Texas Longhorn Trails
Texas Longhorn Trails
Texas Longhorn Trails
OCTOBER 2014 VOL. 26 NO. 6
40 Texas Longhorn Expo National TLBT Youth Show TLBAA World Open Show TLBT Hall of Fame TLBAA Hall of Fame
About the Cover:
Ron & Donna Garison of Doyline LA, have been showing trophy steers since 1998! To them, it's only a hobby that they enjoy sharing with the folks of their community and the members of this great breed "The Texas Longhorn". Ron & Donna are compassionate about what the trophy steer represents as the Ambassador for the breed and the symbol of the American West!! TCR CASH represents what every person wants too see in their pasture for folks to enjoy as they drive by. Above all, they praise God for allowing us too show these cattle!!
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52 New Bronze For
TLBAA World Show Trophy Steer Competition
by Henry King
54 TLBAA Division C Elections 64 The Nose Knows! Cattle’s Sense of Smell by Heather Smith Thomas
Shows & Sales: 10 Butler Breeder’s Invitational Sale 58-59 Rocky Mountain Longhorn Futurity 60-61 Rocky Mountain Select Sale 4
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Departments: 16 Officer & Directors 30 TLBAA Announcements 36 On The Scene With Amy 38 TLBT Letter 55 Herd Management 56 A Moment in TLBAA History 62 News on the Trail 69 In the Pen 72 Affiliate News 80 Movers & Shakers 81 Save the Date 83 Ad Index 83 Just For Grins
Notesfrom the Editor The Trails magazine department is constantly under deadlines for publishing E-Blasts, E-Trails and the Trails magazine. We really need your help in staying on this course of action. If you are an advertiser, the deadline set for you is for the art department to help build and develop your advertising. We take great pride in spending quality time for the overall look of your advertising so you get the most for your dollar. We pride ourselves on customer service, and the advertiser approving their ad before it goes to the printer. For this process to be as efficient as possible, materials must be in by deadline. If you don’t follow that deadline, ad design and layout are rushed through the process without the proper amount of time. Quality suffers and mistakes are more likely. The Trails department also produces E-blasts, another valuable marketing tool. This advertisement is sent to the database of emails from Longhorn breeders and members who have signed up. Please allow 2-3 days for the creation, proofing and approval for the electronic advertisements. Credit card payment is required before the E-Blast will be sent out. Please know the Trails team is more than willing to help other departments in the TLBAA. With the Horn Showcase coming up rather quickly, we do whatever is asked from Sales and Events to insure a great event. It takes a whole team of willing staff members to get these events done for the TLBAA. We may be small in numbers, but we are mighty. See you down the road!
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The Texas Longhorn Trails (ISSN-10988432, USPS 016469) is published monthly by the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America, 2315 N. Main, Ste. 402, 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, 2315 N. Main, Ste. 402, 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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“We reach every TLBAA member” Texas Longhorn Trails
Give your breeding program Frank Anderson Jr. and III 828 South Rosemary Drive • Bryan, TX 77802 (979) 846-8020 • (281) 501-2100 email@example.com
Beadle Land & Cattle - Ray & Bonnie Beadle Los Gatos & Hollister, CA (408) 834-0110 • (408) 656-6266 e-mail: Ray.Beadle@kapstonepaper.com
Box Z Ranch - Steven Zunker & Louis Christa 1506 Harwood Road, Luling, TX 78648 Ranch mobile (210) 827-3940 www.boxzranch.com
Kaso, Lisa & Jake Kety - Little Ace Cattle Company P.O. Box 386, Folsom, LA 70437 (985) 796-3918 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
PJ’s Cattle Company – Jim Swigert or Lance Swigert 2130 CR 100, Caldwell, TX 77836 Jim: (979) 224-2861 or Lance (979) 219-4902 e-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org www.pjslonghorns.com
McLeod Ranch – Michael, Jackie, Mike & Makayla McLeod 355 C.R. 303A, 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 • e-mail: email@example.com
Rio Vista Ranch - Elmer & Susan Rosenberger 4818 Eck Lane, Austin, TX 78734 (512) 266-3250 Cell: (512) 422-8336 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.riovistaranch.com
Westfarms Inc. - Dale, Lynette, Leslie & Matt Westmoreland 13529 Hwy 450, Franklinton, LA 70438 (985) 839-5713 Cell: (985) 515-3172 e-mail: email@example.com
This space is available for your ranch listing!
