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Alaska

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14 15 NORTH WEST

Hawaii

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CENTRAL

EAST

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SOUTH

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TLBAA Regions

DIVISION A ~ REGIONS 1-6

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

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Canada, New Zealand, Australia

Chairman of the Board: Tom Matott • (303) 500-9465

Secretary/Parliamentarian: Chad Smith • (701) 764-6277

Executive Vice Chairman: Ken Morris • (704) 361-6035

Treasurer: Mark Hubbell • (269) 838-3083

1st Vice Chairman: Tony Mangold • (830) 237-5024

Director: Alex Dees • (805) 300-4617

2nd Vice Chairman: Stephen Head • (979) 549-5270

Director: Chris Herron • (909) 721-7577

DIVISION B ~ REGIONS 7-12

DIVISION C ~ REGIONS 13-18

At-Large Director

At-Large Director

At-Large Director

Mark Hubbell

Keith DuBose

Jim Rombeck

(269) 838-3083 hubbelllonghorns@aol.com

(979) 277-2161 kwdubose@gmail.com

(785) 562-6665 jl.rombeck@outlook.com

At-Large Director

At-Large Director

At-Large Director

Ken Morris

John Parmley

Tom Matott

(704) 361-6035 khaoslonghorns@gmail.com

(281) 541-1201 john@jspservicesinc.com

(303) 500-9465 tom@rockymountainlonghorns.com

Region 1 - Director

Region 7 - Director

Region 13 - Director

Jeff Jespersen

Vacant

Chad Smith

Region 2 - Director

Region 8 - Director

Region 14 - Director

Nelson Hearn

Kevin Rooker

Brian Varner

(780) 966-3320 jeffj91@hotmail.com

(484) 638-0228 nel_tam_hearn@yahoo.com

(701) 764-6277 smithlonghorns@hotmail.com

(817) 692-7843 krooker@centurylink.net

(785) 224-1005 longhorncreek@yahoo.com

Region 3 - Director

Region 9 - Director

Region 15 Director

Tom Smith

Russell Fairchild

David Edwards

(616) 293-0977 tom@widespreadranch.com

(254) 485-3434 fairchildranch@yahoo.com

(918) 557-0364 dledwards.texaslonghorncattle@gmail.com

Region 4 - Director

Region 10 - Director

Region 16 - Director

Aaron Adkins

(704) 490-9208 doublealonghorns@gmail.com

Sandi Nordhausen

(512) 750-1350 sandi.nordhausen@gmail.com

Kenny Richardson

Region 5 - Director

Region 11 - Director

Region 17 - Director

Terry King

Stephen Head

(970) 352-3054 krichardson21@aol.com

Alex Dees

(850) 299-6875 tklonghorns@centurylink.net

(979) 549-5270 headshorns@hotmail.com

(805) 300-4617 atdees@aol.com

Region 6 - Director

Region 12 - Director

Region 18 - Director

Kathy Kittler

Tony Mangold

Chris Herron

(501) 690-0771 k.kittler@hotmail.com Charles Schreiner III* 1964-1967 Walter G. Riedel, Jr.* 1967-1969 J.G. Phillips, Jr.* 1969-1971 Walter B. Scott* 1971-1973 James Warren 1973-1975 J.W. Isaacs* 1975-1977 J.T. “Happy” Shahan* 1977-1978 John R. Ball* 1979-1980

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Bill Anthony* 1981-1982 Dr. L.V. Baker 1982-1984 Dr. W.D. “Bill” Clark 1984-1986 Richard D. Carlson 1986-1988 John T. Baker 1988-1990 Riemer Calhoun, Jr. 1990-1992

(830) 237-5024 tmangold@sbcglobal.net

Glen W. Lewis 1992-1995 Tim Miller* 1995-1998 Sherman Boyles 1998-2003 Bob Moore* 2003-2005 Joel Lemley 2006-2007 Ben Gravett* 2007

Dr. Fritz Moeller* 2007-2009 Maurice Ladnier 2009-2010 Robert Richey 2010 Steven Zunker 2010-2011 Brent Bolen 2011-2012 Bernard Lankford 2012-2013 Todd McKnight 2013-2016

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(909) 721-7577 chris@herronconstructioninc.com

TLBAA EDUCATIONAL/RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE Matt McGuire - (405) 742-4351 semkinlonghorns@mindspring.com Mark Hubbell – (269) 838-3083 hubbelllonghorns@aol.com Dr. David Hillis – (512) 789-6659 doublehelix@att.net Felix Serna – (361) 294-5331 fserna@elcoyote.com John T. Baker – (512) 515-6730 jtb2@earthlink.net Russell Hooks – (409) 381-0616 russellh@longhornroundup.com


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COVER STORIES

14Grass Farmers and Stress Managers Planning considerations for facilities and pasture management. By Bear Davidson

28When Will She

Calve? Signs to look for to tell

calving time is near. By Heather Smith Thomas

40Presenting To Win Tips for showing your best in the ring. By Myra Basham.

FEATURES

JUNE 2018 Vol. 30 • No. 3

DEPARTMENTS 6 Editor’s Note

38 TLBT Letter

41 From the TLBAA Board of Directors 10 Message Registration of Bull Calves Born January 1, 2019 and after

Affiliate News

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Thank You 2018 Expo Sponsors Be sure to acknowledge 12 these generous supporters. Includes schedule of events.

Meet Our Members

Is Your Operation On The Map? How to get Google 20 maps to show visitors the location of your ranch. By Derick Schaefer

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30 Recommended Vaccination Schedule 31 Southeastern Winchester Futurity Results Texas Longhorn Association Sale 32 Nebraska Results 33 Cherry Blossom Sale & Futurity Results 34 Midwest Longhorn Sale Results 36 Red McCombs Fiesta Sale Results of Merit Meet the newest Dam of Distinction and learn 44 Dams more about this beneficial program

In Memoriam

47 Herd Management

49 Show Results

55 Index/Just For Grins

56 Calendar

About the Cover: A good example of twist and color, two popular traits showcased in the lush green of early summer. Photo credit: istock.com/McIninch The Texas Longhorn Trails (ISSN-10988432, USPS 016469) is published monthly by the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America, 221 W. Exchange, Ste. 210, Fort Worth, TX 76164. Periodical Postage Paid at Fort Worth, TX. Subscription rates: $105 per year; foreign per year $180. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Texas Longhorn Trails, 221 W. Exchange, Ste. 210, Fort Worth, TX 76164. Phone (817)  625-6241. Fax (817) 625-1388. Advertisers and advertising agencies assume liability for all content of advertisements printed and also assume responsibility for any claims arising from such advertisements made against the publisher. Publisher reserves exclusive rights to accept or reject advertising or editorial material submitted for publication in the Texas Longhorn Trails magazine. Articles and photos from this publication may be reprinted only with permission of the publisher.

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EDITOR’S NOTES THINKING BEYOND BUYING

People often put a lot of thought into pedigree, horn length or shape, color and price when purchasing Longhorns. Then, almost as an afterthought, the facilities and pasture management required to successfully take care of the animals become an area of concern. This month we get some advice on how to make handling Longhorns and maintaining pasture easier starting on pg. 14. Now that your ranch is up and running, how are people going to locate that pasture entrance that is nowhere near your residence? Turn to pg. 20 to learn how a free business listing can allow you to drop a map pin right where you want people to meet you. We appreciate Derick Schaefer sharing this knowledge with us. You can get to know him better in our Meet Our Members this month on pg. 43. Speaking of sharing knowledge...if you have a topic you’d like to see covered or would like to write an article for Trails Magazine let me know. I am always on the lookout for subjects our members want to read about and new contributors to the magazine. Every member can be a part of making Trails great! Regular features such as “News on the Trail”, “Meet Our Members” and “Just For Grins” all rely on member contributions. Don’t have any news? Send in some candid photos of life with your Longhorns. Photos depicting feeding, vaccinating, working cattle, and scenic shots of the herd are always welcome. If you would like to see your photo considered for a large editorial illustration or potential future cover, then break out a digital camera instead of the cell phone and send us a high res file. Simply email it along with your name to myra@tlbaa.org. It’s Expo time! Want some tips for making your best impression in the show ring? Turn to pg. 40 for tips on always showing to the best of your ability. It’s shaping up to be a great World Show, National Youth Show and Texas Gold Futurity. Not only are we in a new facility, this year there will also be a General Membership Meeting. Join us in Belton, TX, June 27 July 1. See pg. 12 for a complete schedule. The Horn Showcase will return to Lawton, OK this year with new options for winners. The entry form includes a spot for you to choose the traditional bronze or opt for a Premium Custom Belt Buckle. Don’t forget to mark your choice when sending those entries in! Turn to pgs. 21-25 for information, consignment and entry forms.

DEADLINE: August 2018 Issue:

Blessings,

Myra Basham

Editor in Chief: Myra Basham Ext. 104 • myra@tlbaa.org trailseditor@tlbaa.org Advertising: Karen Price • (254) 223-4470 karen@tlbaa.org Graphic Design & Production: Trace Neal • Ext. 103 trace@tlbaa.org Administrative Assistant: Raborn Sprabary • Ext. 100 raborn@tlbaa.org

Registrations Rick Fritsche • Ext. 101 rick@tlbaa.org Dana Coomer • Ext. 102 dana@tlbaa.org Special Events/Marketing Lindsay Maher • Ext. 106 lindsay@tlbaa.org Accounting Theresa Jorgenson • Ext. 105 theresa@tlbaa.org

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Frank Anderson Jr. and III 828 S. Rosemary Dr. • Bryan, TX 77802 (979) 846-8020 • (281) 501-2100 edie.wakefield@gmail.com

Beadle Land & Cattle Ray & Bonnie Beadle Los Gatos & Hollister, CA 95032 (408) 834-0110 Ray.Beadle@gapac.com

BPT Longhorns Ben & Phyllis Termin Weatherford, TX 817-374-2635 luvmylonghorns@gmail.com

Christa Cattle Co. Jason & Louis Christa 2577 FM 1107 • Stockdale, TX 78160 christacattleco@msn.com www.christacattleco.com Louis (210) 863-7003 Jason (210) 232-1818

Dalgood Longhorns Malcolm & Connie Goodman 6260 Inwood Dr. • Houston, TX 77057 (713) 782-8422 dalgood@comcast.net www.dalgoodlonghorns.com

Jane’s Land & Cattle Co. John & Jane Thate 418 W. Margaret St. • Fairmont, MN 56031 (507) 235-3467

This space is available for your ranch listing! Call Karen Price: (254) 223-4470 or Karen@tlbaa.org


Kaso, Lisa & Jake Kety Little Ace Cattle Co. P.O. Box 386 • Folsom, LA 70437 (985) 796-3918 ketyfolsom@aol.com

McLeod Ranch Michael, Jackie, Mike & Makayla McLeod 355 CR 3031 • Edna, TX 77957 (361) 782-0155

Brennan & Michele Potts Rocking P Longhorns P.O. Box 579 • Emory, TX 75440 (903) 473-2430 Cell: (903) 348-5400 www.rockingplonghorns.com bpotts1@verizon.net

Rio Vista Ranch Elmer & Susan Rosenberger 4818 Eck Lane • Austin, TX 78734 (512) 266-3250 Cell: (512) 422-8336 elmer@riovistaranch.com www.riovistaranch.com

Triple R Ranch Robert & Kim Richey 21000 Dry Creek Rd. • San Angelo, TX 76901 (325) 942-1198 r3ranch@aol.com www.butlertexaslonghorns.com

Westfarms Inc. Dale, Lynette, Leslie & Matt Westmoreland 13529 Hwy 450 • Franklinton, LA 70438 (985) 839-5713 Cell: (985) 515-3172 westfarmsinc@gmail.com

This space is available for your ranch listing! Call Karen Price: (254) 223-4470 or Karen@tlbaa.org

Butler Breeder’s Futurity James K. Turner (936) 689-1914 the5tcorp@yahoo.com www.butlertexaslonghorns.com


Association News

Message from the TLBAA Board of Directors: Registration of Bull Calves Born January 1, 2019 And After The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America was organized in 1964 to collect, record, and preserve the pedigrees of Texas Longhorn cattle. A lot has changed in the 54 years of our existence, but our commitment to have the most credible and accurate registry has not. Recently the TLBAA Board of Directors voted to start a parent verification program to help accomplish this goal. In no way is the program meant to harm anyone in the industry. Its intent is to provide breeders with confidence in the paperwork they receive from the TLBAA. As breeding becomes more scientific, the breed’s capabilities have expanded. Breeders look to build predictability and add desirable traits to their programs based on research of pedigrees. As an association, we owe it to those breeders to make our registry as accurate as possible. As breeders begin embracing this program, the TLBAA can start to take advantage of technology that is now available to us. Once a database is established, we will have the capability to begin examining EPD’s, to identify markers for disease carriers and track inheritable genetic traits that make our Longhorns superior to other beef breeds. This science should allow us to capitalize on other markets within the beef industry. Per-

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formance data from EPD’s can help members expand lean beef programs and provide proof to skeptics from other breeds that our replacement heifers and breeding bulls can have an impact on any herd. As you can see, parent verification is the first step for the TLBAA to more accurately certify and move our breed into a better standing in the beef industry. In coming weeks, more information regarding the process of collecting samples, how and where to send these samples, a list of exemptions (for animals with deceased parents and semen/embryo inventories), an appeals process, as well as a strategy for keeping the cost as affordable as possible will be communicated to the membership. Any bull calf born January 1, 2019 and after, will be required to be parent verified to be eligible for registration. We encourage all members to participate in our voluntary parent verification system to start certifying more herds so they can begin taking advantage of the benefits offered through this program. It is human nature for change to spur anxiety. It is the hope of the Board of Directors that the focus will change from a perceived burden to the protections and opportunities this new data will bring.

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Shows

Thank You 2018 World Expo Sponsors! As you make final preparations to join us June 27thJuly 1st at the Bell County Expo, we’d like to take a moment to thank you for your attendance, participation and sponsorship. This event would not be possible without each and every one of you! The Texas Gold Futurity is back again; and we want to thank our judges: Chase Vasut, James Wilkins, Dora Thompson, Curtis Ohlendorf, & John Parmley. There is something for everyone during the Longhorn Expo and many have stepped up with sponsorships to make it all happen. Thank you 2018 World Expo Sponsors:

TOP HAND SPONSOR Texas Longhorn Breeders Gulf Coast Association

BARN PARTY SPONSOR

Double H Longhorns – Stephen & Kim Head Oklahoma Texas Longhorn Breeders Association Dubose Bar D Ranch – Keith & Tina Dubose John & Sandra Juarez

YOUTH SPONSOR Sunrise Ranch – John T. & Betty Baker Rockin B Ranch - Kathy Bruner Fly’n P Longhorns – Mark & Charity Ray Rockin’ Z Longhorns – Chris & Sara Zarsky TB Longhorns – Thomas & Tamra Thomas Haywire Cattle - Scotty & Alessa O’Bryan David & Mary Mann

GRAND CHAMPION SPONSOR

North Texas Longhorn Breeders Association

JR Richardson Ranch - Dick Weir Triple T Longhorns - Trigg, Traci, & Tarah Moore El Coyote - Felix, Felicita, & Della Serna Dimaond G Longhorns - Gwen Damato

T-Rex Longhorns – Dennis, Tracey, & Gabby Curtis Nasa Longhorn Project – Andrea & Henry Wilson Thurmond Longhorns – Derek & Hope Thurmond Veteran’s Heritage Farm - Jacob Lowrie Silverstar Ranch – Dave & Althea Sullivan Skinner Longhorns - Lynsie Smith Y4 Longhorns - John Yates Bob Coffee

EXHIBITOR SPONSOR

SENIOR HEIFER SALE SPONSOR

BREEDER SPONSOR Texas Longhorn Breeders Gulf Coast Association

TLBT HALL OF FAME HEIFER SPONSOR

Diamond Q Longhorns – Steve & Bodie Quary East Texas Longhorn Association Texas Four Bar R Ranch – Jeremy & Amanda Robertson

Resolute Cattle Company - David & Jana Edwards If you have any questions concerning the event, call (817) 625-6241 or visit www.tlbaa.org.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - TENTATIVE Wednesday, June 27

Friday, June 29

9:00 am Move In –

10:00 am – Free Division w/ Miniature classes immediately following

Gold Merit and Senior Sale books due at check-in.

TBD – General Membership Meeting w/ Board of Directors 30 minutes after conclusion of miniature classes

3:00 pm – TLBT Livestock Judging

10:00 am – TLBT Gold Merit Competition Begins

5:00 pm – Barn Party with dinner provided

1:00 pm – TLBT General Membership Meeting

Thursday, June 28

4:00 pm – TLBT Senior Heifer Sale

All cattle in by 5 pm (Health papers are required for all animals at check-in.)

8:45 am – TLBT Show Ring Procedure Meeting and Group Photo 9:00 am – TLBT National Youth Show

(Junior, Intermediate, Teen and Senior Showmanship will immediately follow the steer classes)

9:00 am – TLBT Quiz Bowl (open until end of youth show) 4:00 pm – Texas Gold Futurity (or 1 hour after completion of the TLBT National

Youth Show - no earlier than 4 pm.)

4:30 pm – Breeder Memorial 5:00 pm – TLBAA Trophy Steer Show

Saturday, June 30 10:00 am – Open Haltered w/ Miniature classes immediately following 4:00 pm – World Show Banquet featuring TLBAA Awards, TLBT Awards and Texas Gold Futurity Awards, Cattle Release

Sunday, July 1

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GRASS & STRESS

For many, the idea of raising Longhorns

is pretty nostalgic. If you look at the varied backgrounds of people in the breed, you’ll find some who have grown up in ag families involved in dairy or beef cattle, horses, crop farming, as well as the opposite end of the spectrum including folks who have never owned any livestock before, grew up in an urban setting, and whose friends would have never guessed that they’d own cows. I think it goes without saying that it is the magnificence these animals possess that draws us to them. They are the perfect cattle for many reasons, such as easy keeping, easy calving, and smart just to name a few. And while many people spend obsessive hours looking at pedigrees, attending events, and gaining as much breeding knowledge as possible, there are still those who miss a very important aspect of the whole realm that is your Longhorn business – pasture management. If you’ve been in the Longhorn business more than five minutes, you understand that there is a large and long-term investment with very little return in the short-term. Fencing, pasture, trucks, trailers, something to feed with, and more need to be considered. Through my business, Eastwind StockCo Consulting, I currently work with 15 programs, and one of the first goals most people have is to be a breeder. That’s a 3-6 year plan. Minimizing that overall investment and the time it takes to get a return on your investment can make a huge difference in one’s ability and desire to stay involved. It’s easy to be in the Longhorn business when you’re making money. Minimizing steps and decreasing “do-overs” is a way to keep both investments smaller and profit quicker. If you haven’t already experienced a new first time buyer, you’ll love it. The excitement they bring is infectious and many times you’ll get questions that begin with “Well I don’t want to sound dumb” or “I don’t want to ask a stupid question” to which I reply “I promise you, 14 | June 2018

any thought you had isn’t one that hasn’t already been had before.” Each person in the industry has been a new breeder. We’ve all had that first day, that first time. I love showing off our ranch to new folks. My goal is to be as humble and as approachable as possible so that they feel like they can ask any questions that are running through their mind. I try to do more listening than talking, but one of the first questions I ask is, “Are you set up for cattle?” You’d be surprised at the responses. Many just assume since they have a pasture and Longhorns are low maintenance that it makes sense to get a few and turn them out. To me that’s like you and your spouse planning to have a child because you have an extra bedroom. Immediately I start throwing some questions at them. • How are you going to catch these cattle if need be? • Once they’re caught and you need them to have some vet work done, what then? • Do you know your stocking rates? • How do you plan to feed your cattle this winter? Many don’t look that far ahead or have what I call a “Planned Husbandry Budget”, and it catches them by surprise. You aren’t going to build a house and plan to put a bathroom in later are you? Why buy cattle without any type of infrastructure plan? The reality of being a Longhorn breeder is that along with the many hats we wear, two of the most important are that of Grass Farmer and Animal Stress Manager.

1) How are you going to catch these cattle?

