN

October 2020

Trusted Buyer, Growing Demand

1 1 6 7 9 13 14 19 24 24 23-25 23-25 27 31 31

Final Ad Reservation/Editorial Deadline for Nov. Red Angus Magazine Bayou Creek Ranch “Only the Best” Production Sale, Jacksboro, TX Pieper Red Angus Texas Fall Run, Buffalo, TX Halfmann-Beckton Red Angus Sale, Miles, TX B&L Red Angus Fall Bull & Female Sale, Putnam, OK JCL Red Angus Fall Online Sale, CCI.live R.A. Brown Ranch Bull, Female and Quarter Horse Sale, Throckmorton, TX Harmony Hills “Flash & Function Sale”, Bozeman, MT Lacy’s Red Angus and MC Livestock, Drexel, MO Pieper Red Angus Fall Run, Hay Springs, NE Calvo Family Red Angus Open House & Online Auction, Bassett, NE Red Angus Foundation, Inc. Pick of the Herd Online Auction, DVAuction.com Bowling Ranch Fall Female Sale, Newkirk, OK Bet On Red, Reno, NV Red Hill Farms Bulls & Females of Fall VI, Lafayette, TN

November 2020 1 5 6 7 12 13 14 14 14 14 27

Final Ad Reservation/Editorial Deadline for Dec. Red Angus Magazine 5L Red Angus, Sheridan, MT Milk Creek Reds Female Sale, Plevna, MT “The Andras Kind” Female Sale, Manchester, IL Bieber Fever Fall Production Sale, Leola, SD Reds At Sunset Sale, Brookings, SD Cedar Hill Red Angus & Friends, Jane Lew, WV Reds On The Prairie, Brookings, SD Females of Fall Red Angus Sale, Albany, WI MORAA Show-Me Reds Fall Herd Builder Sale, Kirksville, MO Lautenschlager & Sons Fall Female & Bull Sale, Othello, WA

December 2020 1 2 9 12 12 14

Final Ad Reservation/Editorial Deadline for Jan. Red Angus Magazine Big Sky Elite Female Sale, Logan, MT Gill Red Angus Annual Fall Bull & Female Sale, Timber Lake, SD Laubach Red Angus, Big Timber, MT ND Red Select Sale, Mandan, ND Cross Diamond Cattle Co., Bertrand, NE

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SPREUTELS FARM RED ANGUS Bulls & Females at Private Treaty Commercial Replacements

Scott Bachman • (660) 247-1112

scott_bachman@yahoo.com www.bachmancattlefarms.com

Dan (913) 909-1912 Kay (816) 657-4655

Balanced & Proven Genetics www.lacysredangus.com

Ken & Brenda Keesaman

17520 Hwy. JJ Chillicothe, MO 64601

Rt. 2 Box 129A • Koshkonong, MO Wilbur, Elsie or Steve Spreutels (417) 867-5695 • (417) 867-5545

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In Your RED ANGUS QUEST...

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Doug and Betty Dunn 9498 NE 9th Street • Terrebonne, Oregon 97760 (541) 923-1705

LORENZEN RANCHES P.O. Box 1519 Pendleton, OR 97801 (541) 276-6108 Larry Lorenzen

John & Jennifer Menke 10935 Quartz Valley Rd. (530) 468-5341 Ft. Jones, CA 96032

RED ANGUS SINCE 1959

Leonard & Naomi Wood • (208) 263-5246 481649 Hwy 95 North • Sandpoint, ID 83864 • woodvxranch@aol.com

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Advertiser Index 3K Land & Cattle Co ............................59 5L Red Angus ......................................63 9 MIle Ranch ........................................15 ABS ........................................................9 ADM ....................................................30 ADM Red Angus ..................................62 Adams Angus Ranch............................51 Allflex....................................................16 Andras Stock Farm ..............................70 Angelo Cattle Company .......................62 Angus World ........................................66 Axtell Cattle Co ....................................64 B&L Red Angus ....................................45 Bachman Cattle Farms ........................69 Bar C Red Angus..................................59 Barenthsen-Bullinger Red Angus ........64 Bayer ....................................................47 Bayou Creek ........................................29 Beckton Stock Farm ............................62 Beef Quality Assurance ........................37 Bieber Red Angus ..................................7 BIM Red Angus ...................................65 Birdwell, James ....................................66 Birdwell, Joel ........................................66 Birnie Red Angus..................................51 Bola Red Angus ..............................59,61 Booth, CK Sonny..................................66 Bovine Elite ..........................................27 Bow Creek Beef ..................................65 Bowles J5 Reds....................................63 Brickhouse............................................69 Broken Heart Ranch.. .....................51,64 Brown, RA ..................................22,23,59 Brylor Ranch ........................................66 Bull Hill Ranch ......................................55 Bullis Creek Ranch..........................51,61 C-T ..................................................43,63 Calvo Family Red Angus ......................21 Campbell Red Angus............................64 Cedar Hill Farm ....................................65 Chappell Red Angus ............................65 Chiefline Red Angus ............................59 Christensen Red Angus........................63 Choat Cattle Co....................................51 Clay Maxey Ford ....................................8 Croissant Red Angus............................64 Crockett Ranch ....................................64 Cross Diamond Cattle Company ....51,71