a boost with Butler genetics! Frank Anderson Jr. and III 828 South Rosemary Drive • Bryan, TX 77802 (979) 846-8020 • (281) 501-2100 firstname.lastname@example.org
DALGOOD Longhorns - Malcolm & Connie Goodman (713) 782-8422 • Waller, TX e-mail: email@example.com www.dalgoodlonghorns.com
Eagles Ridge Longhorns - Paul & Judi Sellers 3245 Sugarloaf Key Rd, U21A, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 (941) 979-2419 or (443) 624-0792 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Harrell Ranch-Kent & Sandy Harrell
15 W 6th St Ste 2510, Tulsa, OK 74119 (918) 299-6402 • (918) 733-4008 www.harrellranch.com • e-mail: Kent@harrellranch.com Kyle Mathis, Ranch Mgr. (918) 607-1799 • email@example.com
Moriah Farms - Bernard Lankford Weatherford, TX (817) 341-4677 • (817) 319-9198 cell www.moriahfarmslonghorns.com
Rocking G Ranch - Mrs. Ramie Griffin 5005 Callais Road • Beaumont, TX 77713 (409) 892-2662 • Fax (409) 838-6926 Cell (409) 790-6565 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rockin I Longhorns - Nancy Ince & Tony Mangold 30 FM 3351 N, Bergheim, TX 78004 (830) 237-5024 • e-mail: email@example.com www.rockinilonghorns.com
Sidewinder Cattle Company - Ed Shehee, Jr. 1007 Airport Blvd • Pensacola, FL 32504 (850) 572-6595 www.sidewindercattleco.com
Jane’s Land & Cattle Co. - John & Jane Thate 418 W. Margaret St. • Fairmont, MN 56031 (507) 235-3467
Triple R Ranch - Robert & Kim Richey 21000 Dry Creek Road • San Angelo, TX 76901 (325) 942-1198 • e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.butlertexaslonghorns.com
This space is available for your ranch listing!
17th Butler Breeder’s Invitational Sale AUGUST 30, 2014 LOCKHART, TX AUCTIONEER: JOEL LEMLEY SALE COMMENTATOR: KASO KETY
Highlights Top Ten Average: $4,063.00 per head
The 17th Annual Butler Breeder’s Invitational Sale was held August 30, 2014, in Lockhart, TX. Beginning with a delicious BBQ lunch, this year’s kitchen crew, headed by Mrs. Jackie McLeod, kept all in attendance well fed and hydrated throughout the weekend. With many new faces and first time buyers, including internet buyers, bidding was spirited and the prices were strong. Mrs. Janis Webb, who retired this year, was honored with a lifetime achievement award for her dedication and years of service to the sale and the Butler bloodline. Additionally, Ms. Dora Thompson and Mr. Russell Hooks received an appreciation award for their hard work and continued contributions to the sale and bloodline. This year’s sale was dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Ruth Hoffman and Dr. Ed Shehee Sr. It was a great sale, and we look forward to next year’s sale – Labor Day Weekend, Lockhart, TX.
Sale Results Provided by Butler Breeders Volume Buyers: Malcolm & Connie Goodman, Houston, TX; John & Jane Thate, Fairmont, MN; Brennan & Michele Potts, Emory, TX; Ben Termin, Weatherford, TX
✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯ HIGH SELLING LOTS:
Alan & Suzanne Perry, Evant, TX
Hal & Betty Meyer, Wimberley, TX
BELLE SWC 4/9 (2009 daughter of Brazos Chex & Little Ace Elle) Consignor: Harrell Ranch Tulsa, OK Buyer: John & Jane Thate, Fairmont, MN
High Selling Lot: Michael McLeod; John Thate (buyer); Harrell Ranch (seller)-Dr. Bob Kropp & Kyle Mathis
WESTFARMS APACHE 218 (2012 daughter of Dynamite MC 46 & CP High Class Dayton 312) Consignor: Westfarms, Inc. Buyer: Malcolm & Connie Goodman, Houston, TX
Don Booker, Anderson, TX; Marie Powell, Anderson, TX; Cynthia & Neil Hall, Navasota, TX
OTHER HIGH SELLING LOTS: $5,000 – MIRABELLA BR3. Consignor: Triple R Ranch Buyer: Brennan & Michele Potts
$4,250 – SCC ROSIE.