This is my number one priority when working with new folks. I want to know what their plan is to catch their herd if they need to. Is a fence down? Is there a sick cow? Did they sell one and need to transport it

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FARMERS MANAGERS

now? Very few people can pasture load. You need some type of catch pen. The simplest and most cost effective way is portable panels. They’re sturdy and can be fastened tight by putting in metal or wooden posts or driving T-posts and tying them fast. They don’t require any special skills or experience to assemble and are easy to handle without any equipment. We use these on our lease places because it allows us to break them down and move them when necessary. For new breeders, if you don’t like the system you put together you can easily add on to it or redesign it. Once you’re happy with your design, looking towards more permanent designs with either pipe or wood is certainly suggested. You can still keep those panels around, as you can never have too many of them. Note: This is where many beginning breeders waste time and money. Many times their catch pens are built

too small and in a way that’s not conducive to cattle movement. I’ve seen it time and again where people’s thoughts are to start out small and have to tear down to rebuild it or make it larger. Plan your working system to be double the size you need. It’s a lot easier to work cattle down from larger to smaller catch pens than try to force a herd into a small catch pen. It’s a stepping process. Take cattle into a smaller pasture, then smaller and smaller and smaller until you’re able to control them. We have seven pens beginning with 2 acres, then 1 acre, then smaller and smaller until they’re in a squeeze chute where we can cut cattle out and have confident control of them. The other aspect is understanding how cattle move. Put gates in corners, try not to make cattle turn when loading onto trailers, and try to eliminate corners in working pens as cattle bind up there. Corners are usu-

Portable panels may be used to make economical and easy to move catch pens.

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Feature ally the first place a nervous cow will try to escape. My best advice would be to take special trips to go look at real working systems that have proven to work consistently and confidently for their owners. Feeding and watering your cattle in your catch pens on a regular basis is a very simple way to make catching them easy. They are creatures of habit; you create that habit. They see that pen as a place for food and water. If you only put them in that catch pen when you need to work them, they’ll see that as a place of stress. A feed bucket and a holler is much less stressful than running them up a fence line in hopes you can push them through a gate with a horse or ATV. This is why a large catch pen that allows even the low cows on the totem pole access to feed without getting beat on is important. Create their habits. We rotational graze our cattle. They’re use to moving through gates following our feed bag every few days. When it’s time to catch them in our working pens it’s just another gate to them. If we never ran them through any gates it would look suspicious when we would move them to the pens, much like your dog when he’s taken to the vet.

with as little as possible by investing in a cheaper chute system and smaller pens. Why make double the work for you, losing time and money? Buy a good chute you can use for years. We have a Gross Chute. It was there when my father ran G & G back in the 90’s and it’s about to make it into the 2020’s. So we’re talking 20+ years. While asking on social media platforms and peers is a quick way, it’s not always the best. Many people only have experience with the one they’ve used. If you don’t know which one you like, head to a ranch that has one and work cattle through them. Get a feel for what you like and try multiple kinds and see how their flow system works, where cattle bind up at and where they lose productivity and gain stress on the cattle. It’s better to invest in a $5,000 chute system now than invest in a $2,500 chute system now only to reinvest in a $5,000 system a couple years later. Save yourself time and money.

3) Do you know your stocking rates?

Why is this important? We are grass farmers. What I mean is, we raise feed for cattle, mainly grass. If we are buying hay and mixed feed, we are costing ourselves a high percentage of our profit. Do you know what it costs you to take care of one cow per year? We do an audit every year, it cost us $.67/cow in 2017. We could even break it down per our main herd, heifer herd, weanling pasture, recip pasture, and bulls. We track how many days a cow runs on grass to get our stocking rates. Right now we’re running 800 lbs of cow/acre. Meaning a 1,000 lb. cow can run on about 1.2 acres for $.67/a day. Most of the local ranchers around us are running about 400 lbs. of cow/ acre. So what are we doing different? We are very strict on our roEven grazing leads to healthier pastures and less money spent on hay through the year. tational grazing. Instead of having one huge pasture we have it broken down into many little pastures and we rotate 2) Do you have proper handling them every few days (See chart on pg. 18). There is a ton facilities? of science behind this, but in essence it is like cutting While there is a list of must haves, some type of catyour lawn. Cows come through quick and take a couple tle handling facility is one of the tops. There is no fear bites and move on. The grass doesn’t get eaten too low. worse than having a sick animal and no way of catchIt stimulates the root and the grass grows quicker and ing and restraining them. There are people who have stronger. There are positive side affects too. The matried chasing their cattle down with trucks and roping nure gets spread out, the fly problems become less, you them in hopes of being able to vet cattle. Invest in some put good organic matter back into the ground slowly, type of squeeze chute and alleyway in which you can and you get a good grass bed that helps fight weeds. stack cattle to work off of your catch pen. Your vet will The downside to grazing too long or allowing cows thank you and you’ll have one of the biggest peace of to eat too much is they’ll continue to eat the spots in mind moments. which they’ve already eaten where the grass is more But this is generally where the “do-overs” happen. tender. What you get is an uneven graze. You’ll have tall There are times when folks try to cut corners and get by 16 | June 2018

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Feature - continued from pg. 16 areas that the cows won’t touch and will need mowed, grazing increased the grazing 39 days, that’s 39 days I wasting gas, wear and tear, and time mowing. We are wasn’t feeding hay. currently working on breaking our pastures down even In the 2017-2018 winter we didn’t start feeding hay more with cross fencing. Our ultimate goal is to get our until January 1 and then because we had an unbelievstocking rates to 1600lbs/acre, or roughly a 1.5 cows/ ably cold two weeks, the coldest on record since 1961. acre. (Forage quality and type may vary greatly by geo- We fed hay until April 12th. We had a really cold early graphic region creating a wide range of stocking rates.) spring with really low ground temperatures that hurt We quit making hay all together and turned our hay our grass growth out of the gate. We continued to roll fields into pasture. You can buy 800 lb+ rolls of hay in out the hay on the dry lots (8 acres for the main herd Virginia for about $25/bale. With all our equipment, and and 4 acres for the Cherry Hill pasture to which we also time it took for us to make the hay we needed, it was planted rye in August). Our hay consumption dropped costing me about $51/ from 278.5 bales in 2016bale to make. It doesn’t 2017 winter to 163.5 bales in take a genius to figure 2017-2018 winter. Our bigthat out. Ben Gravett algest change to our hay feedways said, “If you aren’t ing this past year was the making money you’re way in which we rolled out losing money.” It also the hay. Much like someone gave us more pasture would strip graze a pasture, to graze, thus cutting we rolled out our hay like back the time frame on that so that the cattle weren’t how early we were gotracking up all the pasture ing to need to feed hay. while eating and had time to Typically, in the years clean it up. We roll out in one of hay making, we’d spot one day, the next day start feeding cattle in we’d roll next to it, and again November and conand again. Eventually comtinue until mid April. ing back to that first spot Roughly about 400 Sample pasture rotation records showing the day by day record months later. We evened out bales of hay. In 2016, of what number of cattle were in which pasture. Note the conour footprint on the pasture. when we started our sistent, frequent movement of cattle from section to section. Our number one goal pasture rotation about The process works with herds of all sizes. in cattle management is to midway through the year on our new ranch, we started increase feed and decrease stress. The feed will have feeding hay in the beginning of December by rolling it an everlasting effect on the herd health that obviousout. We put our main herd on an 8-acre dry lot, and our ly impacts body condition, horn growth, and fertilCherry Hill herd on a 4-acre dry lot, which we ran from ity. The stress of the cattle, whether from being under November 22, 2016 to March 27th, 2017. We fed 278.5 conditioned or working facility caused, will also effect bales. That’s much less than the normal 400 bales we the horn growth and fertility of your cattle. These just fed in the years before. We ended up turning the cattle snowball into profit loss both as a beef animal and seed out on grass on April 3, 2017 and started our spring ro- stock opportunity. Improve your grass farming and tations until June, when we turned them onto summer stress management. It will pay dividends both in your schedules. We didn’t have to pull cattle off our rotational marketing efforts and also in your peace of mind. grazing until January 1, 2018. In one year, our rotational

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Marketing

By Derick Schaefer

Is Your Operation On The Map? Have you ever received a phone call on a tightly rate on the map, login to your account, select “Info” on scheduled day informing you that a prospective buyer the left-hand menu and then select the pencil icon to got turned around and is now running late? Have you the right of your address. From there you can drag the ever had to follow directions to someone else’s operalocation marker to exactly where you want it. In some tion that has so many references to landmarks it leaves cases that will be your main barn or dwelling; in other you fearful you’ll be backing a gooseneck out of a deadinstances it could be a distant gate where you want visiend road at some point in the journey? You are not tors to enter. alone. Good news! There is something you can do onOne requisite for Google My Business is an address. line to improve the situation and it is free! When it comes to rural land plots, a registered address There are many ways to find information online. is not always a given. If your operation has locations However, according to SEO.com, 90% of online inforthat do not have an address, you will want to contact mation seekers use services from your local county government Google to satisfy their needs. Beoffices and register a 911 or emeryond basic information, Google gency address for your operation. has expanded its offerings to Registering a known address is include mapping services and not only important for Google My smartphone-based driving apBusiness but it could also make a plications like Google Maps and huge difference in the event you Waze. This is great news for ranchneed emergency responders on ers as “getting on the map” has your ranch. never been easier. In fact, getting If you are not comfortable Pinpointing your ranch address can help your ranch on the map is a simple, with technology, you might want visitors find pasture entrances easier. free registration on a Google serto get help with registering for vice that feeds local search, Google Maps, and Waze. It Google My Business. As you look for help, there are a is called Google My Business. If you properly register couple of guidelines. First, unless you are already workyour operation, you can guide your visitors to the exact ing with marketing service you trust, avoid unknown gate or structure on your land where you want them. online services claiming they can register you for loTo get started registering your Texas Longhorn opcal search. Start with technology savvy family members eration on this free Google service, you’ll want to visit or even pay a visit to your county’s Small Business Dehttps://www.google.com/business/. After clicking the velopment Center (SBDC). Second, always register for Start Now button, you will be asked to log into your online services in your own account using your own Google Account. If you are using Gmail or another email address like the process described above. If you Google service you will have an account. If you aren’t let someone set up your operation in his or her account using these services or are unsure, you should create or under their email, it could spell trouble down the an account by clicking on the blue “create account” link road. Ironically, online marketers use an agricultural at the bottom of the form. term to describe putting your digital assets in someone Creating a Google account requires your name and else’s account—they call it ‘digital sharecropping’. an email address. If you aren’t comfortable giving up Putting your operation online is powerful. Still, this your email address or want to this account separate, article would be amiss to not provide a few cautions. As one trick is to click on the “Create Gmail account inseen in recent headlines, online services are in the data stead” link. In selecting this option, Google allows you business and most retain the right to use your inforcreate a free email address dedicated your Google acmation. Google is no different. This is something you count. Outside of providing your birthdate and gender, will want to consider. Though Google My Business rethe remainder of the sign-up information is optional. quires no more details than your county tax assessor/ To finish the process you will need to provide the name collector likely already publishes about you online, your of your operation and its address so Google can verify information will be combined with other data. On the you. Verification is a traditional process where Google positive side, they will feed your information into other will send you a postcard with information and further services such as their 3-D satellite imagery. This can instructions on it. be helpful when working with third parties like USDA/ After you verify your business, you can login to your NRCS who need to view your land. Google My Business listing and add more optional inThe world is going digital. Texas Longhorn cattle opformation including your website and photos. Most eration owners can benefit from this trend. Google My importantly, your account provides the tools that allow Business is a tool that makes getting started easy and you to ensure that your address aligns on the map exmakes it a lot easier for visitors to find your ranch. actly where you want it. To ensure your address is accu20 | June 2018

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2018 HORN SHOWCASE MEASURING CLASSES FEMALES

BULLS

STEERS

Class 1 Females October 2017 (TTT only)

Class 32 Bulls October 2017 (TTT only)

Class 62 Steers Oct. 2016-Jan. 2014

Class 2 Females September 2017 (TTT only)

Class 33 Bulls September 2017 (TTT only)

Class 63 Steers 2013-2011

Class 3 Females August 2017 (TTT only)

Class 34 Bulls August 2017 (TTT only)

Class 64 Steers 2010 and older

Class 4 Females July 2017 (TTT only)

Class 35 Bulls July 2017 (TTT only)

Class 5 Females June 2017 (TTT only)

Class 36 Bulls June 2017 (TTT only)

Class 6 Females May 2017 (TTT only)

Class 37 Bulls May 2017 (TTT only)

Class 7 Females April 2017

Class 38 Bulls April 2017

Class 8 Females March 2017

Class 39 Bulls March 2017

Class 9 Females February 2017

Class 40 Bulls February 2017

Class 10 Females January 2017

Class 41 Bulls January 2017

Class 11 Females December 2016

Class 42 Bulls December 2016

Class 12 Females November 2016

Class 43 Bulls November 2016

Class 13 Females September-October 2016

Class 44 Bulls September-October 2016

Class 14 Females July-August 2016

Class 45 Bulls July-August 2016

Class 15 Females May-June 2016

Class 46 Bulls May-June 2016

Class 16 Females March-April 2016

Class 47 Bulls March-April 2016

Class 17 Females January-February 2016

Class 48 Bulls January-February 2016

Class 18 Females October-December 2015

Class 49 Bulls October-December 2015

Class 19 Females July-September 2015

Class 50 Bulls July-September 2015

Class 20 Females April-June 2015

Class 51 Bulls April-June 2015

Class 21 Females January-March 2015

Class 52 Bulls January-March 2015

Class 22 Females September-December 2014 Class 53 Bulls July-December 2014

TWISTY Class 59 Females Twisty Horn Oct. 2016-Jan. 2014 Class 60 Females Twisty Horn 2013-2011 Class 61 Females Twisty Horn 2010 and older

FUTURITY CLASSES FEMALES Class 1 September - October 2017 Class 2 July - August 2017 Class 3 May - June 2017  Class 4 March - April 2017 Class 5 January - February 2017  Class 6 September - December 2016 Class 7 May - August 2016 Class 8 January - April 2016 Class 9 Born 2015 - 2014 Class 10 Born 2013 & Before

Class 23 Females May-August 2014

Class 54 Bulls January-June 2014

BULLS

Class 24 Females January-April 2014

Class 55 Bulls 2013

Class 1 September - October 2017

Class 25 Females July-December 2013

Class 56 Bulls 2012-2011

Class 2 July - August 2017

Class 26 Females January-June 2013

Class 57 Bulls 2010-2008

Class 3 May - June 2017

Class 27 Females 2012

Class 58 Bulls 2007 and older

Class 4 March - April 2017

Class 28 Females 2011-2010

Class 5 January - February 2017

Class 29 Females 2009-2007

Class 6 September - December 2016

Class 30 Females 2006-2003

Class 7 May - August 2016

Class 31 Females 2002 and older

Class 8 January - April 2016

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HSC ENTRY FORM Exhibitor Name: _____________________________________________ Exhibitor Member No. ________________________________________ Exhibitor Phone No. __________________________________________ Exhibitor E-mail Address: _____________________________________

OCTOBER 4-6, 2018

Animal TLBAA No. ___________________________________________ Animal Name: _______________________________________________

AWARD

FUTURITY

MEASUREMENT

Animal Date of Birth: ________________________________________

LAWTON, OK

ENTRY DEADLINE AUGUST 13 - 5PM

Measuring Class Entered ________________ q $100 Tip-to-Tip q $100 Total Horn q $300 Composite (TTT & TH Included) Twisty Horn Class Entered ________________ q $100 Twisty Horn (Measuring along horn lines wrapping around horn) q Animal will be in Lawton, OK - 10’X10’ Stall included

q 20’X10’ Stall $100 (limited number available)

SATELLITE LOCATION __________________________________________________________________________________ q $125 Futurity - 75% payback - Class Entered __________________ *Animal must be in Lawton, OK and participate in at least one measuring class.

NEW - SELECT YOUR PREFFERED AWARD TYPE q Classic Bronze q Premium Custom Belt Buckle

GROUP CLASSES

GET OF SIRE OR PRODUCE OF DAM - Recognizing genetic production through verified measuring data of offspring. Breeding offspring only, steers not eligible. q $100 Senior Division Get of Sire 6yrs+ q $100 Senior Division Produce of Dam 6yrs+

q $100 Junior Division Get of Sire 2-5yrs q $100 Junior Division Produce of Dam 2-5yrs

ELIGIBLE OFFSPRING MUST BE MEASURED 3 WAYS - TTT, TH, COMP. 1. ______________________________________________________ Animal’s TLBAA NO. ____________________________________ 2. ______________________________________________________ Animal’s TLBAA NO. ____________________________________ 3. ______________________________________________________ Animal’s TLBAA NO. ____________________________________ TOTAL $_____________

FORM OF PAYMENT: CASH

CHECK

CREDIT CARD

CREDIT CARD ON FILE

CC# ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ NAME ON CARD _______________________________ VISA MASTERCARD DISCOVER EXP. _______ CID # _______

ENTRY DEADLINE AUGUST 13, 5PM WITH PAYMENT DUE IN FULL - SALESANDEVENTS@TLBAA.ORG CONTACT HSC Chairman Johnny Hicks P (269) 721-3473 • hicksamericanbulldogs@yahoo.com TLBAA • PO Box 4430 Fort Worth, TX 76164 • www.tlbaa.org • P (817) 625-6421 • F (817) 625-1388 TERMS: Awards will be presented at the event, winners not in attendance are responsible for actual award shipping cost. Photos are required for winners gallery in Trails Magazine, send to salesandevents@tlbaa.org. No refunds after entry deadline.


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Requirements: 1. Payment in full 2. Completed consignment form 3.Original TLBAA certificate or dual registration certificate 4. Completed transfer application 5. Digital photo sent to salesandevents@tlbaa.org

Selection: Notifications will be sent the week of 6/18/18 confirming accepted consignments. 3 lot limit per consignor. BREEDING INFORMATION Cow Exposed To __________________________________________

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Confirmed Bred ______________ Calf at Side Information: Sex _________________ Date Calved__________________ OCV Vaccinated Yes __ No __ Calf Sired by ______________________________________________________________ COMMENTS________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Comments will be published in sale catalog. Changes for pedigree reader must be submitted in writing to management no later than 24 hours before sale start. WAIVER/CONSENT FORM The Horn Showcase Sale (HSS) assumes no responsibility for any guarantee made by the consignor. All guarantees are strictly between the consignor (seller) and the buyer. HSS is not responsible for the health or safety of any animal consigned to the sale. This includes loss of life, loss by theft or other perils. All consignors must comply with the rules and regulations. The undersigned hereby agrees to conditions of the sale and agrees that all guarantees are between seller and buyer. The undersigned further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless HSS, sale employees and duly authorized representatives from any and all claims, demands, causes of action or liabilities of any nature which may arise from or in any way relate to the Horn Showcase Sale. The undersigned agrees that if the buyer is unable to accept delivery because of Interstate health requirements, the consignor, not HSS or its management, shall be responsible for refund or adjustment. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS All animals 12 months of age and over are required to have a negative tuberculosis test not more that 30 DAYS prior to the sale. All female cattle 18 months of age and over must be tested negative for Brucellosis not more than 30 DAYS prior to the sale. Each health certificate should have the animal clearly identified by lot number, name, and private herd number. Please make certain that all breeding age animals are palpated by a licensed Veterinarian. Pregnancy status is a requirement of the sale and must be noted on the health certificate.

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Longhorn Beef

First Step To Processing Your Longhorn Beef Find A Processor Before you load up that first Longhorn to eat or to have beef to sell, the first step is to locate a processor. There are two type of inspections available to be able to package meat for resale, USDA and State. A USDA inspection allows you to sell meat anywhere in the United States, while a state certified inspection only allows you to sell within the state the inspection was conducted in. The USDA has a very detailed resource available on their website, www.fsis.usda.gov, called the Meat, Poultry and Egg Product Inspection Directory. The screenshot below show where to click to access the directory.