Crossroads Cattle Company ................65 Crump Red Angus ................................62 D Cross Red Angus..............................67 D&D Cattle Co .....................................51 DK Red Angus......................................64 Daigger-Orr Red Angus........................51 Dahlke Red Angus................................65 Deichmann Livestock Brokerage..........66 Diamond C North Dakota Red Angus ........64 Diamond H ..........................................67 Double Eagle Ranch ............................67 Elmwood Fields ....................................63 Evans Cattle C0 ..................................51 Faylor Red Angus ................................67 Feddes Red Angus ..............................43 Fick Red Angus ....................................51 Five Oaks Red Angus ..........................55 Fischer’s Red Angus ............................62 Flaming Livestock Co ..........................67 Flat Creek Farms..................................55 Flat Iron Red Angus..............................64 Forster Red Angus ..............................64 Fritz Red Angus....................................63 Genex ..................................................49 Gibson Red Angus, GA ........................55 Gilchrist ................................................66 Gill Red Angus......................................41 Gilreath Farms......................................59 Glacier Red Angus ..............................62 Green Mountain Red Angus ............39,62 G.W. Land & Cattle Co ........................59 H & F Red Angus .................................67 Halfmann Red Angus ........................2,59 Hall - Pokorny Red Angus ....................51 Harbin Red Angus ...............................59 Harms Plainview Ranch ......................67 Hoft Red Angus ...................................67 Hueftle Cattle Co ............................32,51 Illinois Red Angus Association..............66 JCL Red Angus ....................................36 JST Red Angus ....................................69 Jacobs, Roger ......................................66 Jacobson Red Angus ..........................64 Janssen Red Angus ............................67 Jarvis Red Angus ................................55 Jeffries Land & Cattle ................24,25,65 Karr Farms ..........................................65 KC Farms ............................................55

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KK Farms ............................................69 Klompien Red Angus............................63 Kniebel Cattle Co ................................67 Koenig Ranch Reds ............................62 Kolle Red Angus ..................................59 Kravig Red Angus ................................64 Lacy’s Red Angus ................................69 Laubach Red Angus ............................62 Lautenschlager & Sons ..................35,69 Lazy J Bar ......................................46,64 Leland Red Angus ..........................13,62 Loonan Stock Farm ..............................65 Loosli Red Angus ................................69 Lorenzen Ranches ..............................69 Lost Creek Red Angus ........................63 Lowderman, Cody ................................66 Lowery, Matt ........................................66 Lucht Red Angus .................................63 Ludvigson ............................................31 MARS Red Angus ................................45 Maple Oaks Red Angus........................69 McDonald ............................................59 McLean Red Angus ..............................55 McMurphy Farms. ................................65 McPhee Red Angus ........................12,69 Mercer Farm ........................................55 Messmer Red Angus. ..........................64 Milk Creek Reds. ............................50,63 Minnesota Red Angus Association ......64 Mobley, Luke ........................................66 Morris/Box Ranch ................................59 Mushrush Red Angus .......................5,67 Namken Red Angus ............................65 North Dakota Red Angus Assoc. ..........58 OHR ....................................................64 Oak Ridge Farms ................................65 Osborn Red Angus ..............................55 Ozark Hills Genetics.............................69 Peacock Red Angus ............................61 Pelton ..................................................67 Pieper Red Angus ......................17,19,51 Pifers Livestock Marketing ..............59,66 Plain Jan’s ............................................61 Pool Ranch...........................................66 Quality Genetics ..................................59 Quartz Valley Red Angus ....................69 RAFI ................................................53,59 Rafter H Ranch ....................................42

Rancher Profiles ..................................66 Ramsdale Reds ...................................67 Red Angus Virtual Convention ............52 Red Angus Society of Australia ............66 Redland Red Angus ............................62 Red Fork Red Angus ............................62 Red Hill Farms ................................42,55 Reds on the Prairie Sale ......................18 Rhodes Red Angus, LLC......................67 Riomax ................................................34 Ritchey Tags ........................................44 Rock Creek Red Angus ........................63 Rocking Bar H ......................................69 Rogers Cattle Co. Red Angus ..............69 Rouse Red Angus ................................65 S Diamond Angus ................................51 Sandbur Ridge Red Angus ..................43 Sandhill Red Angus ..............................63 Schuler Red Angus ..............................51 Select Sires ..........................................11 Shady Bottom Ranch ..........................33 Sheaman Ranch ..................................64 Shepherd Red Angus ..........................63 Shoal Creek..........................................69 Shobe, Kyle ..........................................66 Solid Rock Red Angus. ........................64 Sonstegard Cattle Co. ..........................64 Spreutels Farm Red Angus ..................69 Stout, Justin..........................................66 Strauss Free Raised ............................68 Sun River..............................................63 Sutherlin Farms ....................................62 TJS Red Angus ....................................62 Trinity Creek Red Angus ......................55 Triple Creek Ranch ..............................59 Valnes Ranch Red Angus ....................64 Veto Valley Farms ................................39 Wedel Red Angus ................................67 Westphal Red Angus............................63 Whitley Red Angus ..............................55 Windrush Farm ....................................69 Woods V Bar X Ranch ........................69 WRAZ Red Angus ................................66 Wrights Mill Farm Red Angus ..............65 Y-Tex Tags ............................................48


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