Consignor: Stanley Cattle Co. Buyer: Hal Meyer
Louis Christa & Steven Zunker, Luling, TX
$4,000 – WF CONQUISTADOR 325. Consignor: Westfarms, Inc. Buyer: Malcolm & Connie Goodman
Photos by Laura Standley
Phyllis & Ben Termin, Weatherford, TX
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Marcia & Keith Hagler, Taylor, TX Malcolm & Connie Goodman, Houston, TX Dwayne, Doug & Scott Farrar, Richmond, TX
Scott & Denita Young, Emory TX
Ray Beadle, Los Gatos, CA; Kaso Kety, Folsom, LA
Russell Hooks receiving his appreciation award from Michael McLeod.
f u to all o Thank yo nors and our consig pg.53 see buyers....
Jim Taylor, Beaumont, TX; Shannon Larson, Beaumont, TX
Michael McLeod with RVR Sweet Adeline Rose.
Dora Thompson receives an appreciation award from Michael McLeod.
Darrell & Cheree Taylor, Rosanky, TX
Leslie, Matt, June and James Westmoreland, Franklinton, LA; Ann Cowart, Franklinton, LA
Terry Moore Vancleave, MS; Judi & Paul Sellers, Punta Gorda, FL
Josh & Celia McGregor, Gatesville, TX; Russell Hooks, Jonesboro, TX. Texas Longhorn Trails
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DIVISION A ~ REGIONS 1-6
Chairman of the Board: Todd McKnight • (620) 704-3493
Secretary: Gary Bowdoin • (254) 640-0844
Executive Vice Chairman: Jim Rombeck • (785) 562-6665
Treasurer: John Parmley • (281) 541-1201
1st Vice Chairman: Craig Perez • (979) 906-0043
Director: Ken Morris • (704) 361-6035
2nd Vice Chairman: Tom Smith • (616) 293-0977
Director: Jeff Jespersen • (780) 966-3320
DIVISION B ~ REGIONS 7-12
DIVISION C ~ REGIONS 13-18
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Region 15 Director
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Region 11 - Director
Region 17 - Director
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(281) 935-2811 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Region 12 - Director
(501) 690-0771 firstname.lastname@example.org
(979) 249-4255 email@example.com
Region 18 - Director
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
RIEMER CALHOUN, JR. 1990-1992
BILL ANTHONY* 1981-1982
GLEN W. LEWIS 1992-1995
DR. L.V. BAKER 1982-1984
TIM MILLER* 1995-1998
DR. W.D. “BILL” CLARK 1984-1986
SHERMAN BOYLES 1998-2003
RICHARD D. CARLSON 1986-1988
BOB MOORE* 2003-2005
JOHN T. BAKER 1988-1990
JOEL LEMLEY 2006-2007 * DECEASED
(408) 834-0110 firstname.lastname@example.org
— MEMBER —
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
TLBAA EDUCATIONAL/RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Chairman: Dr. Bob Kropp – (580) 336-0220
Matt McGuire - (405) 742-4351
Mark Hubbell – (269) 838-3083
Dr. David Hillis – (512) 789-6659
Felix Serna – (361) 294-5331
John T. Baker – (512) 515-6730
Russell Hooks – (409) 381-0616
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Cattle arrive Thursday, October 9, 2014 8:30 a.m. - Measuring Begins 11:30 a.m. - Fort Worth Herd Drive, Fort Worth Stockyards 1:00 p.m. - Quiz Bowl/ Cow Patty Bingo 3:00 p.m. - Photography Seminar by Tuffy Williams 4:00 p.m. - Fort Worth Herd Drive, Fort Worth Stockyards 5:30 p.m. - Cocktails 6:30 p.m. - Bull Alley (In Alphabetical Order) Friday, October 10, 2014 8:00 a.m. - TLBAA Board Meeting 10:00 a.m. - Non-Haltered Cows and Steers 11:30 a.m. - Fort Worth Herd Drive, Fort Worth Stockyards 1:00 p.m. - Veterinary Seminar 2:00 p.m. - Trails Roundtable Seminar 3:00 p.m. - Breeders Roundtable Seminar 4:00 p.m. - Fort Worth Herd Drive, Fort Worth Stockyards 7:00 p.m. - TLBAA Awards Banquet Saturday, October 11, 2014 8 - 11:00 a.m. - Cattle Viewing 11:30 a.m. - Fort Worth Herd Drive, Fort Worth Stockyards 11-12:30 p.m. - Sale Social 12-7:00 p.m. - Babysitting Open 1:00 p.m. - Horn Showcase Sale 4:00 p.m. - Fort Worth Herd Drive, Fort Worth Stockyards