This directory can be sorted online by city, state, zip, or activities simply by typing in the white field below the column name. You may also download the MPI Directory App for Android or iPhone or as an Excel spreadsheet. It is updated monthly and you can even sign up to receive text notifications when updates are made to the list. Not all states offer their own meat inspection programs. Currently there are 27 participating states including: Alabama, Arizona, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, 26 | June 2018

Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. This does not mean the other states have processors, it just means all inspection in those states is USDA certified. Do your homework, call and visit several facilities. The phone call will thin out ones that do not wish to handle Longhorn cattle or may be so busy that only processing one or two every now and then is going to make it difficult to get your order through in a timely manner and reasonable cost. The visit in person is to ensure that there is indeed an inspector available, to verify for yourself that this a facility you feel comfortable with and for you to ask final questions about cost, limitations on horn sizes accepted and whether or not they will allow the Longhorn to be brought on the floor to be put down or they have to put them down in your trailer. Your costs will vary based on how you are selling your beef. When discussing cost, the following are terms you should be familiar with: Live Weight: Actual Weight of the animal on the hoof before it is processed. Hanging Weight: Weight of the beef as it will hang in the cooler with head, hide, feet, organs and blood removed. (average 62% of live weight) Cut and Wrap Yield or Package Weight (average 76%): Actual weight of all the cut and wrapped packages of meat that will go in the freezer. Varies depending on type of cuts (boneless vs bone-in) roasts versus ground, etc. Grass fed tends to have higher carcass yield as more fat is discarded form grain-fed. Can vary greatly. Live weight x dress percentage x carcass yield = cut and wrap yield 1,000 lbs x 62% x 76% = 471 pounds of meat

Ways to Sell Your Beef Live animal – Selling the animal in whole or in shares before processing. Allows beef to be processed without USDA or state inspection as long as the person paying for the processing is the owner of the animal and is using the beef personally or giving it to family or friends for no charge. Packages will be stamped NOT

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By Myra Basham FOR RESALE. There may be multiple owners of one animal so each gets a share or portion of the meat. Whole beef – When one person takes the whole animal. Normally sold by hanging weight or live weight. Halves (sides) – The carcass is split down the middle head to tail. Typically sold by hanging weight. Quarters – If one buys a quarter it is normally half of a side. The whole side is processed into cuts and then those are divided evenly since the front and back meat differs so greatly in content. Typically sold by hanging weight. Cuts and Ground – You choose to process and package the meat as ground beef or individual cuts to resell. They must be state or USDA inspected based on where you are selling them. Sold by the pound based on type of cut. Custom orders – There are countless ways in which you can allow people to order their beef. You can allow them to choose side or quarter with a general list of what they usually get provided. You may allow people to choose specific cuts and then you can grind or make cuts from what’s left. If your method of selling involves you paying for the processing and taking money from buyers, then you must get it processed at a USDA or State Certified processor. If you sell it on the hoof and then the new owner pays the processor and fills out the order form, the new owner will determine how it is cut and wrapped without the need for state or USDA inspection.

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Breeding

When Will She Calve? Cows generally calve about 9 months and 7 days after conception. Average length of pregnancy is about 283 days, but this figure is just an average and very few cows calve exactly on their estimated “due date”.

Photos courtesy of Brian and Misty Reich

Gestation length is partly a matter of genetics; some may calve a few days ahead or a few days later than her breeds and some family lines within breeds tend to projected due date and it can sometimes be a challenge have longer or shorter gestation lengths, and this is to predict the day/night she will calve. a factor in calving ease. Cattle with shorter gestation There are some fairly reliable clues, however. As lengths generally give birth to smaller calves, since the a cow or heifer nears the end of gestation, her body fetus is growing fastest at the end of gestation. A 278 makes changes to aid the birth process. One of the first day gestation usually results in a smaller, lighter calf (in signs of approaching calving is development of her the same breed and type of animal) than if a calf is carudder. It may begin enlarging as early as 6 weeks beried 288 days. One study showed that for each extra fore she calves (especially in heifers) or may suddenly day of gestation, there is about a pound of increase in fill during the last few days of gestation. Some cows the size of the calf. and heifers have so much udder development that you One reason bull calves are often larger and heavier think calving is imminent, but they go many more days than heifer calves is that they tend to be carried longer before the actual event, often becoming miserably un(partly due to hormonal factors). A cow that calves a comfortable from the udder swelling. Others may “bag few days before her estimated due date often gives birth up” overnight and can fool you; they may calve before to a heifer, whereas a cow that goes overdue often has you realize they are ready. a bull calf. But actual “due date” can vary, depending on One clue that calving will take place within about the gestation length of certain individuals; some cows 24 hours is the teats filling. Even if the udder has been always tend to calve earlier or later than their projectlarge for many days, the teats themselves often don’t ed “due date” and some bulls sire become full and distended calves that are always born earlier until the cow is nearly ready or later. to calve. Occasionally the Fetal development and rate of plug in the end of the teat will maturation (determining when start to come out, showing a ull alves are the calf reaches full term and trigbit of secretion on the end of gers the beginning of labor) is inthe teat. Teats filling, and seoften larger fluenced by the genetics of both cretion on the end of the full sire and dam. One reason a “low teat, are clues that the cow and heavier birth-weight” bull tends to sire will soon calve. smaller calves is that his calves Other signs of impendtending to be inherit a shorter gestation length ing labor include mucus than average. If both the sire and discharge from the vulva as carried past the dam tend to have short gestation the cervical plug/seal softens lengths, the calf will be born earand is expelled. A long string due date lier than the average “due date”. If of mucus may hang from the either the sire or the dam has gevulva. The tissues around netics for a longer gestation, however, the results may the birth canal become soft; the vulva is enlarged and be mixed, depending on which trait is inherited by the flabby so the calf can more easily push through. The calf. Even if you have breeding dates on the cow, she floppy vulva is a sign that the cow or heifer is approach-

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By Heather Smith Thomas ing her calving date, but she can still keep you guessIf you can check a cow a couple times a day as you ing awhile because some individuals become loose and walk through the herd, you’ll know whether or not to floppy several weeks before calving. worry about checking her more often. If the ligaments The pelvic ligaments also restill feel tight at your evelax. If you look closely at the back ning check, you’ll know that end of the cow or heifer you’ll noshe probably won’t calve that tice that the area between her tail night. And if you detect that head and the point of the buttock the ligaments are becoming dder eats (pin bone) on each side of the tail loose, you’ll know you’d betis relaxed, appearing somewhat ter watch her closely, even if elvic igaments loose and sunken. Labor will usuyou were not expecting her to ally begin about 12 hours after calve so soon. are great aids complete relaxation of those ligaIf you have breeding dates ments. on a cow (as when breeding in knowing If your cows are gentle enough by AI, or if you are closely to let you walk up and scratch observing the cows durwhen delivery them, you can feel the pelvic ligaing their breeding season to ments next to the tail head. This know when they were bred time is near is one of the surest ways to preby a bull), you have a good dict calving. These ligaments are general idea when she will about an inch in diameter, connecting the pin bones to calve, and a projected “due date”. But sex of the calf, age the spine. They attach to vertebrae just ahead of where of the cow, season of year (summer calves may come a the tail starts and are easily visible on most dairy cows few days earlier than winter calves), heritability of gestaand on thin beef cows. On a fleshy beef cow you can’t tion length, nutrition of the dam, etc. can all be factors see them but you can feel them. The ligaments are nor- in whether calves come ahead of or after their projected mally very hard and tight, except for a few hours just be- due date. fore labor begins, and just after calving. They loosen up Weather also makes a difference. There is often a fluras part of the birth process that enables all parts of the ry of calving just before a storm. The calves that might birth canal to expand so the calf can come through. have arrived over a several day period will all come at Several hours before you notice any signs of early once. When the barometer is falling, you can expect labor, these ligaments start to relax and may become a lot of calves. Many cows that are ready to calve will so soft you can hardly feel them. If they are soft and begin labor in a low pressure period rather than when spongy, the cow is only a few hours away from calv- the barometer is rising. It is very common to have an ing. If your cows are in a calving area where you can abnormally high number of cows calve just before the walk through them, and are gentle enough, you can storm and then less calving activity in the herd for the walk among them slowly and patiently while they are next 48 hours. eating, and assess these ligaments. On a gentle cow that knows and trusts you, you can walk up behind her (be sure to let her know you are there, so as not to startle her) and rub the tail head. This is a way to check any cow you think might be close to calving, to see if she’ll calve within the next 12 hours. If you rub your hand alongside the tail head, most cows enjoy this, since you are scratching an area that’s hard for them to reach. This allows you to assess the tightness (firmness) or softness of the ligament. The cow has to be standing up for you to adequately feel the ligament. It won’t give you an adequate assessment if she’s just gotten up; it takes a few minutes of standing before the ligament assumes its normal tightness or looseness.

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Health

By Bob Kropp

Suggested Vaccination Schedule PRE-WEANING VACCINATIONS Vaccinate all calves at approximately 2-4 months of age with two vaccinations Vaccinate for Blackleg and Malignant Edema by using a 7-way Clostridium Chauvoei-Septicum-NovyiSordellii-Perfringens Types C & D Bacterin-Toxoid Vaccinate for Leptospirosis by using a 5-way Leptospira Canicola-Grippotyphosa-Hardjo-Icterohaemorrhagiae-Pomona Bacterin Vaccinate all calves to be retained past weaning (replacement heifers, bull calves, steers) at approximately 2-4 weeks prior to weaning with the following vaccinations: Provide a Blackleg booster by revaccinating using a 7-way Clostridium Chauvoei-Septicum-Novyi-Sordellii-Perfringens Types C & D Bacterin-Toxoid Protection against respiratory diseases and a booster for Leptospirosis can be provided by vaccinating with an IBR-BVD-PI3-BRSV (KILLED)-Lepto5 Vaccine. Make sure that the vaccine is recommended for nursing calves. A Pasteurella haemolytica toxoid vaccination is also recommended.

A Pasteurella haemolytica toxoid booster vaccination should be provided. Calfhood vaccination of replacement heifers with strain 51 Brucella abortus vaccine. AT ONE YEAR OF AGE Vaccinate all one year old cattle (replacement heifers, bull calves, steers) with the following vaccinations: Provide an additional Blackleg booster by revaccinating using a 7-way Clostridium Chauvoei-SepticumNovyi-Sordellii-Perfringens Types C & D Bacterin-Toxoid Booster protection against respiratory diseases and an additional booster for Leptospirosis can be provided by vaccinating with an IBR-BVD-PI3-BRSV (Modified Live Virus) Vaccine using Lepto 5 Vaccine as a diluent. If cattle are moved in and out of the herd on a frequent basis and bulls are used that are non-virgin bulls, it is recommended that the yearling heifers and yearling bull calves be vaccinated for Vibriosis by using a Campylobacter Fetus vaccine. Vibrio and Lepto-5 can be purchased as one vaccine. Vibrio vaccine should be administered at least 30 days prior to the breeding season because of potential abortion problems.

AT WEANING OF CALVES FROM DAMS (6-8 MONTHS OF AGE) Vaccinate all calves retained past weaning (replacement heifers, bull calves, steers) with the following vaccinations: Provide an additional Blackleg booster by revaccinating using a 7-way Clostridium Chauvoei-Septicum-Novyi-Sordellii-Perfringens Types C & D Bacterin-Toxoid Booster protection against respiratory diseases and an additional booster for Leptospirosis can be provided by vaccinating with an IBR-BVD-PI3-BRSV (Modified Live Virus)-Lepto5 Vaccine. Make sure that the vaccine is recommended for non-nursing calves.

COWHERD AND HERD BULLS Vaccinate all cows and herd bulls annually with the following vaccinations: Vaccinate for Leptospirosis by using a 5-way Leptospira Canicola-Grippotyphosa-Hardjo-Icterohaemorrhagiae-Pomona Bacterin If cows are moved in and out of the herd on a frequent basis and bulls are used that are non-virgin bulls, it is recommended that the cowherd be vaccinated for Vibriosis by using a Campylobacter Fetus vaccine. Vibrio and Lepto-5 can be purchased as one vaccine, but must be administered after calving and before breeding because of potential abortion problems.

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Futurity Results

2018 SOUTHEASTERN WINCHESTER FUTURITY Place Entry # DOB

NAME

SIRE/DAM

EXHIBITOR

Score

Class 1: Heifers Born July 2017 - September 2017 1 109 8/2/17 Hoosier Butterscotch Cherokee aka Tsa-La-Gi/Diamond Bandita BCB Levi & Marilyn Wagler/Clear Creek Longhorns 297.75 2 107 8/9/17 Magically Delicious CV Casanovas Magnum/Horseshoe J Delicious James & Lynette Haltom/Haltom Hollar Ranch 295 3 106 8/14/17 TT Lucky Rihanna Delta Lucky Ace/HL Rags to Riches Christine & John Talley/Talley Longhorns 293.75 Class 2A: Heifers Born April 2017 - June 2017 1 213 4/1/17 VFF Witchy Woman MYT Streaky/Forever Bucky Robert Hanshaw/Valley View Farms 303.25 2 207 4/17/17 AML Red Rose’s Glory Hubbells 20 Gauge/AML Ram’s Red Rose 125 Andy Mast/Andy Mast Longhorns 302 3 209 4/13/17 Pepperjack EL Bandera Chex/Applejack YS Ethan & Ashley Loos/Wolfridge Ranch 301 Class 2B: Heifers Born April 2017 - June 2017 1 224 5/10/17 Mae Lu Sioux Hubbells 20 Gauge/MTR Sittin Sioux Roger Cole DVM/ShoMe Longhorns 303.5 2 227 5/8/17 HL Show Girl WS Jamakizm/HL Rio Shining Suzy Elizabeth & Bill Hudson/Hudson Longhorns 301 3 222 5/17/17 Ladybug EL Bandera Chex/EL Showy Lady Ethan & Ashley Loos/Wolfridge Ranch 300.75 Class 3: Heifers Born January 2017 - March 2017 1 310 2/11/17 Dunn All Time High Dunn Aces High/Dunn Quiet Weapon Nancy C. Dunn/Rolling D Ranch 305.25 2 312 1/26/17 Kip’s Ice Kip Up/Dixie Jangler Mike & Jamie Tomey/Tomey Farms 301 3 312 1/13/17 2A Ivanka Cowboy Catchit Chex/2A Gorgeous Trump Aaron Adkins/Double A Longhorns 300.25 Class 4: Heifers Born October 2016 - December 2016 1 407 10/23/16 Riverforks Oh So Pretty Cowboy Catchit Chex/Riverforks Lil Empress Terry & Tammy King/TK Longhorns 305.25 2 404 11/21/16 Horseshoe J Emoji Delta Lucky Ace/Horseshoe J Magnify Jimmy Jones/Horseshoe J Longhorns 303.75 3 403 12/21/16 Horseshoe J NS 401K/Horseshoe J I’m a Cutie Neal & Stann Maraman/N.S. Horns 302 Class 5: Heifers Born July 2016 - September 2016 1 505 8/10/16 Vanilla Cupcake Fifty-Fifty BCB/Vanilla Puddin 116 Gail Beach/Meadow Green Ranch 305.25 2 504 8/18/16 Riverfork SpecialMedcine Cowboy Catchit Chex/Riverforks Lil Pistol Terry & Tammy King/TK Longhorns 305 3 506 7/28/16 Riverfork Play the Field Cowboy Catchit Chex/Field Test Terry & Tammy King/TK Longhorns 303.75 Class 6: Heifers Born March 2016 - June 2016 1 606 4/26/16 HHF Royal Flush Riverforks Fifty Cents/Pepper David & Missy Hackney/Double H Farms 305.5 Bubba Tuff Chex/Haltoms Shiny Penny James & Lynette Haltom/Haltom Hollar Ranch 303 2 602 5/24/16 Haltom’s Pretty Penny 3 611 3/1/16 Maybe But Not Sure Cowboy Catchit Chex/Pretty by Design Scott Hughes/White Pine Ranch 300.75 Class 7: Heifers Born September 2015 - February 2016 1 703 1/1/16 WPR Dreamcatcher Cowboy Catchit Chex/RR Sweet Amelia Elizabeth & Bill Hudson/Hudson Longhorns 304.75 2 701 2/24/16 WPR Knock Your Socks Off Cowboy Catchit Chex/WPR Southern Style Gravett/Henry Partner/G&G Longhorns/Double H Ranch 303.5 Rio Safari Chex 788/SDR Fantoms Altha Ricky McLeod/HomeBranch Longhorns 303.25 3 702 1/23/16 HBR Fantoms-Safari Class 8: Bulls Born March 2017 - August 2017 1 816 3/7/17 Grand Finale Grand Exit/RRR Miss Angela 415 Kevin & Jodi Bryant/Bryant Cattle Co. 304 2 813 3/22/17 Main Street EL Tuff Enuff Chex/EL Vanilla Coke Ethan & Ashley Loos/Wolfridge Ranch 299.75 3 806 4/27/17 HHF Magic Man Nifty Fifty/HHF Barons Lucky Charm David & Missy Hackney/Double H Farms 299.5 Class 9: Bulls Born September 2016 - February 2017 1 905 12/25/16 Dunn Progressive Fifty-Fifty BCB/Dunn Del Rio Ready 001 Nancy C. Dunn/Rolling D Ranch 304.25 2 904 1/20/17 Smokin Joe Chex Bwana Chex/BL Pretty Tuff Bob & Pam Loomis/Loomis Ranch 298 3 901 2/20/17 The Right Stuff Cowboy Catchit Chex/WPR Southern Style Scott Hughes/White Pine Ranch 297.5 Class 10: Bulls Born March 2016 - August 2016 1 1002 10/11/16 Remarkabull KC Just Respect/Dragon Mark Tracie & Wesley Keys/Lucky 7 Ranch 301.75 2 1008 6/13/16 Chieftain BP Thunderchief/BP Charlynn William T Faith/Faith Farms 300.75 3 1004 9/14/16 Shenanigans WS Jamakizm/Vanilla Puddin 116 Beach/Hasty Partnership/Meadow Green Ranch 299.5

Class 1 winner Levi Wagler, presented by sponsor Dan Jones, Hoosier Longhorns

Class 2A winner Robert Hanshaw

Class 8 & Reserve Grand Champion Bull (sponsored by 20 Gauge Partnership) winners Kevin & Jodi Bryant

Class 5 & Grand Champion Heifer (sponsored by Leonard Longhorn Ranch) winner Gail Beach

Class 4 & Reserve Grand Champion Heifer (sponsored by DuBose Bar D Ranch) winner Terry & Tammy King

Class Sponsors Hoosier Longhorns Terry & Tammy King Talley Longhorns White Pines Ranch The Cow Gals Rick Vermillion Bryant Cattle CO Rocky Mountain Longhorns Cowboy Catchit Chex Partners Hudson Longhorns Gr. Champ. Heifer Class 2B winner Roger Cole presented by – Leonard Longhorn The Cow Gals Ranch

Class 6 winner David Hackney, presented by sponsor Nancy Dunn

Res. Heifer – Dubose Bar D Ranch Gr. Champ. Bull – Home Branch Ranch Res. Bull – 20 Gauge Partnership Cow Patty Bingo – TLBGCA   Corporate Sponsors – Wingate Hotel  Hired Hand Software  Longhorn Steakhouse Rocky Mtn. Select Sale & Futurity

(l-r): Announcer Zach Moffitt Judges Suzanne Torkildsen, Debra Helm, Julie Pack, and Tom Nading

Class 10 winners Wesley & Tracie Keys

Class 3 and Grand Champion Bull (sponsored by Home Branch Ranch) winner Nancy Dunn

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Sale Results

2018 NEBRASKA TEXAS LONGHORN ASSOCIATION RESULTS April 20, 2018 Broken Bow Livestock Auction, Broken Bow, NE Auctioneer - Bill Sayre, Brookfield, MO. Sale Coordinators - Bonnie Damrow, Roca, NE

HIGHLIGHTS Volume Buyer Zac King

HIGH SELLING LOT: JD LILLIE

First Time Consignors

(Daughter of Toss A Coin & DV Amber)

2,000

$

Consignor: Shady Creek Longhorns, Creighton, NE Buyer: Dave Haack, Kimball, NE

OTHER HIGH SELLING LOTS: $2,200 – Sittin Belle (Daughter of Sittin Bull & RHF Southern Belle) Consignor: Adam & Sons, Hastings, NE Buyer: Dave Haack, Kimball, NE $1,800 – Pin The Tail (Daughter of Linchpin EOT 11/12 & Fast & Loose) Consignor: Lucas Seger, Atkinson, NE Buyer: Dave Haack, Kimball, NE $1,800 – J.R. Kiowa (Daughter of KC Just Respect & J.R. Kioda) Consignor: Lazy JL Longhorns, Crawford, NE Buyer: Del-Vic, Scribner, NE The NTLA members were proud to hold their 37th annual sale & 4rd spring sale April 20th in Broken Bow, Nebraska. This sale was dedicated to Rodger Damrow, a dedicated and selfless president of the NTLA. Along with Rodger there were other longhorn members that recently passed-Karen Harwager-also dedicated to the NTLA, we called her the “Silent Auction Queen.” She managed the Silent Auction and brought in donations from the local businesses; Don Linquist from Deer Haven-Don watched Rodger’s interview on “Pure Nebraska” 5 years ago and decided to start raising longhorns (and his family has also grown attached to); and George Hegge from Medora, SD-a longtime NTLA member attending many sales in his earlier years. The consignors brought some of their best longhorns for the buyers to choose from. This year we had futurity heifers consigned also. Bill Harwager from Arnold, NE judged them and the top placings received a check. Just within the last week there were blizzard conditions with blowing snow and high winds throughout the Midwest States causing death of newborn calves. Even on Friday snow followed many into Broken Bow…and rain on Saturday-not the best weather conditions for the sale. Friday night a nice crowd gathered for socializing, drinks and dinner at the Broken Bow Country Club. Eileen’s Catering featured an awesome meal for all to enjoy with Bonnie’s Cake Balls for dessert. Saturday morning started off with a silent auction just be32 | June 2018

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fore the sale-an NTLA longtime tradition of 37 years. Another tradition of 37 years is the Heifer Raffle-thank you to Del-Vic for their heifer donation. Raffle tickets for the heifer calf & cash prizes were sold by the N.T.L.B.T /Nebraska Texas Longhorn Breeders of Tomorrow. The youth organization will get 25% of the proceeds and by all means they deserve it as the public enjoy helping out the kids. Drawing will be held at the Nebraska State Fair WQ Shows in August, Grand Island, NE. Our crowd came from Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. We were glad to have our sale on cattle usa again this year. We are so grateful for all the individuals that made this sale possible. We applaud our consignors for the quality cattle they brought and especially proud to welcome our 1st time consignors to our sale! Belina Longhorns, Howells, NE; Deer Haven, LLC, Page, NE; Kingz Livestock, Arcadia, NE; Lazy JL Longhorns, Crawford, NE; & Lucas Seger, Atkinson, NE. Thank you to all those that helped out-Paul Schlecht, Joe McCutchan, Leslie, Sonja and Lucy Lautenschlager, Lacey Tate, Art Anders, Bill Harwager, Auctioneer Bill Sayre, Justin & Chelsey Georges, sale barn owners-Wendell & Kathy Brott and crew, Sale Vet Dr. Jack Smith, and brand inspector Rex Meyers. Thank you to all the consignors, buyers, auctioneer, members & friends for making this sale possible. It’s always fun to meet other longhorn folks that enjoy the cattle like we do. We look forward to seeing new faces at the 38th Sale next spring.

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Sale Results

2018 CHERRY BLOSSOM SALE & FUTURITY April 19-21, 2018 • Culpeper, VA

HIGH SELLING LOT: LOT 28 • SDR VAN ALTHA $

25,000

The Miner family received a prestigious award prior to the start of the 2018 Cherry Blossom Sale. Congrats! Shown here with the Pequignot’s and Bear Davidson.

Consignor: Dave & Sheila Hovingh Buyer: G&G Longhorns/Circle Double C Partnership

OTHER HIGH SELLING LOTS: $8,000 – Lot 62 • Monika’s Lady Consignor: Ricky McLeod Buyer: Tyson Leonard $5,750 – Lot 11 • Westfarms Pepper 39/7 Consignor: Dave & Sheila Hovingh Buyer: Maria Darlaund $5,250 – Lot 64 • HL Sittin Reese Consignor: Frank Hevrdej Buyer: David/Reatta/Henry Partnership $5,000 – Lot 8 • ZD Rio Grandes Joy Consignor: Ricky McLeod Buyer: Dan & Kristi Grove

FUTURITY RESULTS Place Entry # DOB

1 2 3

102 10/16/17 103 9/28/17 101 11/11/17

1 1 3

209 8/14/17 203 8/28/17 206 8/17/17

1 1 3 3

302 5/27/17 317 4/5/17 313 4/12/17 307 5/1/17

1 2 3

410 2/11/17 401 3/29/17 412 1/30/17

1 2 3 3

505 507 506 501

1 2 3

609 5/18/16 610 5/14/16 608 5/25/16

1 2 3

712 2/24/16 709 3/16/16 705 3/23/16

10/15/16 10/10/16 10/14/16 12/21/16

NAME

Sandy & Scott Hughes, White Pines Ranch and the Carolina Cartel

Nancy Dunn, Rolling D Ranch; Ann Gravett, G&G Longhorns; Becca Munch, formerly of JBM Longhorns.

Tony Scheffler & Tom Smith

Tucker Hilbert, Rockin Hil Ranch and Kristi & Dan Grove, Grove Cattle Co.

EXHIBITOR

Class 1: October 2017 - December 2017 Pokers Queen Jewel Bud South MC Autumn Brian & Mary Stahl MVVF Sadie Valley View Farms Class 2: July 2017 - September 2017 TT Lucky Rihanna John & Christine Talley TT Lucky Affair John & Christine Talley HHF Sacagawea David & Missy Hackney Class 3: April 2017 - June 2017 Dunn High Cotton Nancy Dunn MC Bertha Brian & Mary Stahl MC Lunar Eliplse Tyler Stahl Hoosier Hometown Girl David & Retta Henry Class 4: January 2017 - March 2017 Dunn All Time High Nancy Dunn MC Bonnet Brian & Mary Stahl KCCI Midnight Oil Khaos Cattle Co Class 5: September 2016 - December 2016 Sunhaven Patchit Jay & Suzi Wachter LTL Sheza Outside Kat Tyson Leonard HBR Monika’s Lady Ricky McLeod Horseshoe J NS Neal Marman Class 6: May 2016 - August 2016 Roses R Red J&J Longhorns Sunhaven Gauge Petite Gravett/Henry Partnership Nel-Tam Sugar Nel-Tam Longhorns Class 7: January 2016 - April 2016 WPR Knock Your Socks Off Gravett/Henry Partnership Rex’s Moon Shadow Adrianna Norris Snipers Sharita EOT Tyson Leonard

Score

216 215.5 214 224 224 222 222.5 222.5 221 221

Kathy and Bud South; Jerry Loveday, E&L Longhorns; Bill Stickley.

224 219.5 219 225 222 220.5 220.5

Morris family, Khaos Cattle Co and the Carolina Cartel

219 217.5 215.5 225.5 219 216

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2018 MIDWEST SALE RESULTS April 28, 2018 • Fort Worth, TX Auctioneer: Joel Lemley • Pedigrees: Troy Robinett Sale Host: Debbie Bowman Sale Management: Lemley Auction Services Results Furnished by Lemley Auction Services Photos by Hired Hand Software

Buyers of the top selling lot, Bill & Judy Meridith, Tallgrass Cattle Co.

Brent & Cindy Bolen, Bolen Longhorns

HIGHLIGHTS

Sale Average: $3,696

HIGH SELLING LOT:

76,000

$

LOT 11 - PCC 50 DIMPLES

OTHER HIGH SELLING LOTS:

Luke & Dave Pine, Pine Brothers Longhorns

Mark Gilliland, Gilliland Ranch with the Sedlecek Family, Lazy J Longhorns/The Joe Chute

$8,500 – Lot 108 - Freeze Frame $8,300 – Lot 68 - ST Star Struck $8,250 – Lot 14 - Candy Spots CB $8,000 – Lot 13 - PG Black Friday $8,000 – Lot 63 - RJF Rising Sun $8,000 – Lot 90 - RR Red Clover Doc (Cat) & Mike Lucas, Lucas Ranch; Josie Becker & Lynn Struthoff, Struthoff Ranch

Tytan & Scott Pace, Pace Texas Longhorns

Matt McGuire, McGuire Land & Cattle Co. with the team from Kourtis Family Farms including Pete Kourtis (right)

Sherri & Terry Adcock, TS Adcock Longhorns

Marsha Curry, Lorinda Valentine, sale hostess Debbie Bowman & Jayla Bowman

Ray & Julie Williams, RKJ Longhorns; Jim O’Connor, Hope Creek Longhorns

Buck & Sharon Adams, Buckhorn Cattle Co.

We had a great turnout!

Johnny Hicks, Hicks Texas Longhorns; Joe Gibbons, Cyclone Cattle Company

Clay & Madyson Gines, SC Longhorns Ethan, Oliver & Ashley Loos with guest appearance by Poppy Bolen Viskup Family Ranch including John Viskup (left)

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Warren & Cathy Dorothy

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Sale Results

RED MCCOMBS HEIFER & FIESTA SALE RESULTS

May 4-5, 2017 • Johnson City, TX Hosted by Red McCombs • Auctioneer: Bruce McCarty Results submitted by Alan Sparger • Photos by Hired Hand Software

40,000

Volume buyers: Red McCombs Ranches – MonMel Longhorns Richard Filip – Mike Casey – Mike Davis Hudson Longhorns – Moss Longhorns – Jerry Loveday

FRIDAY HEIFER SALE 15 Lots sold for $181,800 to average $12,120 There were 2 PO’s

High Selling Lots LOT 14A

20,000

CONSIGNOR: DARLENE ALDRIDGE BUYER: JERRY LOVEDAY LOT 14B

20,000

$

High Selling Lot LOT 36 SHAMROCK TARI’S TEMPTRESS $

HIGHLIGHTS

$

FIESTA SALE 89 Lots sold for $582,400 to average $6,544. There we 2 PO’s and 1 scratch

CONSIGNOR: DARLENE ALDRIDGE BUYER: RED MCCOMBS RANCHES

OTHER HIGH SELLING LOTS:

$18,200 – Lot 4 Molly With A Swagg BCB Consignor: Bolen Longhorns. Buyer: MonMel Longhorns. $17,000 – Lot 15 RM Special Mellow 923 Consignor: Red McCombs Ranches. Buyer: Moss Longhorns. $15,500 – Lot 9 CB Black Powder Consignor: CR Longhorns. Buyer: Mike Casey. $15,000 – Lot 1 3S Saucy Aussie Consignor: 3S Longhorns. Buyer: Bob Loomis. $13,700 – Lot 13 Helm Andrina 706 Consignor: Helm Cattle Co. Buyer: Bill Hudson. $13,500 – Lot 3 BC Sittin Sheeba Consignor: BC Cattle Co. Buyer: Hal Meyer.

CONSIGNOR: JOE CUNNINGHAM BUYER: RICHARD FILIP

OTHER HIGH SELLING LOTS:

$23,000 – Lot 40 Awesome Tipper Consignor: Red McCombs Ranches. Buyer: MonMel Longhorns. $21,000 – Lot 19 Awesome Cheyenne Consignor: Red McCombs Ranches. Buyer: Eitan Barhum & Mike Davis. $20,000 – Lot 78 Total Spectrum Consignor: Don & Rhonda Poe. Buyer: Red McCombs Ranches. $19,500 – Lot 95 Allens 285/9 Consignor: HL Ranch Buyer: Red McCombs Ranches. $14,500 – Lot 65 BCB Royal Flush 706 Consignor: Bill & Suzanne Torkildsen. Buyer: Mike Davis. $11,500 – Lot 43 TB Kelly Nellie Consignor: Lucky Mountain Ranch LLC. Buyer: Austin Rohr. $10,000 – Lot 17 RR Remy Consignor: Rick & Tracey Friedrich. Buyer: Harold Claver. $10,000 – Lot 53 Lindas Concealed Weapon Consignor: Rockin I Longhorns. Buyer: Kurt Twining.

High Selling Bull Lot LOT 27 RM CHECKERED FLAG

9,700

$

CONSIGNOR: RM CHECKERED FLAG PARTNERSHIP BUYER: KEITH HAGLER/MICHAEL MILLS/EDWIN STOJANIK PARTNERSHIP

There were 72 buyers from 11 states.

Toni Stegemoller, TL Longhorns & Charlene Gilliland, Gilliland Ranch. Nick & Lynn Truxillo, Whispering Oaks Ranch.

Julia & Mark Hays, 6H Longhorns.

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Kurt Twining, Silver T Ranch and father Lew.

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Pam & Larry Crumpton; Mary Ann Cunningham, XC Longhorns, consignor of the high selling lot.

Ronnie & Jay Mullinax, Brazos Rose Ranch.


Bob Loomis, Loomis Ranch and Larry Stegemoller, TL Longhorns.

Rick Friedrich, River Ranch and Alan Sparger, 3S/ McCombs Ranches give Mr. John Stockton, Stockton Ranches, the 4th Annual McCombs Award.

Edwin & Debra Stojanik, Lone Star Longhorns.

Daniel & Angelina Fey, Fey Longhorns.

Cindy & Randal Traywick, El Dorado Ranch.

Buddy Jacobs, volume buyers Melissia & Monte Bierschenk, MonMel Longhorns.

Greg & April Firebaugh

Tommy & Kathy Mulhollan, Double T Longhorns. Sandy & Eitan Barhum.

Brandi & Chris Lindsey, Sugar Hill Ranch.

Time to Start Thinking of Deserving Individuals for the 2018

TLBAA Special Awards

Every year we hear people comment that “so-and-so” should’ve been nominated for this award. Well, start thinking and get ready to nominate those deserving individuals! Nominations forms will be published in the fall or may be found online at www.tlbaa.org. The criteria for each award is listed below:

Jack Phillips Award

The Dave Evans Breeder of the Year Award

Elmer Parker Lifetime Award

Perpetuation and Promotion of the Texas Longhorn Breed A native Texan, Dave Evans entered the Texas Longhorn industry in 1977, establishing the Yellow Pine Ranch at Cuchara, CO. He and his wife, Billicarole, quickly became enthusiastic about the breed and additional ranches were purchased to supplement the original ranch. Evans served on the Board of Directors of both the TLBAA and the Mountains & Plains Texas Longhorn Association. He also served terms as TLBAA Vice-President. He was a founding partner and host of the Colorado National Texas Longhorn Sale, a record-breaking event when it started in 1981, which continued to be one of the industry’s major events for many years. From the start, Evans realized the necessity of using the best bulls available in the breed in order to develop a top herd. His goal was to breed for consistent size as well as correctness and outstanding horns. He purchased Texas Ranger JR in 1980, and then Dixie Rebel and Major Investment. In 1986, Evans acquired CT Spoty Ruler, the bull he considered to be the best he’d ever owned. Before his untimely death, Evans had succeeded in breeding a herd of Texas Longhorns that were well recognized in the breed. It is therefore a significant honor to be a recipient of this award, named in honor of this dedicated Longhorn breeder.

The Jack Phillips Award is named after former TLBAA President Jack Phillips who was a quiet, yet forceful presence in the TLBAA. The award honors individuals who have worked selflessly for the Longhorn and breeders alike, without recognition. Lifetime Devotion to the Texas Longhorn Breed and Its Breeders Elmer Parker was a longtime employee and manager of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge Longhorn herd. Parker joined the staff at the Refuge in 1946, learning from the previous Longhorn managers: Earl Drummond, Heck Schrader and Joe Bill Lee. In 1968, he took over the responsibilities of the Longhorns at the Refuge and continued until his retirement in 1981. Thus, the continuity of Longhorn expertise at the Refuge continued for more than half a century. The Parker Brown color designation on Longhorn registrations was named after Elmer Parker – the dark brown, almost black color, with a lighter dorsal stripe, was one of his favorite colors.

Mel Raley Rising Star

Mel Raley will always be remembered as a shining star for the TLBAA because of his ability to share his vast knowledge of the Longhorn breed with new members. This special recognition is awarded to those who have been a member for less than five years and through involvement and sustained enthusiasm have made a positive impact on their peers and on the Longhorn breed.

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Texas Longhorn Breeders of Tomorrow

President’s Message Dear TLBT Members, SUMMER IS FINALLY HERE! Make sure to spend as much time as you can out in the sun working with your animals. Speaking of sun, I have a joke I think you might like. What does a sun drink out of? Sunglasses, obviously! With summer comes our annual World Show that I’m so excited to see everyone at and saddened by my final show as the TLBT President. I would like to remind everyone of a few things. • Please send any pictures of graduating seniors to any of the officer team that will in turn get them to the creator of the senior powerpoint. • Kids interested in TLBT office, make sure to make a lot of new friends at the shows and don’t be afraid to run for office. Elections will be held at the World Show in Belton, Texas. • On behalf of all of the seniors that have received a scholarship from this wonderful organization and the many associations, thank you for your generosity. I would also like to thank everyone who has helped fundraise or participated in an activity that benefited these scholarships. You all truly are a blessing. • The banquet theme this year is The Wizard of Oz, so I would like to invite everyone to dress up as little or as much as they would like. That reminds me, do you know why the scarecrow received a Nobel Prize… because he was out standing in his field. All jokes aside, I look forward to seeing everyone at the banquet and can’t wait to see people dressed up. Have you all kept your promise from New Years? It’s killing me, I actually think some of you read this and then ask me if I want a soda to see if I’m telling the truth. I congratulate you if you are still going and commend everyone that has partaken in a resolution. Stay strong. Well, that is all I have for now. This is Matthew Wallace signing off. Take care and God bless!

Matthew Wallace

“When life throws you a rainy day, play in the puddles” -Winnie The Pooh What did the farmer tell the DJ? the beet! Lettuce turnip 38 | June 2018

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OFFICER SPOTLIGHT:

CASON RANGEL

TLBT Office: Senior Director Age: 18 1.)What school do you attend? Alvord High School 2.)How many years have you been a member of the TLBT? 8 years 3.)Why did you join the TLBT? I joined after I received a donated heifer from NTLBT. The calf was donated by John Oliver. 4.) What is your favorite Longhorn show, and why? It’s hard to choose. I like our local Holiday Extravaganza because it is laid back, we have good food, and the Christmas gift game. I also enjoy Autobahn, it is a week full of activities. Two totally different kinds of shows, but both are fun. 5.) What is your favorite Longhorn color and/or pattern? Dark brindle and white, unfortunately I don’t own one of these. 6.) Where did you earn your first award? What type of award? Stillwater Shootout. My donated heifer won Reserve Junior Champion Female. 7.) What is your funniest TLBT moment? At officer camp this year, when we were all trying to walk across the tightrope. 8.)What has been your biggest challenge showing Longhorns? Managing my time between, animals, school and sports.

9.) What is your favorite movie? Remember the Titans 10.) Do you enjoy showing Longhorns and why? Yes, it has taught me many things and given me the opportunity to make many new friends. 11.) What person has influenced you the most? My dad has influenced me the most. He has taught me almost everything I know. 12.) If you were going to be turned into a mythical creature, what would you want to be? A Centaur (half horse/half man) 13.) What is your favorite quote? Why? If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. You can still be successful even if it isn’t on your first attempt. 14.) What is your favorite season? Why? Fall, because it’s football season. 15.) What do you want to be when you grow up? TBD 16.) What is the best part about being a TLBT member? Making friends with common interest as you. 17.) What advice would you give a newcomer to TLBT? Relax, have fun, and don’t be afraid to ask questions.

Did You Know?

Fun Facts About Cattle • Cows move their jaws about 40,000 times a day, chewing cud or grass. • When scientists mapped out the bovine genome in 2009, they discovered that cattle have about 22,000 genes; 80% of their genes are shared with humans. • George Washington’s dentist made him dentures out of cow, hippopotamus and walrus teeth.

Be sure to join us at the TLBT General Membership Meeting during World Show Friday, June 29 1:00 pm

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Shows

By Myra Basham

Presenting To Win Successfully showing cattle in the ring encompasses more than the moments the judge is focusing specifically on your Longhorn. From make-ready to exiting the ring, all your actions contribute not only to a good presentation, but a better show for everyone. Make-ready sets the stage for a proper and smooth entrance into the ring. Nothing stands out more than a big delay in the entry process or an exhibitor rushing in at the last minute. Be prepared. Line up in order in the make-ready area as the class before yours enter the ring. Be attentive, listen to the person helping in make ready and line up when asked. If you are showing in back-to-back classes, have someone else standing with your animal ready in line. Be prepared to hand off your animal to someone as you exit the first class and go to enter the second one. An important note for TLBT members: If you are showing an animal for someone else, it is your job to let the person in make-ready know that there is a change and give them your name. Better yet, if you know far enough ahead of time, go to the announcer stand and have your name changed in the official book. This assures that you can receive your points for entering the ring. Do not assume people know who you are and will make that change upon seeing you in the ring. Those responsible for the show want the correct youth to get the points earned credited to them, but last-minute changes sometimes make that difficult. Now that you are in line and ready to enter the ring, prepare yourself mentally. Walk in with confidence that your animal is the best in the ring. Be attentive, watching the ring stewards and always knowing where the judge is. Exhibit your animal from the moment you step into the ring, not just when you know the judge is looking at you. Your number one goal is to let the judge get a good view of your animal no matter when he looks at it. This means positioning yourself and your animal where the judge can always have a full body view of the animal no matter when he looks your way. Any time you are not walking, the animal should be properly set up. While you are not showing yourself off, confidence and poise can carry itself through the lead to your animal. Stand up straight, no slouching or crossing your legs. Facial expression is a point that opinions differ on, but a business-like expression of confidence is appropriate. No laughing or big grins and no angry frowning faces, but convey pride in your animal and a happy-tobe-here attitude. When setting your animal up, know its strengths and weakness before going into the ring and how to set them up to look their best. Sometimes simply placing their feet in a certain spot or holding their head at a certain height really makes a difference in their appearance. 40 | June 2018

You’re poised, your animal is set and then things get disrupted by a rowdy animal. Do not rely on the other showman to take care of the situation. Move your animal, whether it be a step forward or back, or even to the opposite side of the arena until the situation calms. If your own animal becomes disruptive try to discern the cause of the behavior. It may be something they see and you can simply face them in a different direction. Sometimes they react to another animal for a reason

This exhibitor has her eyes on the judge and her animal properly presented even though the judge is focused on another animal.

known only to them. Simply stepping forward a few steps could alleviate the conflict, or it may require circling out and changing your position in the arena. The key is to keep everyone in the ring safe and allow each person the opportunity to successfully show their animal. If your animal will not behave or breaks loose more than once, for the safety of everyone, excuse yourself and remove the animal from the ring. Whether you placed or not, keep your poise and confidence from the time the judge has made his decisions until you get out of the ring. While you are not being judged upon exiting the ring, for the sake of safety once again do not rush the gate. Allow everyone space to get through the out gate without crowding. It is important to remember that just because you didn’t win today, doesn’t mean you don’t have a chance at another show with that same animal, even if showing before the same judge. Always present to the best of your ability from entering make-ready to leaving the arena and you increase your chances of future success. Thank you to Traci Moore, Triple T Longhorn Ranch and Sandi Nordhausen, Trinity Creeks Ranch for your contributions to this article.

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Affiliate News

AFFILIATE UPDATES See the Sale section for the writeup on the N.T.L.A. Spring Sale. Now that the N.T.L.A. 2018 Spring Sale is over we are in the planning stages of the next spring sale. More to come on this. Our next event for the NTLA is the Youth Progress Show/The Rodger Damrow Progress Show. It will be held on Saturday July 14. This is the 3rd PRESIDENT year for the Progress Show held in Crawford, NE. This is our first show of the PAUL SCHLECHT 2019 World Show Season. The youth show is for points only and is a great 402-719-7317 starter for the newly shown calves. It is a lot of fun and anyone who would like to attend is more than welcome to join us. We make a weekend out of it at Fort Robinson State Park. The association has been selling raffle tickets for the Heifer calf donated by Del-Vic from Scribner, NE. Thank you for the generous donation. We’ve had this type of raffle for 37 years now along with 2nd, 3rd and 4th prizes of cash. The youth association helps sell the tickets and receives 25% of the proceeds. The Nebraska State Fair World Qualifying Shows will be August 25 and 26 in Grand Island. This is our 2nd year that the longhorns are exhibited in the Cattle Barn. The large air conditioned building with wash racks close by is located right by the show arena. We are anticipating more exhibitors and expecting more Trophy Steers. There will be additional payouts for the Trophy Steer Show, so if you have a Trophy Steer to show please consider bringing him to the Nebraska State Fair. Entries must be submitted online at statefair.org. More to come later. Show contacts are Delwin & Vicki Smeal 402-568-2407.

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HEART OF TEXAS TEXAS LONGHORN ASSOCIATION RUSSELL HOOKS PRESIDENT RUSSELLH@LONGHORNROUNDUP.COM

The HOTTLA is proud to announce a new scholarship program. We will award a scholarship to a graduating senior each year, that is a current HOTTLA Youth member. The scholarship will be given in memory of a special person from our longhorn family that we have had to say “see you later” to during the year. This year we are honored to give our scholarship in memory of Dr. Gene Hightower. Scholarship details and application will be posted on the HOTTLA website & Facebook page very soon.

The dust has settled & results are in ... • $13,480 cash premiums paid at the show • $2,000 in awards & prizes at the show • $3,570 in show sponsorships • 25 show sponsors • 504 entries (after scratches, subs, adds) Gabby Curtis with UT mascot This year’s scholarship was given • 250 + head of cattle Bevo! in memory of Dr. Gene Hightower. • 72 youth showman • $1,131 raised by the auction & adult showmanship... And..... a good time was had by all! Just about every show sponsor we had, came out in person to work the show. Thank you to everyone that made this show possible. We even had a visitor from Japan spend the day with us at the show. Taka got to meet Real McCoy and learn about Texas Longhorns from the very knowledgeable HOTTLA President - Russell Hooks. Congratulations to Alexandria Rodriguez for winning the TLBT Herdsman Award & JR Richardson Ranch Show Team, managed by Dick Weir, for winning the TLBAA Team Herdsman Award. Thank you for your selfless service to others, Alexandria Rodriguez & Dick willingness to always jump in and lend a hand, and hard work. What a wonderful show team to have in our longhorn Weir accepting their awards. family. Congratulations to our 2018 Triple Crown Champion OL Out Play owned by John & Brenda Oliver and exhibited by Lainey Lampier. OL Out Play won Grand Champion Bull in the Triple Crown Qualifier, The Open Show, & High Point Bull in the Jackpot at the Heart of Texas Dash For Cash Spring Show. The Heart of Texas Dash For Cash Spring Show at Circle T Resort & Arena was a lot of fun, set multiple records, and in its first year, is now the LARGEST world qualifying show on the circuit. There were two live concerts on stage in the arena, and the steak house kept us well fed. Keep an eye out for all the great things coming to our fall show November 2nd - 4th, 2018 at Circle T Resort & Arena.

Taka & HOTTLA President Russell Hooks with Real McCoy.

2018 Triple Crown Champion

We had a great turnout!

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Keith DuBose judging a potential champion.

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Affiliate News MOUNTAINS & PLAINS TEXAS LONGHORN ASSOCIATION KENNY RICHARDSON PRESIDENT KRICHARDSON21@AOL.COM

The MPTLA is having a Ranch Day. Saturday, June 23rd. It is being hosted by Barb and Norm Fillmore at their Redtail Ranch. Also, come join us at the Colorado State Fair. It is two world qualifying shows, held on September 2nd and 3rd. Come to Pueblo, Colorado for two great shows and see Colorado! If you have questions on either one of these events contact Kenny Richardson at (970) 352-3054.

This update was made right ahead of the Spring Show. We are preparing for our biggest Spring Show ever. This event has always been similar to the world show in amount of entries. This year we have about 90 more entries than we have ever had. We have 265 youth entries, 90 open entries, 38 trophy steer entries and a handful of mini entries. The event was held May 4-6th at RICK FRIEDRICH Miracle Farms near Brenham, Texas. Miracle Farms had added a new wash PRESIDENT preparation area ready for our participants. There was also a calf raffle where RICK@RIVERRANCHLONGHORNS participants will have a chance to win a calf to be entered in future shows. This is the same raffle where Bucklehead BCB was awarded (if not the winningest, one of the most winning steers of all time). This year, twelve calves were raffled. www.tlbgca.com

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The 2018 STLA Rockdale Spring Show was big and a success making the event a HUGE SUCCESS! With 548 entries after scratches, it offered an opportunity for kids to show Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday and any combination of the three days. Youth were treated to a pizza supper Saturday night and a super Crazy Sock contest at noon on Saturday. Each show was JEREMY JOHNSON opened with a patriotic display of the American flag, a super rendition of PRESIDENT “The Star-Spangled Banner”.  We wish to thank Cori Garcia and the riding 210-413-2105 steer, McCoy, vocalists Skylar Vasil, Kyrah Schanbachler, and Ken Weber. Cowboy Church speaker was Brad Burkhart who did an amazing job as the minister and again, Kyrah Schanbachler for bringing us “Amazing Grace”. We just can’t thank those who jumped in to help out enough. We will try to thank everybody here: Vern Stahl, Jeremy Johnson, Rick Garcia, Cori Garcia, Andrea Wilson, Tammy Tiner, Danny Russell, Patsy Davidson, Stephen and Kim Head, Justin Sabio and Rhonda Sabio, Sam West,  Stormy West, Jamie Wood, Phil Tudyk, Brenda Tudyk, Colette Varner, Jennifer Francis, Justin Nordhausen, Josie Nordhausen, and Kelli Jones. Folks kept the  cows moving around the arena smoothly, kept the records in the books, and announced the various shows. So many people stepped up to make the show great and run smoothly. Thank you to the many exhibitors who really make the show happen.  You are always gracious and helpful to each other and to the show chairs. Thank you for coming and we hope to make it even better next year. Sponsors for our events are always the best.  The following made the 2018 Rockdale Spring Show possible: B & S Tires,  Bubba Bollier, Chet Moss, Cactus Rose Longhorns, Varner Farms, Thurmond Longhorns, NASA Longhorn Project, Blue Ridge Ranch, Double K Longhorns, Kimble Cattle Co, KO Cattle Company, Lexington Animal Clinic, Brown’s Longhorns, MRI Construction, La Trinidad Longhorns, 2 Bar 2, Lucky Lady Ranch, Hacienda PBT, Rafter M Ranch, Rodenbeck Feed,Trinity Creeks Ranch, Rocking B Ranch, Thorndale Meat Market, Unger Longhorns, 2M Longhorns, and Williamson County Equipment. Lastly we want to thank our judges, Dr. Scott Kimble, David Wars, Keith Dubose, Julie Pack and mostly our terrific exhibitors. We hope you all mark your calendars for upcoming STLA shows. SAVE THE DATE!!! The STLA Show Team is proud to announce we have been asked to put on a Longhorn Show in conjunction with the Extreme Bucking Bull event in Llano TX, October 19-21, 2018. We are pretty excited to have this opportunity and for the many events that are scheduled for Llano Western Weekend. The show will take place at the John L. Kuykendall Event Center and Arena located at: 2200 Ranch Road 152, Llano, TX 78643. We have been working closely with the Llano Chamber and the Extreme Bulls representative to make this an excellent weekend for all. Friday night we will begin with a points only Youth Show. Saturday we will have an Open Haltered and an Open Free show. Saturday there will be a chuckwagon cooking contest, a parade with riding longhorns, half price tickets to the Longhorn exhibitors and their family to the Extreme Bull Buckout. We will also have a live band with a dance after the Extreme Bulls. There is a huge exhibit hall and Llano is inviting people to set up their individual area to offer for sale many handcrafted items from leather works, show needs, art trappings and many more right there at this new venue. All of this is under cover and climate controlled. The venue is large, and we won’t have any problem taking care of 600 entries. Sunday we will have Youth Show B which will begin after Cowboy church in the bleachers. Our judges for this weekend have been secured. Lana Hightower will judge Youth show A Friday evening, David Wars will be our Open judge on Saturday, and Russell Hooks will be the judge on Sunday for Youth Show B. Games and activites are being planned for the youth and a few other things that spell FUN!!! We look forward to seeing you in Llano at Llano Western Weekend. We will soon have this information on our website: (www.stla.org). If you have any questions contact Sandi Nordhausen at 512-750-1350 or Bubba Bollier at 325-247-6249.

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Meet Our Members

Derick & Claudia Schaefer Grün Ranch • Scroggins, TX 1. How did you get started in the Texas Longhorn business? As a teenager, I spent a year on a farm in North Texas. I knew I wanted to revisit the experience with a family some day. After my wife Claudia and I purchased a second “getaway home” in East Texas, we visited Kurt and Glenda Twining in their nearby pastures. Surrounded by beautiful, calm Longhorns, Claudia was 8 months pregnant with our son at the time. Twelve years later, that son was turning into a young man, so we decided to purchase land near our getaway home. After a lot of fencing and pasture work, we bought two bred cows and a bred heifer. As you can imagine, nature’s process has taken over from there. Claudia is fluent in German. Grün is German for “green”. 2. What are a few highlights of your current Texas Longhorn program? We were very fortunate that one of our first cows was predominately Butler and featured the color, horn shape, and beauty you’d expect from that family line. She was bred to a Butler and 6 months later gave us a heifer calf. Shortly after, we added a third predominately Butler cow that is a striking roan blue. One of our program goals is producing hybrid vigor outcross cattle by coming over the top of these predominately Butler cows with color throwing, big horned Texas Longhorn bulls. Being located 45 minutes from Champion Genetics, we are off to a great start in building that portion of our program. Outside of our Butlers, we have acquired some beautiful, well rounded cows with a ton of potential. 3. What are your future goals for your Texas Longhorn program? We have spent a lot of time on water, pastures, and fencing. It is a must and we are proud to have most of that work behind us. Next up for us is more involvement in futurity events, horn showcases, and, time permitting, seeing our now 14 year old get involved in the youth programs.

WANT TO BE FEATURED? “Meet Our Members” is a way for newer breeders (3 years or less) to introduce themselves to the Longhorn industry. If you would like to be featured, simply email myra@tlbaa.org with the answers to the above questions. Submissions will run in order they are received as space permits. (max. space is approx. 300 - 350 words total, can be less)

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Dams Of Merit

New Dam of Distinction Joins Roll of Honor CO Starlight, owned by Richard Whalen of 4W Ranch in Gladewater, TX has now been recognized as a Dam of Distinction. The Dam of Merit Program has been available for TLBAA members for many years as a tool to recognize those Texas Longhorn females that stand out in the area of production among Texas Longhorn breeders. Often overlooked as an effective marketing tool, this list is an official record of the positive reproductive record of Longhorn females. How can it benefit in your program? First, among fellow breeders, it shows your dedication to building a herd on a foundation of solid, reproducible genetics. No one can afford females that do not produce offspring regularly and this record shows off those dependable genetics in your herd. Second, among other cattle breeders, it promotes the cost effectiveness of the Texas Longhorn breed. Dependably producing a calf every year is a trait every breed hopes for in a female. Such evidence of productivity can sway other cattle owners to consider bringing Longhorns into a crossbred program or starting a secondary herd of Longhorns. You may even turn them into 100% Longhorn owners! Third, among those who have never owned livestock or own other types of livestock, the thought of generating a little regular income from that beautiful, unique piece

of history is always a plus. If you’re a hobbyist or simply an animal lover, you still want to know that when you’re ready to see calves on the ground, it will be high odds that the process will go smoothly. What’s the cost to you to get your female on the list? Only $25 plus a little time investment. You will need to make sure that as your females calve, you have updated their progeny records in H.O.R.N.S. If you have a female that qualifies, simply call the TLBAA office and speak to registrar Rick Fritsche, or drop him an email at rick@tlbaa.org and he will provide you with the necessary form to fill out to submit your dam for verification. Rick will also help with any questions you may have about “calf at side” information in H.O.R.N.S. Once the progeny have been verified, your dam will be added to the list which appears in TRAILS magazine, and you will receive a Dam of Merit certificate for your records. This is an affordable and easy benefit for members to promote a very important positive trait of Texas Longhorns that make owning them that much more satisfying. **NOTE: This is not a record TLBAA tracks for you. It is up to you, as a owner/breeder, to notify us when your cow has achieved this goal. We look forward to your participation.

Dam of Merit Roll of Honor Dams of Excellence

Dam must have had 10 consecutive calves, with the first being before her third birthday

4-Ever David & Jo Anne Norwood, Waco, TX

Bell La Squaw Double D Arena, Outlook, SK, Canada

CO Barbwire David M. Hillis, Austin, Texas

Cross M Cherokee Miss Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, New Mexico

Dewlap Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, New Mexico

F 3F Bevo’s T J Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, New Mexico

G&L Enchantment Dr. Gene & Lana Hightower, Van, Texas

G&L True Dr. Gene & Lana Hightower, Van, Texas

High Hope, FD Bo & Dorie Damuth, Magnolia, Texas

Hope’s Secret David & Jo Anne Norwood, Waco, TX

Miss CP Ruler 562 T.M. & Jean Smith, Bar S Ranch, Boyd, Texas

Miss Peppermint Ed & Sheryl Johnson, Molalla, Oregon

Nutmeg 7/4

Picabo Phantom Double D Arena, Outlook, SK, Canada

Rawhide Lady Pebbles Double D Arena, Outlook, SK, Canada

SP Hija Ben Tanksley, Alpine, Texas

US 89076 Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, New Mexico

Westhaven Ranger Reddy Fraser West, Ione, California

WT Miss Mona’s Liberator Pearl Longhorn Ranch, Allen & Suzanne Perry, Evant, Texas

Double D Arena, Outlook, SK, Canada

Dams of Distinction

Dam must have had 5 consecutive calves, with the first being before her third birthday Almendra Dixie Tierra

Joel & Tamara Kuntz, Bend, OR

Bayou Daisy

Dr. Eugene & Jolie Berry, Baton Rouge, LA

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Bayou Princess

Dr. Eugene & Jolie Berry, Baton Rouge, LA

BH Mahogany May

Joel & Tamara Kuntz, Bend, OR

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CO Starlight

Richard Whalen, Galdewater, TX

Cross M Blue Velvet

Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, NM


Cross M Delta Becca

Emperor’s Lucy Creek

Cross M Delta Charisma

Fandangos Husker

Jim & Wanda Taylor, Truth or Consequences, NM Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, NM

Cross M Salsa

Jim & Wanda Taylor,Truth or Consequences, NM

Gary Kudrna, Ennis, TX

Barnard Longhorns, Richard & Janice Barnard, Tekamah, NE

FCF Honeymoon

Cross M Star Spangled

Star Creek Ranch, Somerville, TX

Cross M Texas Ruby Red

Mitch Bryant, Katy, TX

Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, NM Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, NM

FCF 16th Avenue FCF Too Sexy For My Sox

Cross M Whelming Matrix

Star Creek Ranch, Somerville, TX

Cross M Whelming Sandy

Double D Arena, Outlook, SK, Canada

Delta Amber

Folsom Falls Ranch, Fred & Marijo Balmer,Folsom, NM

Diamond Q Roselyn

Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, NM

Diamond W 952

Dr. Gene & Lana Hightower, Van, TX

Dillons Fancy

Dr. Gene & Lana Hightower, Van, TX

Dixie Heather

Double D Arena, Outlook, SK, Canada

Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, NM Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, NM Phillip Bell, Arlington, TX John & Rebecca McCammon, Ponder, TX Meadowwood, Charley & Doris Snyder, Elgin, OK Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller, Socorro, NM 3G Ranch, Loyd &Bettie Gibbs, Gainesville, TX

Fiona Moonshine

Folsom Falls Posh GC Little Star

G&L Silver Sage

G&L Star Spangled Granite Daisy

Double L’s Miss Elegant

Star Creek Ranch, Somerville, TX

Lizzy’s Splash

Eagles Nest Ranch, Ben & Ilse Myren, Colville, WA

Lupemitedookay

Debra Lesyk & Dwight Overlid, Double D Arena, Outlook, SK, Canada

Meadowwood’s Carmen

Charley & Doris Snyder, Elgin, OK

Meadowwood’s Clementine Charley & Doris Snyder, Elgin, OK

Meadowwood’s Tango

Brink Longhorns, Frederick, OK

Molly Hunts Best 01

Chris Bandley, St. George, UT

Rusty Zipper

Frank & Barbara Renfro, Clinton, MO

S-D Sparkle Plenty

Rudy & Marilyn Bowling, Kaufman, TX

Silver Sage

Double D Arena, Outlook, SK, Canada

3W Legends Country Erin Lazy JP Ranch, Dublin, TX

Hayfork Barts BB

3W Pot of Independence

Indian Girl 636

Westhavenreddy’sspecks

Frank & Teresa Locatelli, Santa Cruz, California

Dolly

Joel & Shirley Lemley, Blackwell, TX

Ksanka Lily Belle

Robert & Sheryl Greene, Eureka, MO

Carla Jo Payne, Slidell, TX

JRJ WR 978

Dale & Bev Sorem, Nevada, IA

Broadhorn Ranch, Douglas & Katie McDonald, Fernley, NE

Double D Arena, Outlook, SK, Canada

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IN MEMORIAM

Dr. Fritz A. Moeller

February 14, 1938 - April 30, 2018 Fritz Anthony Moeller, DPM, passed away April 30, 2018 at the age of 80. He was born in El Paso, TX on February 14, 1938 but raised in New Mexico in Artesia and Las Vegas. He was preceded in death by parents Fritz Arthur Moeller and Marie A. Grahn, sister Janice, and is survived by his wife of 34 years, Rebecca, daughters Vicki Moeller (Dr. Michael Reid), Shelly Moeller (Paul Olafson), sons Timothy Bryan Moeller (Janise), Kevin Anthony Moeller (Valerie), 7 grandchildren, a sister Patricia Moeller, and his beloved dachshund Bruno. Doc Moeller knew he was loved and respected by his family and friends, neighbors, co-workers and colleagues but was always humble and appreciative. He treated everyone as an equal. He unwittingly helped write his obituary by having previously written bios for various entities and affiliations. For his 55th high school reunion (East Las Vegas High, Class of 1956), he wrote that he participated in rodeos all over the country as a bull rider before showing up at the University of NM with a football scholarship (which he later switched to wrestling). He credits a guidance counselor with directing him to a relatively new field of medicine, podiatric surgery, and he was accepted to the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago after his junior year. During this time, he married fellow UNM student Bobbie Louise Werner, to whom Vicki, Shelly and Bryan were born. Fritz graduated Magna Cum Laude with a residency in foot and ankle surgery in Detroit to follow. He returned to NM as the state’s first residency trained podiatrist and established private practice in Albuquerque, where he fought for the hospital staff privileges that all podiatrists enjoy today. As advised while at UNM, he was on the cutting edge of podiatry, authored and coauthored books on the subject and lectured all over the

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world. He was a Fellow with the American College of Foot Surgeons, a Diplomate with the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, President of the NM Podiatric Medical Association and appointed to the NM Board of Podiatric Examiners by Governors Carruthers and King. With second wife, Joann Lopez, Kevin was born, and a move to Cedar Crest resulted in Doc Moeller raising, training and showing quarter horses in the cutting horse arena. While marriage to Joann did not last, their friendship did. By then Vicki, Shelly and Bryan were living with their dad, sharing in the love of horses and horse show competition. Fritz served as President of the NM Cutting Horse Association for several terms. Third wife, Rebecca, joined them in Cedar Crest. An interest in cattle developed so Doc retired to San Acacia north of Socorro with Rebecca to raise registered Texas Longhorn cattle. Still possessing the competition bug, he began showing their cattle around the country. This lead to many trips to Forth Worth, involvement in the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America (TLBAA) and to his election as it’s National Chairman of the Board for 2 terms (2007-2009). During this time, Presbyterian recruited Doc Moeller for a part time podiatry position at Socorro General Hospital from which he retired in 2013, having achieved Chief of Staff status, quite an accomplishment for a podiatrist. Upon retirement from SGH, the NM Podiatric Medical Society presented Dr. Moeller with its’ lifetime Achievement Award and the American Podiatric Medical Society recognized him for his 50 years of continuous membership. The Moeller Family would like to thank Sarah Jackson, RN, Dr. Kayvan Ellini with the Pres Heart Group, Dr. Tim Barrett and the Socorro General Hospital’s ER and Home Health Care staff. A memorial service is planned for Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:00, at the Best Western Convention Center in Socorro. Guest rooms have been set aside with a friends and family rate for June 1st and/ or June 2nd. Call 575-838-0556 and ask for the Doc Moeller Memorial block. The family welcomes anyone who would like to speak at the memorial but ask that they be called in advance at 505-2639216. The family also requests that any memorial donations be made to the TLBAA World Headquarters Building Fund in the name of Dr. Fritz Moeller, PO Box 4430, Forth Worth, TX 76164 or to Socorro General Hospital Foundation Organization, 1202 W. Hwy. 60, Socorro, NM 87801, in memory of Dr. Fritz Moeller.

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Peggy Ann (Hull) Lowe February 9, 1950 - May 3, 2018

Lowe (Hull), Peggy Ann Peggy Lowe of Horton, Michigan passed away on May 3, 2018, age 68, surrounded by her loving family and her dearest friend. She was born February 9, 1950 to Otho and Mildred Hull. Peggy grew up to have the biggest heart for people. She is survived by her devoted husband of 47 years Dick Lowe; three sons: Rick (fiance Keri Riker) Lowe, Rusty Lowe and Rob (Heather) Lowe; four grandchildren: Nicolas Lowe, Branden Lowe, Kait Lowe and Alex Lowe; sister Lonnie Hull (Joseph) DuPont; stepsisters Evelyn Boertman and Sandra Zaborowski; mother-in-law, Marion Lowe;

sisters-in-law Janet Channell and Connie (Mike) Webster; brother-in law Carl (Mary) Lowe; best friend Connie Nastally; many loving cousins, nieces and nephews; and her devoted dog, Annie Oakley. Preceded in death by parents Otho Hull and Mildred Smith; stepparents Albert Smith and Virginia Hull; father-in-law Clifford Lowe; brother-in-law Michael Channell; stepsister Linda Zaborowski. Peggy was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Tomkins Center. Funeral was held on Tuesday, May 8, at Watson Funeral Chapel, Jackson with Pastors Steve Curtis and Ed Knass officiating. Interment at Horton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society. Published in Jackson Citizen Patriot on May 6, 2018

We publish memorials as a free service to our membership and with the permission of the family. Memorials may be emailed to myra@tlbaa.org.

JUNE SPRING Calving:

TLBAA Breed Advisory Committee’s

Herd Management Guide

1. If not done previously, vaccinate all new calves for blackleg and malignant edema with a 2-way Clostridial bacterin (4-way or 7-way Clostridial is fine, also), leptospirosis with lepto pomona. Consult your local veterinarian for other diseases that may be a problem in your area. Many producers also consider intranasal IBR/P13, modified live Pasteurella hemolytica and/or BRSV. 2. Vaccinate all heifers that are four to 10 months of age for brucellosis. 3. If a high percentage of cows return to heat after 30-40 days of breeding, re-check bulls for fertility. Change bulls, if necessary, and reevaluate your nutritional program if cows are not increasing in body condition as green grass comes on. 4. Prepare to cut native grass for hay prior to July 1. After harvesting for hay, do not mow or graze again until after frost.

FALL Calving:

1. Wean calves and select animals to be retained through yearling time. Breeders collecting weaning weight information should weigh all calves and adjust all weights to a 205 day of age equivalent. Within sex group, calculate a weaning weight ratio to be used as a selection criteria. Identify all calves by sire group to determine which sires are producing the superior calves. 2. Pregnancy check all females as well as check for unsoundness and udder problems for culling purposes. 3. Vaccinate all heifer calves between four and 10 months of age for Brucellosis. 4. If not done previously, all weaned calves should be vaccinated with a 7-way Clostridial bacterin, vaccinated for IBRP13-BVD and dewormed. Cull bull calves should be castrated prior to weaning.

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SHOW RESULTS HEART OF TEXAS SPRING SHOW

Youth Female Grand Champion: OL OVERSWEET, Lainey Lampier, MALAKOFF, TX Youth Female Grand Champion Reserve: REDSTAR MONKEY LA LA, Alyssa Brady, RED OAK, TX

April 13, 2018

YOUTH BULL DIVISION

OPEN HALTERED FEMALE DIVISION

CLASS 1.1: 1. HOT DOTTIE, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX 2. REDSTAR MOONLIGHT, Doug and Deborah Burkham, Red Oak, TX CLASS 2.1: 1. SKH EMERALD SPLASH, Stephen P. Head, ANGLETON, TX 2. ANCHOR T BLACK PEARL, Rick & Cori Garcia, HICO, TX CLASS 3.1: 1. CHAPARRAL GALA, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. OL STAR SPARK, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX CLASS 4.1: 1. REDSTAR MONKEY LA LA, Doug and Deborah Burkham, Red Oak, TX 2. SANDDOLLAR SAFARI JACLYN, Randy & Catherine Morris, TUSCOLA, TX CLASS 5.1: 1. AMR FANCY FRILLS, Wilton and Carolyn Wilton, COUPLAND, TX 2. TL MINNIE PEARL, Chris D. & Brandi Lindsey, LAUREL, MS Haltered Female Junior Champion: AMR FANCY FRILLS, Wilton and Carolyn Wilton, COUPLAND, TX Haltered Female Junior Champion Reserve: REDSTAR MONKEY LA LA, Doug and Deborah Burkham, Red Oak, TX CLASS 8.1: 1. ANCHOR MAN’S HOCUS POCUS, Michele Reed, TOMBALL, TX 2. BRR BELLA BAMBI, Oran Chambliss, CROWLEY, TX CLASS 9.1: 1. DIAMOND Q SONORA, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX 2. JP WIND IN THE WILLOWS, Rick & Cori Garcia, HICO, TX CLASS 10.1: 1. BLUEBELLE 1/16-1, Logan Daniels, SEGUIN, TX 2. FC SCARLET ROSE, Reagan Powers, MANSFIELD, TX CLASS 11.1: 1. JCG MISS MAY, Infinity Ranch Land and Cattle, BURLESON, TX 2. KETTLE’S GARNET, John R. Randolph, SMITHVILLE, TX Haltered Female Senior Champion: JCG MISS MAY, Infinity Ranch Land and Cattle, BURLESON, TX Haltered Female Senior Champion Reserve: KETTLE’S GARNET, John R. Randolph, SMITHVILLE, TX Haltered Female Grand Champion: JCG MISS MAY, Infinity Ranch Land and Cattle, BURLESON, TX Haltered Female Grand Champion Reserve: KETTLE’S GARNET, John R. Randolph, SMITHVILLE, TX CLASS 17.1: 1. VNR CHARLOTTE, Braylin Miller, COLEMAN, TX 2. ECR SPICY RANGERETTE, JR Richardson Ranch, GRANDVIEW, TX Haltered Mature Female Champion: ECR SPICY RANGERETTE, JR Richardson Ranch, GRANDVIEW, TX Haltered Mature Female Champion Reserve: VNR CHARLOTTE, Braylin Miller, COLEMAN, TX

OPEN HALTERED BULL DIVISION

CLASS 20.1: 1. 5Y LADY’S MAN, Bar 5Y, FERRIS, TX 2. MARINER’S MAGIC MAN, Michele Reed, TOMBALL, TX CLASS 21.1: 1. COWBOY JASE, JR Richardson Ranch, GRANDVIEW, TX 2. RAFTER M TOTAL ECLIPSE, D.L. & Mary McCoy, HICO, TX CLASS 22.1: 1. OL ADONIS, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX 2. ANCHOR T CAPT ANCHOR MAN, Anchor T Ranch, KEMAH, TX CLASS 23.1: 1. CT RAIDER, George and Cindy Dennis, COUPLAND, TX 2. EJS KING RA, Justin & Ronda Sabio, BOYD, TX CLASS 24.1: 1. OL QUICKPLAY, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX 2. OL DURATOR, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX Haltered Bull Junior Champion: OL QUICKPLAY, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX Haltered Bull Junior Champion Reserve: OL ADONIS, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX

CLASS 16.1: 1. 5Y LADY’S MAN, William Coleman Yarborough, FERRIS, TX 2. MARINER’S MAGIC MAN, Anna Reed, TOMBALL, TX CLASS 17.1: 1. BRR TEX, Oran Chambliss, CROWLEY, TX 2. EJS SEBA, Evelyn Sabio, BOYD, TX CLASS 18.1: 1. OL ADONIS, Lainey Lampier, MALAKOFF, TX 2. ANCHOR T CAPT ANCHOR MAN, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX CLASS 19.1: 1. CT RAIDER, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. EJS KING RA, Evelyn Sabio, BOYD, TX CLASS 20.1: 1. OL QUICKPLAY, Wyleigh Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX 2. OL DURATOR, Lainey Lampier, MALAKOFF, TX CLASS 21.1: 1. AMR COLUMBUS, Chloe Nichols, RED OAK, TX 2. JK OVER EASY, Lydia Salsbury, LEAGUE CITY, TX Youth Bull Grand Champion: OL ADONIS, Lainey Lampier, MALAKOFF, TX Youth Bull Grand Champion Reserve: OL QUICKPLAY, Wyleigh Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX

YOUTH STEER DIVISION

CLASS 24.1: 1. EJS MAKE-IT OR STEAK-IT, Justin Sabio, Jr., BOYD, TX 2. RAFTER M OL’ ROCK, Lydia Salsbury, LEAGUE CITY, TX CLASS 25.1: 1. MARINER’S PATRIOT, Anna Reed, TOMBALL, TX 2. RAFTER M JOHNNY BE GOOD, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX CLASS 26.1: 1. DISCOVERY CASH C P, Hailey Roberson, PARADISE, TX 2. DBS CHEWBACA, Logan Daniels, SEGUIN, TX CLASS 27.1: 1. HEART OF TEXAS C P, Grant Tinkis, COLLEYVILLE, TX 2. FIREBALL BCB, Annalisa Romero, HOUSTON, TX Youth Steer Junior Champion: JCG FERDINAND, James Caden Grace, SUNSET, TX Youth Steer Junior Champion Reserve: NETOAPLIS ECR, Jacob Daniel Lowrie, RHOME, TX CLASS 30.1: 1. KDK JUNEBUG SENKO, William Coleman Yarborough, FERRIS, TX 2. JTW GHOST WITH THE MOST, D’Marcus Adams, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 31.1: 1. BZB BRUISER, Sierra Wood, LEANDER, TX 2. JTW SADDLEBACKS SONG 622, Joseph Gerlach, DECATUR, TX CLASS 32.1: 1. AMR VICTORY PROUD, Chloe Nichols, RED OAK, TX 2. SGT MAJOR KETTLE, Hannah Norman, MANSFIELD, TX CLASS 33.1: 1. REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. CAMP BOSS, Jason Moore, ARLINGTON, TX Youth Steer Senior Champion: REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX Youth Steer Senior Champion Reserve: CAMP BOSS, Jason Moore, ARLINGTON, TX Youth Steer Grand Champion: REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX Youth Steer Grand Champion Reserve: CAMP BOSS, Jason Moore, ARLINGTON, TX

TROPHY STEER DIVISION

CLASS 1.1: 1. SSS ABBY’S PISTOL PETE, JayCee Parsons, FORT WORTH, TX 2. TACO BUENO, JR Richardson Ranch, GRANDVIEW, TX CLASS 2.1: 1. TTT REAL MCCOY, Cody Garcia, HICO, TX Steer Junior Champion: SSS ABBY’S PISTOL PETE, JayCee Parsons, FORT WORTH, TX Steer Junior Champion Reserve: TTT REAL MCCOY, Cody Garcia, HICO, TX Steer Grand Champion: SSS ABBY’S PISTOL PETE, JayCee Parsons, FORT WORTH, TX Steer Grand Champion Reserve: TTT REAL MCCOY, Cody Garcia, HICO, TX

CLASS 27.1: 1. AMR COLUMBUS, Wilton and Carolyn Wilton, COUPLAND, TX 2. JK OVER EASY, Lydia Salsbury, LEAGUE CITY, TX CLASS 28.1: 1. DIAMONDKAMERICAN PATRIOT, D.L. & Mary McCoy, HICO, TX 2. HI 5’S SHARP SHOOTER, Randy & Catherine Morris, TUSCOLA, TX CLASS 29.1: 1. OL OUTPLAY, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX 2. HI 5’S THUNDERSTRUCK, Infinity Ranch Land and Cattle, BURLESON, TX Haltered Bull Senior Champion Reserve: DIAMONDKAMERICAN PATRIOT, D.L. & Mary McCoy, HICO, TX Haltered Bull Senior Champion: OL OUTPLAY, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX Haltered Bull Grand Champion: OL OUTPLAY, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX Haltered Bull Grand Champion Reserve: OL QUICKPLAY, John Oliver, MALAKOFF, TX

PRODUCE OF DAM

CLASS 34.1: 1. TRI-W BARB’S TRIPLE CROWN, Lazy JP Ranch, DUBLIN, TX 2. ANCHOR T DIXIE ROSE, Diamond K Livestock, LIPAN, TX Produce of Dam: TRI-W BARB’S TRIPLE CROWN, Lazy JP Ranch, DUBLIN, TX

Reserve Grand Champion Miniature Bull

Grand Champion Miniature Bull

Grand Champion Miniature Female

Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Miniature Steer

Reserve Jr. Champion Female

Reserve TLBT Jr. Champion Female

GET OF SIRE

CLASS 35.1: 1. ANCHOR T ANCHOR MAN, Anchor T Ranch, KEMAH, TX 2. ANCHOR T SUNRISE STORM, Anchor T Ranch, KEMAH, TX Get of Sire: ANCHOR T ANCHOR MAN, Anchor T Ranch, KEMAH, TX

YOUTH FEMALE DIVISION

CLASS 1.1: 1. HOT DOTTIE, Lainey Lampier, MALAKOFF, TX 2. HD IVY, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX CLASS 2.1: 1. SKH EMERALD SPLASH, Lydia Salsbury, LEAGUE CITY, TX 2. RAFTER M DO-SI-DO, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX CLASS 3.1: 1. CHAPARRAL GALA, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. OL STAR SPARK, Matthew Shipman, GUSTINE, TX CLASS 4.1: 1. STRIKIN’ R MINNIE, Lainey Lampier, MALAKOFF, TX 2. REDSTAR MONKEY LA LA, Alyssa Brady, RED OAK, TX CLASS 5.1: 1. TL MINNIE PEARL, Julia Salsbury, LEAGUE CITY, TX 2. AMR FANCY FRILLS, Chloe Nichols, RED OAK, TX Youth Female Junior Champion: REDSTAR MONKEY LA LA, Alyssa Brady, RED OAK, TX Youth Female Junior Champion Reserve: CHAPARRAL GALA, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX CLASS 8.1: 1. R4 CHOCOLATE S’MORE, Annalisa Romero, HOUSTON, TX 2. ANCHOR MAN’S FIRE HOLLY, Alexandria Rodriguez, MANSFIELD, TX CLASS 9.1: 1. MS GUINEVERE SH, Kendall Johnson, ARLINGTON, TX 2. DIAMOND Q SONORA, Lainey Lampier, MALAKOFF, TX CLASS 10.1: 1. ASPEN 1/16, Grant Tinkis, COLLEYVILLE, TX 2. BLUEBELLE 1/16-1, Logan Daniels, SEGUIN, TX CLASS 11.1: 1. OL OVERSWEET, Lainey Lampier, MALAKOFF, TX 2. SVR CARMELLO, Annalisa Romero, HOUSTON, TX Youth Female Senior Champion: OL OVERSWEET, Lainey Lampier, MALAKOFF, TX Youth Female Senior Champion Reserve: MS GUINEVERE SH, Kendall Johnson, ARLINGTON, TX

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Youth Female Senior Champion: TTT DIZZY DIVA, Allison D. Lowrie, RHOME, TX Youth Female Senior Champion Reserve: KETTLE’S CHOCOLATE CHIP, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX Youth Female Grand Champion: TTT DIZZY DIVA, Allison D. Lowrie, RHOME, TX Youth Female Grand Champion Reserve: KETTLE’S CHOCOLATE CHIP, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX

YOUTH FEMALE DIVISION

CLASS 1.1: 1. HD IVY, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. REDSTAR MOONLIGHT, Hannah Wise, GRANDVIEW, TX CLASS 2.1: 1. SKH CONCEALED SWEETNESS, Annalisa Romero, HOUSTON, TX 2. ANCHOR T BLACK PEARL, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX CLASS 3.1: 1. CHAPARRAL GALA, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. TB LUCKY PENNY, Megan Bush, COLLEYVILLE, TX CLASS 4.1: 1. REDSTAR MONKEY LA LA, Alyssa Brady, RED OAK, TX 2. SPECKLE SPOTTIE, Hannah Smith, LIBERTY HILL, TX CLASS 5.1: 1. CHAPARRAL SKYELINE, Justin Sabio, Jr., BOYD, TX 2. CN SUMMERTIME SHANDY, Cade Nolen, WAXAHACHIE, TX Youth Female Junior Champion: CHAPARRAL GALA, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX Youth Female Junior Champion Reserve: REDSTAR MONKEY LA LA, Alyssa Brady, RED OAK, TX CLASS 8.1: 1. CN BLACK RAVEN, Kaylee Nolen, WAXAHACHIE, TX 2. R4 CHOCOLATE S’MORE, Annalisa Romero, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 9.1: 1. JP WIND IN THE WILLOWS, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. DISCOVERY DIAMOND C P, Grant Tinkis, COLLEYVILLE, TX CLASS 10.1: 1. OBRYANS IRISH BEAUTY, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. ASPEN 1/16, Grant Tinkis, COLLEYVILLE, TX CLASS 11.1: 1. SVR CARMELLO, Annalisa Romero, HOUSTON, TX Youth Female Senior Champion: OBRYANS IRISH BEAUTY, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX Youth Female Senior Champion Reserve: ASPEN 1/16, Grant Tinkis, COLLEYVILLE, TX Youth Female Grand Champion: CHAPARRAL GALA, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX Youth Female Grand Champion Reserve: OBRYANS IRISH BEAUTY, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX

YOUTH BULL DIVISION

CLASS 16.1: 1. 5Y LADY’S MAN, Rylee Yarborough, FERRIS, TX CLASS 17.1: 1. RAFTER M TOTAL ECLIPSE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. EJS SEBA, Evelyn Sabio, BOYD, TX CLASS 18.1: 1. ANCHOR T CAPT ANCHOR MAN, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. SHY’S RAPTOR, Shyanne McClendon, MARSHALL, TX CLASS 19.1: 1. CT RAIDER, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. EJS KING RA, Evelyn Sabio, BOYD, TX CLASS 20.1: 1. RR MY SAM I AM, Joseph Wyatt Russell, HICO, TX CLASS 21.1: 1. DOUBLE T MOSES, Cameran Emory, HOUSTON, TX Youth Bull Grand Champion Reserve: ANCHOR T CAPT ANCHOR MAN, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX Youth Bull Grand Champion: CT RAIDER, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX

YOUTH BULL DIVISION

CLASS 16: 1. MR. PEANUT, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX CLASS 17: 1. SCAR 2NR, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX 2. RAFTER M TOTAL ECLIPSE, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX CLASS 18: 1. ANCHOR T CAPT ANCHOR MAN, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX 2. RB ROCKY ROAD, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX CLASS 19: 1. CVL JSC RODEO GENE, Chase Hayman, HOUSTON, TX 2. MYSTICAL JAWGE HARRISON, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX CLASS 20: 1. WINNIN’ KID, Sara Jennings, ANGLETON, TX 2. HPBT THE ERNEST WAY, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 21: 1. IRON NOGGIN, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX 2. DOUBLE T MOSES, Cameran Emory, HOUSTON, TX Youth Bull Grand Champion: IRON NOGGIN, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX Youth Bull Grand Champion Reserve: ANCHOR T CAPT ANCHOR MAN, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX

YOUTH STEER DIVISION

CLASS 24: 1. EJS MAKE-IT OR STEAK-IT, Justin Sabio, Jr., BOYD, TX 2. FHR MICAH 6:8, Clarice Francis, ANGLETON, TX CLASS 25: 1. RS JAMBOREE ADVENTURE, Jacob Daniel Lowrie, RHOME, TX 2. BUCK STOPS HERE, Collette Noel McCullough, BEAUMONT, TX CLASS 26: 1. DISCOVERY CASH C P, Hailey Roberson, PARADISE, TX 2. JCG FERDINAND, James Caden Grace, SUNSET, TX CLASS 27: 1. TETON SIOUX, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX 2. FIREBALL BCB, Annalisa Romero, HOUSTON, TX Youth Steer Junior Champion: TETON SIOUX, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX Youth Steer Junior Champion Reserve: DISCOVERY CASH C P, Hailey Roberson, PARADISE, TX CLASS 30: 1. JTW GHOST WITH THE MOST, D’Marcus Adams, HOUSTON, TX . 2M QUEEN’S BEAST, Collette Noel McCullough, BEAUMONT, TX CLASS 31: 1. RHL SUL ROSS, Matthew Wallace, SUNSET, TX 2. BZB BRUISER, Sierra Wood, LEANDER, TX CLASS 32: 1. DUNN MIGHTY MOUSE, Kyrah Schanbachler, CLEVELAND, TX 2. CVL JSC GEORGE ABBEY, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 33: 1. REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. RHL LONE STAR, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX Youth Steer Senior Champion: REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX Youth Steer Senior Champion Reserve: DUNN MIGHTY MOUSE, Kyrah Schanbachler, CLEVELAND, TX Youth Steer Grand Champion: REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX Youth Steer Grand Champion Reserve: DUNN MIGHTY MOUSE, Kyrah Schanbachler, CLEVELAND, TX

ROCKDALE SPRING SHOW

YOUTH STEER DIVISION

CLASS 24.1: 1. EJS MAKE-IT OR STEAK-IT, Justin Sabio, Jr., BOYD, TX 2. RAFTER M OL’ ROCK, Julia Salsbury, LEAGUE CITY, TX CLASS 25.1: 1. RAFTER M JOHNNY BE GOOD, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX CLASS 26.1: 1. DISCOVERY CASH C P, Hailey Roberson, PARADISE, TX 2. RED MAASAI RR, Lyric Ash, GUSTINE, TX CLASS 27.1: 1. REDSTAR CHILL WILLS, Alyssa Brady, RED OAK, TX 2. HEART OF TEXAS C P, Grant Tinkis, COLLEYVILLE, TX Youth Steer Junior Champion: REDSTAR CHILL WILLS, Alyssa Brady, RED OAK, TX Youth Steer Junior Champion Reserve: DISCOVERY CASH C P, Hailey Roberson, PARADISE, TX CLASS 30.1: 1. COWBOY HOUDINI, Braylin Miller, COLEMAN, TX 2. SANDDOLLAR BULLET, Sierra Wood, LEANDER, TX CLASS 31.1: 1. BZB BRUISER, Sierra Wood, LEANDER, TX 2. SANDDOLLAR BANDIT, Lyric Ash, GUSTINE, TX CLASS 32.1: 1. REDSTAR CASH MONEY, Rylee Yarborough, FERRIS, TX 2. ECC GUNNY, Ashley Watson, HICO, TX CLASS 33.1: 1. CAMP BOSS, Jason Moore, ARLINGTON, TX 2. REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX Youth Steer Senior Champion: CAMP BOSS, Jason Moore, ARLINGTON, TX Youth Steer Senior Champion Reserve: REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX Youth Steer Grand Champion: CAMP BOSS, Jason Moore, ARLINGTON, TX Youth Steer Grand Champion Reserve: REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX

ROCKDALE SPRING SHOW YOUTH POINTS ONLY April 20, 2018 YOUTH FEMALE DIVISION

CLASS 1: 1. 4-R TUFF’S FIRST BEAUTY, Zoe Robertson, LUBBOCK, TX 2. SKH CLAIRE-VOYANT, Sara Jennings, ANGLETON, TX CLASS 2: 1. JKG PLUM SUGAR, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX 2. SKH EMERALD SPLASH, Sara Jennings, ANGLETON, TX CLASS 3: 1. CHAPARRAL GALA, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. RHL SWEETHEART DIANN, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX CLASS 4: 1. KETTLE’S TWISTER, Chase Hayman, HOUSTON, TX 2. SPECKLE SPOTTIE, Hannah Smith, LIBERTY HILL, TX CLASS 5: 1. DIAMOND Q CLORINDA, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX 2. TL MINNIE PEARL, Sara Jennings, ANGLETON, TX Youth Female Junior Champion: DIAMOND Q CLORINDA, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX Youth Female Junior Champion Reserve: TL MINNIE PEARL, Sara Jennings, ANGLETON, TX CLASS 8: 1. KETTLE’S CHOCOLATE CHIP, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX 2. RHL STELLA, Matthew Wallace, SUNSET, TX CLASS 9: 1. T C GUNMAN’S VONNA JO, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX 2. BLUEBONNET 216, Colton Wood, DECATUR, TX CLASS 10: 1. APPLE DUMPLING KISSE, Kyrah Schanbachler, CLEVELAND, TX 2. JCG SWEET CAROLINE, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX CLASS 11: 1. TTT DIZZY DIVA, Allison D. Lowrie, RHOME, TX 2. LW STARS ON THE WATER 154, Joseph Gerlach, DECATUR, TX

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April 21, 2018 OPEN HALTERED FEMALE DIVISION

CLASS 1: 1. BZB SKIPPER’S MOONRAKER, Brown’s Longhorns, SAN ANTONIO, TX CLASS 2: 1. SKH EMERALD SPLASH, Stephen P. Head, ANGLETON, TX 2. SKH CONCEALED SWEETNESS, Julio & Antonia Romero, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 3: 1. C2R POP TART, Copper Creek Ranch, AUSTIN, TX 2. CHAPARRAL GALA, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX CLASS 4: 1. SKH BEAUTY MARKS, Stephen P. Head, ANGLETON, TX 2. SPECKLE SPOTTIE, Ross Skinner, POLLOK, TX CLASS 5: 1. KETTLE’S AHCHE-WA-WA, John R. Randolph, SMITHVILLE, TX 2. RB STORMY MORNING, Rocking B Ranch, Lago Vista, TX Haltered Female Junior Champion: SKH EMERALD SPLASH, Stephen P. Head, ANGLETON, TX Haltered Female Junior Champion Reserve: BZB SKIPPER’S MOONRAKER, Brown’s Longhorns, SAN ANTONIO, TX CLASS 8: 1. SUNRISE SIXTY SIX, Rocking B Ranch, Lago Vista, TX 2. KETTLE’S CHOCOLATE CHIP, John R. Randolph, SMITHVILLE, TX CLASS 9: 1. T C GUNMAN’S VONNA JO, Sandra K. Nordhausen, THORNDALE, TX CLASS 10: 1. SKH CORDELIA, Glenn & Felecia Jones, HOUSTON, TX 2. CF CRYSTAL FIND, Clarice Francis, ANGLETON, TX CLASS 11: 1. DIAMOND Q SERINA, J.F. (Josh) Vinson, HICO, TX 2. SVR CARMELLO, Stephen P. Head, ANGLETON, TX Haltered Female Senior Champion: SKH CORDELIA, Glenn & Felecia Jones, HOUSTON, TX Haltered Female Senior Champion Reserve: DIAMOND Q SERINA, J.F. (Josh) Vinson, HICO, TX Haltered Female Grand Champion: SKH EMERALD SPLASH, Stephen P. Head, ANGLETON, TX Haltered Female Grand Champion Reserve: BZB SKIPPER’S MOONRAKER, Brown’s Longhorns, SAN ANTONIO, TX

OPEN HALTERED BULL DIVISION

CLASS 20: 1. MR. PEANUT, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX CLASS 21: 1. SCAR 2NR, Jeremy and Tina Johnson, SAN ANTONIO, TX CLASS 22: 1. BZB READY, Brown’s Longhorns, SAN ANTONIO, TX 2. RB ROCKY ROAD, Rocking B Ranch, Lago Vista, TX CLASS 23: 1. MYSTICAL JAWGE HARRISON, Cactus Rose Longhorns, EDNA, TX 2. CVL JSC RODEO GENE, Clinard Longhorns Partnership, ROCKDALE, TX CLASS 24: 1. WINNIN’ KID, Kathy Palladini, Junction, TX 2. HPBT THE ERNEST WAY, Hacienda PBT, LLC, HUMBLE, TX Haltered Bull Junior Champion: WINNIN’ KID, Kathy Palladini, Junction, TX Haltered Bull Junior Champion Reserve: MYSTICAL JAWGE HARRISON, Cactus Rose Longhorns, EDNA, TX CLASS 27: 1. IRON NOGGIN, Jeremy and Tina Johnson, SAN ANTONIO, TX 2. DOUBLE T MOSES, Dorothy Brannan, WALLER, TX CLASS 29: 1. DISCOVERY DIONYSUS C P, Brown’s Longhorns, SAN ANTONIO, TX Haltered Bull Senior Champion: IRON NOGGIN, Jeremy and Tina Johnson, SAN ANTONIO, TX Haltered Bull Senior Champion Reserve: DISCOVERY DIONYSUS C P, Brown’s Longhorns, SAN ANTONIO, TX

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Haltered Bull Grand Champion: WINNIN’ KID, Kathy Palladini, Junction, TX Haltered Bull Grand Champion Reserve: IRON NOGGIN, Jeremy and Tina Johnson, SAN ANTONIO, TX

ROCKDALE SPRING SHOW C April 22, 2018

YOUTH FEMALE DIVISION

CLASS 1: 1. BZB SKIPPER’S MOONRAKER, Tristan Decker, AUSTIN, TX 2. 4-R TUFF’S FIRST BEAUTY, Zoe Robertson, LUBBOCK, TX CLASS 2: 1. SKH EMERALD SPLASH, Clarice Francis, ANGLETON, TX 2. SANDDOLLAR LIBERTY BELL, Hayden Herzog, SWEENY, TX CLASS 3: 1. RHL SWEETHEART DIANN, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX 2. CHAPARRAL GALA, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX CLASS 4: 1. SPECKLE SPOTTIE, Hannah Smith, LIBERTY HILL, TX 2. CK BUZZ N BEE HAPPY, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX CLASS 5: 1. DIAMOND Q CLORINDA, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX 2. KETTLE’S AHCHE-WA-WA, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX Youth Female Junior Champion: DIAMOND Q CLORINDA, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX Youth Female Junior Champion Reserve: RHL SWEETHEART DIANN, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX CLASS 8: 1. KETTLE’S CHOCOLATE CHIP, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX 2. SUNRISE SIXTY SIX, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX CLASS 9: 1. T C GUNMAN’S VONNA JO, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX 2. BLUEBONNET 216, Colton Wood, DECATUR, TX CLASS 10: 1. CF CRYSTAL FIND, Clarice Francis, ANGLETON, TX 2. JCG SWEET CAROLINE, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX CLASS 11: 1. DIAMOND Q SERINA, Jacob Daniel Lowrie, RHOME, TX 2. SVR CARMELLO, Annalisa Romero, HOUSTON, TX Youth Female Senior Champion: CF CRYSTAL FIND, Clarice Francis, ANGLETON, TX Youth Female Senior Champion Reserve: JCG SWEET CAROLINE, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX Youth Female Grand Champion: CF CRYSTAL FIND, Clarice Francis, ANGLETON, TX Youth Female Grand Champion Reserve: DIAMOND Q CLORINDA, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX

YOUTH BULL DIVISION

CLASS 16: 1. SANDDOLLAR BANNER, Morgan Woodard, SWEENY, TX 2. MR. PEANUT, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX CLASS 17: 1. SWEENY MAN, Randall Forrest, BRAZORIA, TX 2. SCAR 2NR, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX CLASS 18: 1. ANCHOR T CAPT ANCHOR MAN, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX 2. BZB READY, Leandro Gonzales, ROCKSPRINGS, TX CLASS 19: 1. MYSTICAL JAWGE HARRISON, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX 2. CVL JSC RODEO GENE, Chase Hayman, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 20: 1. HPBT THE ERNEST WAY, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX 2. WINNIN’ KID, Clarice Francis, ANGLETON, TX CLASS 21: 1. SANDDOLLAR RAMBLING MAN, Randall Forrest, BRAZORIA, TX 2. DOUBLE T MOSES, Cameran Emory, HOUSTON, TX Youth Bull Grand Champion: HPBT THE ERNEST WAY, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX Youth Bull Grand Champion Reserve: SWEENY MAN, Randall Forrest, BRAZORIA, TX

YOUTH STEER DIVISION

CLASS 24: 1. FHR MICAH 6:8, Clarice Francis, ANGLETON, TX 2. EJS MAKE-IT OR STEAK-IT, Evelyn Sabio, BOYD, TX CLASS 25: 1. RS JAMBOREE ADVENTURE, Jacob Daniel Lowrie, RHOME, TX 2. DAUNTLESS THUNDERHEAD, Caitlin Donner, SWEENY, TX CLASS 26: 1. RED MAASAI RR, Lyric Ash, GUSTINE, TX 2. JCG FERDINAND, James Caden Grace, SUNSET, TX CLASS 27: 1. TETON SIOUX, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX 2. NETOAPLIS ECR, Jacob Daniel Lowrie, RHOME, TX Youth Steer Junior Champion: TETON SIOUX, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX Youth Steer Junior Champion Reserve: DISCOVERY CASH C P, Hailey Roberson, PARADISE, TX CLASS 30: 1. TH T-BONE 44, Chamelia Ray, ARLINGTON, TX 2. CVL JSC HOMERUN HAMERMAN, Chase Hayman, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 31: 1. BZB BRUISER, Sierra Wood, LEANDER, TX 2. RHL SUL ROSS, Matthew Wallace, SUNSET, TX CLASS 32: 1. CVL JSC GEORGE ABBEY, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX 2. BZB KNOCK KNOCK, Leandro Gonzales, ROCKSPRINGS, TX CLASS 33: 1. REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX 2. RR COTTON CANDY, Eisley McCullough, BEAUMONT, TX Youth Steer Senior Champion: BZB BRUISER, Sierra Wood, LEANDER, TX Youth Steer Senior Champion Reserve: CVL JSC GEORGE ABBEY, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX Youth Steer Grand Champion: TETON SIOUX, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX Youth Steer Grand Champion Reserve: BZB BRUISER, Sierra Wood, LEANDER, TX

TROPHY STEER DIVISION

YOUTH FEMALE DIVISION

CLASS 1: 1. 4-R TUFF’S FIRST BEAUTY, Zoe Robertson, LUBBOCK, TX CLASS 2: 1. SKH EMERALD SPLASH, Clarice Francis, ANGLETON, TX 2. JCG STORM, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX CLASS 3: 1. JCG ROXANNE, James Caden Grace, SUNSET, TX 2. LW I CROSS MY HEART, Colton Wood, DECATUR, TX CLASS 4: 1. CK BUZZ N BEE HAPPY, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX 2. SANDDOLLAR GRACE, Clarice Francis, ANGLETON, TX CLASS 5: 1. DIAMOND Q CLORINDA, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX 2. TL MINNIE PEARL, Sara Jennings, ANGLETON, TX Youth Female Junior Champion: DIAMOND Q CLORINDA, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX Youth Female Junior Champion Reserve: SKH EMERALD SPLASH, Clarice Francis, ANGLETON, TX CLASS 8: 1. KETTLE’S CHOCOLATE CHIP, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX 2. BRAZOS LUCY 691, Chase Hayman, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 9: 1. BLUEBONNET 216, Colton Wood, DECATUR, TX 2. LUCKIE FIVE, Savannah Duncan, ARLINGTON, TX CLASS 10: 1. JCG SWEET CAROLINE, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX 2. EJS CLEOPATRA, Evelyn Sabio, BOYD, TX CLASS 11: 1. DIAMOND Q SERINA, Jacob Daniel Lowrie, RHOME, TX 2. SSS MORNING HONEYSUCKLE, JayCee Parsons, FORT WORTH, TX Youth Female Senior Champion: DIAMOND Q SERINA, Jacob Daniel Lowrie, RHOME, TX Youth Female Senior Champion Reserve: JCG SWEET CAROLINE, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX Youth Female Grand Champion: DIAMOND Q SERINA, Jacob Daniel Lowrie, RHOME, TX Youth Female Grand Champion Reserve: DIAMOND Q CLORINDA, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX

YOUTH BULL DIVISION

CLASS 16: 1. MR. PEANUT, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX 2. FLYNP SWEET RAINBEAUX T, Savannah Duncan, ARLINGTON, TX CLASS 17: 1. RAFTER M TOTAL ECLIPSE, Joseph Gerlach, DECATUR, TX 2. EJS SEBA, Justin Sabio, Jr., BOYD, TX CLASS 18: 1. RB ROCKY ROAD, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX 2. JCG ABERDEEN, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX CLASS 19: 1. CVL JSC RODEO GENE, Chase Hayman, HOUSTON, TX 2. MYSTICAL JAWGE HARRISON, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX CLASS 20: 1. WINNIN’ KID, Sara Jennings, ANGLETON, TX 2. HPBT THE ERNEST WAY, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 21: 1. IRON NOGGIN, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX 2. DOUBLE T MOSES, Cameran Emory, HOUSTON, TX Youth Bull Grand Champion: IRON NOGGIN, Zaida Espinosa, SEABROOK, TX Youth Bull Grand Champion Reserve: MR. PEANUT, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX

YOUTH STEER DIVISION

CLASS 24: 1. EJS MAKE-IT OR STEAK-IT, Justin Sabio, Jr., BOYD, TX 2. SKH ON POINT, Sarah Buentello, STAFFORD, TX CLASS 25: 1. RS JAMBOREE ADVENTURE, Jacob Daniel Lowrie, RHOME, TX 2. BUCK STOPS HERE, Collette Noel McCullough, BEAUMONT, TX CLASS 26: 1. CVL JSC RODEO PRINCE, Chase Hayman, HOUSTON, TX 2. DBS CHEWBACA, Christian Stahl, KERRVILLE, TX CLASS 27: 1. TETON SIOUX, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX 2. NETOAPLIS ECR, Jacob Daniel Lowrie, RHOME, TX Youth Steer Junior Champion: TETON SIOUX, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX Youth Steer Junior Champion Reserve: NETOAPLIS ECR, Jacob Daniel Lowrie, RHOME, TX CLASS 30: 1. JTW GHOST WITH THE MOST, D’Marcus Adams, HOUSTON, TX 2. CVL JSC HOMERUN HAMERMAN, Chase Hayman, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 31: 1. RHL SUL ROSS, Matthew Wallace, SUNSET, TX 2. BZB BRUISER, Sierra Wood, LEANDER, TX CLASS 32: 1. CVL JSC GEORGE ABBEY, Skyler Joachimi, HOUSTON, TX 2. TEMPTATIONS TAZO T, Skylar Vasil, ARLINGTON, TX CLASS 33: 1. RHL LONE STAR, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX 2. SSS ABBY’S PISTOL PETE, JayCee Parsons, FORT WORTH, TX Youth Steer Senior Champion: RHL LONE STAR, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX Youth Steer Senior Champion Reserve: SSS ABBY’S PISTOL PETE, JayCee Parsons, FORT WORTH, TX Youth Steer Grand Champion: RHL LONE STAR, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX Youth Steer Grand Champion Reserve: SSS ABBY’S PISTOL PETE, JayCee Parsons, FORT WORTH, TX

CLASS 1: 1. ECC GUNNY, Weston Riley Parks, HICO, TX 2. REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX CLASS 2: 1. 2LB ELI, Bronson Baker, BRENHAM, TX 2. TTT REAL MCCOY, Cody Garcia, HICO, TX Steer Junior Champion: ECC GUNNY, Weston Riley Parks, HICO, TX Steer Junior Champion Reserve: REDSTAR MOST IMPRESSIVE, Gabby Curtis, LANCASTER, TX CLASS 6: 1. HANG EM HIGH BCB, Vida Nueva Ranch, BURTON, TX Steer Senior Champion: HANG EM HIGH BCB, Vida Nueva Ranch, BURTON, TX Steer Grand Champion: ECC GUNNY, Weston Riley Parks, HICO, TX Steer Grand Champion Reserve: HANG EM HIGH BCB, Vida Nueva Ranch, BURTON, TX

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ALABAMA

COLORADO

ARKANSAS

FLORIDA

INDIANA

CALIFORNIA

IOWA

KANSAS

KANSAS

LOUISIANA

MISSOURI

MONTANA

NORTH CAROLINA

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OKLAHOMA

NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS

SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS

CENTRAL TEXAS

SOUTH TEXAS

SOUTHEAST TEXAS

OREGON

WEST TEXAS

PENNSYLVANIA

CANADA ALBERTA

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Classifieds Auctioneers

Cattle For Sale

BUTLER

YOUR SOURCE FOR BIG-HORNED BUTLER CATTLE.

THATE Cattle Company

Your source for big-horned cattle in the North— utilizing the right bloodlines to produce the horn. Fairmont, Minnesota

507-235-3467

Cattle For Sale

Trade & Barter

BEAVER CREEK LONGHORNS - Est. 1995. Conformation, color, disposition, pedigree and HORNS.  Reasonable prices.  Carole Muchmore, Ponca City, OK.  580 765-9961 (calls only) or email cmuchmor@ poncacity.net. www.beavercreeklonghorns.com

TRADE YOUR LONGHORNS – We’ll take your bulls and steers in trade for cows, heifers, pairs, herd sires or semen from breed’s top quality bulls. Stonewall Valley Ranch, Fredericksburg, TX. Days 512-454-0476 / Weekends 830-644-2380.

Transportation Spring has sprung at Flying D Longhorn Ranch! The ranch, created in 1984 by G.C. “Bo” and Dorie Damuth has continued to feature very correct traditional/progressive Longhorn cattle that are very gentle, colorful, bighorned and frequent show winners with excellent conformation. Excellent bulls, cows, heifers and trophy steers for sale at reasonable prices. Top bloodlines, gentle, loud colors and big horns! For information or to schedule a tour at either of our ranch locations, please call: Dorie Damuth - Flying D Longhorn Ranch 40206 Community Rd. • Magnolia, TX 77354 281-356-8167 • fax: 281-356-2751 dorie27@sbcglobal.net • www.damuthflyingdranch.com Scott Damuth, Legal Counsel • Shery Damuth, Vineyard Consultant sdamuth@damuthlaw.com • Gun Barrel City, TX Law office: 903-887-0088 • Fax: 903-887-2925 Scott Cell: 214-546-3681 • Shery Cell: 940-393-0991

LONE WOLF RANCH

FMB Land & Cattle LLC Custom Hauling...Shows....Sales 8ft wide Trailer for Longhorn Care Ron Bailey 254.534.1886 Rodney Brown 682.220.8501

Want an affordable way to let others know about services you offer or livestock for sale? How about that property for sale or lease? Contact Myra today to learn about the options available on the classified page and for pricing. 817-625-6241 x 104 or email myra@tlbaa.org

Dr. Lee and Linda Ragains

918-855-0704 • Sallisaw, OK

www.lonewolfranch.net

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REG. TEXAS LONGHORNS FOR SALE - Great selection of heifers, herd sire prospects, bulls, cows & pairs...... Offspring of Rip Saw, now 851/2” TTT. We offer lots of horn and color and a lot of variety in bloodlines because we have over 300 longhorns and we’ve been breeding up for a long time. We have over 40 really nice herd sire prospects and over 40 beautiful heifers available. We are using 7 top quality bulls. We’re about 20 minutes off the E TX line below Shreveport in NW LA. I also have straight BUTLERS. New Breeders Welcome!

No? Then simply go to www.tlbaa.org to sign up today.

Having trouble with the sign up? Just call Myra at 817.625.6241 x 104

Dora Thompson Tel 318-872-6329

echoofambush@aol.com•www.sandhillsranch.com

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Advertising Index —A—

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AA Longhorns..............................................52

J.T. Wehring Family Ranch........................53

A & S Land & Cattle.....................................53

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Anderson, Frank Jr. and III...........................8

King, Terry & Tammy...................................52

Arch Acres.....................................................52

—L—

Armstrong Realty.........................................27

Lightning Longhorns..................................53

Astera Meadows..........................................53

Little Ace Cattle Co...................................... 9

—B—

Lodge Creek Longhorns............................52

Bar H Ranch..................................................52

Lone Wolf Ranch.........................................53

Beadle Land & Cattle............................. 8, 52

Longhorn Sale Pen......................................45

Bentwood Ranch.........................................53

Lucas Ranch.................................................52

Big Valley Longhorns..................................52

— M—

Blue Ridge Sale............................................ 17

McLeod Ranch...............................................9

BPT Longhorns..............................................8

Metcalfe Longhorns......................................5

Broken Spur Ranch.....................................52

Midwest Sale..............................................IBC

Buckhorn Cattle Co....................................53

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Bull Creek Ranch.........................................19

Northbrook Cattle Company....................53

Butler Futurity.................................................9

— P—

Butler Listings.................................................9

Pace Cattle Company................................35

JUST FOR GRINS HAVE A CUTE PIC?

Send us your photo with a funny caption included! Send your photo with caption to: Texas Longhorn Trails, Attn. Myra, • P.O. Box 6030 • Fort Worth, Texas 76164 or myra@tlbaa.org (Email entries should include address.) Photo may be used in a future issue due to number of responses

—C—

—R—

Caballo Bravo Longhorns..........................52

R 3 Hilltop Ranch........................................ 30

Callicrate Bander.........................................45

Rio Vista Ranch..............................................9

Cedarview Ranch........................................52

Rockin Hil Longhorns.................................52

Champion Genetics................................... 46

Rockin I Longhorns.....................................53

Christa Cattle Co...........................................8

Rocking P Longhorns.................................. 9

Cliffhanger Genetics................................... 13

Rocky Mountain Longhorns.....................52

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Rolling D Ranch...........................................52

—W —

Whew!! Working longhorns is hard work!! Thanks to Shay Wright for the submission.

Dalgood Longhorns......................................8

Running Arrow Longhorns........................45

Walker, Ron.................................................. 53

DCCI Equipment........................................ 48

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Westfarms Inc................................................9

Diamond Q Longhorns..............................53

Safari B Ranch..............................................53

WI Longhorns & Leather............................53

Dickinson Cattle Co...................................BC

Sand Hills Ranch..........................................52

Wichita Fence Company.......................... 30

DK Longhorn Ranch...................................52

Singing Coyote Ranch...............................53

Double A Longhorns..................................52

SS Longhorns...............................................53

DuBose Bar D Ranch.................................... 7

Star Creek Ranch.........................................53

—E—

State Fair of Texas........................................27

El Coyote Ranch............................................ 1

Stotts Hideaway Ranch..............................53

Elkanah Ranch.............................................29

Struthoff Ranch....................................... 3, 53

End of Trail Ranch............................ IFC, IBC

—T—

—F—

Thate Cattle Co.............................................8

Fort Worth Stockyards Longhorn Auction....... 11

TLBAA Horn Showcse......................... 21-25

Four Color Press.......................................... 51

Triple R Ranch (TX)........................................9

Flying Diamond Ranch...............................52

Triple S Bar Ranch.......................................53

—H—

TS Adcock Longhorns................................53

Helm Cattle Co............................................53

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Hickman Longhorns...................................53

Underwood Longhorns.............................52

Husky Branding Irons................................ 48

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SAVE THE DATE JUNE 2018 JUNE 1-2 • Great Northern Longhorn Classic II Sale, Dave Bilgrien Ranch, Montello, WI. Dan Huntington 715-853-7608. JUNE 8 • Heifer Futurity of the West, Yamhill, OR. Daniel Fey 503.349.7866/ daniel@feylonghorns.com or Angelina Fey 503.537.8962/angelinapike@yahoo. com JUNE 9 • Fey Longhorns Consignment Sale, Yamhill, OR. Daniel Fey 503.349.7866/daniel@feylonghorns.com or Angelina Fey 503.537.8962/ angelinapike@yahoo.com JUNE 12-17 • Diann Chase Expo, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX. Pam Dodson 817-390-3130. www.autobahnyouthtour.com

JUNE 27 - JULY 1 • TLBAA World Expo, National TLBT Show & Texas Gold Futurity, Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX. Lindsay Maher (817) 625-

6241 or lindsay@tlbaa.org. Qualifying Free, Haltered, Youth. NQ Trophy Steers & Miniatures. Texas Gold Futurity. Banquet.

AUGUST 2018 AUGUST 4 • Deschutes County Fair Texas Longhorn Show, Deschutes County Expo Center, Redmond, OR. Entry Deadline July 13th. Contact Tami Kuntz & Renee Scott, tamaroo300@gmail.com & scottranch@hotmail.com or 541-280-1645 &541-573-3719. Qualifying Free, Trophy Steers, Youth, Points Only, & Miniatures. AUGUST 10 • Rocky Mountain Select Winchester Futurity, Latigo Trails Event Center, Colorado Springs, CO. Start time 9 a.m. Marlene Reynolds 719-510-2151 or cowgirlmama83@gmail.com. AUGUST 10 • Dinner and Select Heifer Sale, Latigo Trails Event Center, Colorado Springs, CO. Start time 5:30 p.m. Marlene Reynolds 719-510-2151 or cowgirlmama83@gmail.com. AUGUST 11 • Rocky Mountain Select Texas Longhorn Sale, Latigo Trails Event Center, Colorado Springs, CO. Charlie Searle 719-649-0058 or charliesearle02@ gmail.com

SEPTEMBER 2018 SEPTEMBER 1 • Butler Breeder’s Invitational Sale, Lockhart, TX. Kaso Kety 985674-6492 or Michael McLeod 361-771-5355. SEPTEMBER 1 • Sanders County Longhorn Show, Sanders County Fair, Plains, MO. Entry Deadline August 10th. Send entries to 1677 Brooks Rd N, Evans, WA, 99126. Contact Shannon Kearney at 509-684-2963 or rockingkbartranch@ hughes.net. Qualifying free, Trophy Steers, & Youth. SEPTEMBER 2-3 • Colorado State Fair, Colorado State Fair Grounds, Pueblo, CO. Entry Deadline August 1st. Contact Kenny Richardson at 970-352-3054 or krichardson21@aol.com. Qualifying Haltered, Free, & Youth. SEPTEMBER 7-8 • Struthoff Ranch “Deep in the Heart of Texas” Longhorn Consignment Sale, Lynn Struthoff 210-473-7768 or Joel Lemley 325-668-3552 SEPTEMBER 8 • Spokane Interstate Fair Longhorn Show, Spokane Interstate Fair, Spokane Valley, WA. Entry Deadline August 15th. Send entries to 1677 Brooks Rd N, Evans, WA, 99126. Contact Shannon Kearney at 509-684-2963 or rockingkbartranch@hughes.net. Qualifying Haltered, Free, Trophy Steers, & Youth. SEPTEMBER 7-9 • West Texas Fair & Rodeo, Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX. Deadline August 22nd. Online entries send to www.taylorcountyexpocenter. com. Contact Catherine Morris at morriscatran@taylortel.net or 325-829-9219. Qualifying Haltered, Free, Trophy Steers, Youth, & Points Only. SEPTEMBER 14-15 • Elite Futurity, Chisholm Trail Expo Center, Enid, OK. Contact L.D. McIntyre 308-750-8384, Kevin Bryant 580-254-1864 or Joe Dowling 979-271-0277. www.elitefuturity.com SEPTEMBER 14-15 • Ft. Worth Stockyards Longhorn Auction, Fort Worth, TX. Lorinda Valentine panthercreekranch@att.com 270-996-7046 or Lori McCarty hvauction@gmail.com 817-991-8825. hudsonvalentineauctions.com

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Coming Events

SEPTEMBER 22 • Pineywoods Marketing Longhorn Sale, West Auction Barn, West, TX. Contacts: Keith DuBose (979) 277-2161 or kwdubose@gmail.com; Russell Fairchild (254) 485-3434 or fairchildranch@yahoo.com; Joel Lemley (325) 668-3552 or jlem@camalott.com SEPTEMBER 23 • Central Washington Fair Longhorn Show, Central Washington Fair, Yakima, WA. Entry Deadline September 1st. Submit entries to www.fairfun. com or to North Rockies Longhorn Association. Contact Shannon Kearney at 509-684-2963 or rockingkbartranch@hughes.net. Qualifying Haltered, Free, Trophy Steers, & Youth. SEPTEMBER 27-29 • Tulsa State Fair, OK Ford Dealers Arena, Tulsa Fairgrounds, Tulsa, OK. Entry Deadline September 1st. Submit entries to www.tulsastatefair. com (online only). Contact David Edwards at 918-557-0364 or dledwards. texaslonghorncattle@gmail.com. Qualifying Haltered, Free, Trophy Steers, & Youth. SEPTEMBER 28-29 • East Coast Longhorrn Futurity and Sale, Culpepper, VA. Bear Davidson (540) 687-0050/beardavidson@ymail.com or Dan Huntington (715) 853-7608/gac@greshamauto.net SEPTEMBER 29-30 • East Texas State Fair, Tyler, TX. Entry Deadline Aug. 27th. John & Brenda Oliver 972-937-0556 or joliver210@yahoo.com. Qualifying Haltered, Free & Youth, Trophy Steers

OCTOBER 2018 OCTOBER 5-8 • TLBAA Horn Showcase, Lawton, OK. Rick Fritsche (817) 625-

6241 or rick@tlbaa.org

OCTOBER 26-28 • Ark-La-Tex Annual Fall Show, George H. Henderson Jr. Exposition Center, Lufkin ,TX. Entry Deadline Oct. 8th. Contact Jessica Wade, 903-948-5194 or dubosejessica@yahoo.com. Qualifying Haltered, Free, Youth, and Miniatures.

NOVEMBER 2018 NOVEMBER 2-4 • Heart of Texas Fall Show & Sale, Circle T Resort & Arena, Hamilton, TX. Entry deadline October 12th. Contact Cori Garcia at rafterm-ranch@hughes.net or 479-381-8331. Qualifying Haltered, Trophy Steers, Youth, Points Only & Miniatures. walkersu7texaslonghorns@gmail.com, www. walkerslonghorns.com NOVEMBER 10-11 • State Fair of Louisiana, Fairgrounds, Shreveport, LA. Entry deadline TBA. Contact Jessica Wade at 903-948-5194 or dubosejessica@yahoo. com. Qualifying Haltered, Free, Youth, and Trophy Steers. NOVEMBER 17 • Texas Longhorn Fall Select Production, Consignment & Ranch Horse Sale, Crossroads Centre, Oyen, AB. Ron Walker, 403-548-6684, Cell 403528-0200, walkersu7texaslonghorns@gmail.com, www.walkerslonghorns.com

MARCH 2019 MARCH 22-24 • OTLA Spring Shoot-Out, Payne County Expo Center, Stillwater, OK. Entry Deadline March 8, 2019. Submit entries to Mary Fowler, 345328 E. 1070 Rd., Meeker, OK 74855.. Contact David Edwards at 918-557-0364 or dledwards. texaslonghorncattle@gmail.com. Qualifying Haltered, Free, Trophy Steers, & Youth.

APRIL 2019

APRIL 6 • Red River Longhorn Sale, Overbrook, Oklahoma. Hosted by Bob Loomis, Dale Hunt and Chris Clark. Contact Joel Lemley 325-668-3552 or jlem@ camalott.com. APRIL 12-14 • Heart Of Texas Dash For Cash Spring Show, Circle T Resort & Arena, Hamilton, TX. Entry Deadline March 29th. Send entries to Cori Garcia 12439 County Rd. 209, Hico, TX, 76457. Contact Cori Garcia at rafter-m-ranch@ hughes.net or 479-381-8331. Qualifying Haltered, Trophy Steers, Youth & Miniatures. APRIL 27 • Midwest Longhorn Sale, Winfield Livestock Auction, Winfield, KS. Joel Lemley 325-668-3552 or jlem@camalott.com

SEPTEMBER 15-16 • Texas Longhorn Breeders of New Mexico 20th Annual Longhorn Show, New Mexico Fairgrounds, Albuquerque, NM. Entry deadline August 1st. Send youth entries to Terry Whalen at www.exponm.com or tjs. longhorns@gmail.com . Contact Dustin Brewer, dustinandcandi@gmail.com or 505-660-3061. Qualifying Haltered, Free, Trophy Steers, & Youth.

MAY 2019 MAY 24-27 • Blue Grass Classic Sale & Futurity, Lexington, Kentucky. Bruce McCarty Promotions, www.brucemccarty.com

SEPTEMBER 2019 SEPTEMBER 20-21 • Fort Worth Stockyards Longhorn Auction, Fort Worth, TX. Contact Lorinda Valentine, panthercreekranch@att.net or 270-996-7046.

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NEW BULLS

Tibbs

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June 2018 Texas Longhorn Trails Magazine  

The Official Publication of the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America

June 2018 Texas Longhorn Trails Magazine  

The Official Publication of the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America