MEASURING CLASSES _____________________________________ FEMALES Class 1 Females October 2013 (TTT only) Class 2 Females September 2013 (TTT only) Class 3 Females August 2013 (TTT only) Class 4 Females July 2013 (TTT only) Class 5 Females June 2013 (TTT only) Class 6 Females May 2013 (TTT only) Class 7 Females April 2013 Class 8 Females March 2013 Class 9 Females February 2013 Class 10 Females January 2013 Class 11 Females December 2012 Class 12 Females November 2012 Class 13 Females September-October 2012 Class 14 Females July-August 2012 Class 15 Females May-June 2012 Class 16 Females March-April 2012 Class 17 Females January-February 2012 Class 18 Females October-December 2011 Class 19 Females July-September 2011 Class 20 Females April-June 2011 Class 21 Females January-March 2011 Class 22 Females September-December 2010 Class 23 Females May-August 2010 Class 24 Females January-April 2010 Class 25 Females July-December 2009 Class 26 Females January-June 2009 Class 27 Females 2008 Class 28 Females 2007-2006 Class 29 Females 2005-2003 Class 30 Females 2002-1999 Class 31 Females 1998 and older BULLS Class 32 Bulls October 2013 (TTT only) Class 33 Bulls September 2013 (TTT only) Class 34 Bulls August 2013 (TTT only) Class 35 Bulls July 2013 (TTT only) Class 36 Bulls June 2013 (TTT only) Class 37 Bulls May 2013 (TTT only) Class 38 Bulls April 2013 Class 39 Bulls March 2013 Class 40 Bulls February 2013 Class 41 Bulls January 2013 Class 42 Bulls December 2012 Class 43 Bulls November 2012 Class 44 Bulls September-October 2012 Class 45 Bulls July-August 2012
Get of Sire and Produce of Dam • Get of Sire and Produce of Dam will each offer a Junior Division and a Senior Division. • Each Division is based on the age of the offspring of the animal entered. The Junior Division consists of offspring between the ages of two and five years of age. The Senior Division consists of offspring six years and older. • Sires must have three offspring in any Division to compete in that Division. All offspring must be measured Composite. • Dams must have two offspring in any Division to compete in that Division. All offspring must be measured Composite. • Both living and deceased bulls and cows can be entered since entries are based on measurements of offspring. • Scoring for each animal will be computed by adding the Composite value of all three offspring for a bull or both offspring for a cow. The bull or cow with the highest value of the total added composite measurement will be the winner. • Animals do not need to be present to compete in this class • Only breeding animals (Bulls or Cows) can compete as offspring. • Offspring may be produced by natural breeding, artificial insemination or embryo transfer.
Class 46 Bulls May-June 2012 Class 47 Bulls March-April 2012 Class 48 Bulls January-February 2012 Class 49 Bulls October-December 2011 Class 50 Bulls July-September 2011 Class 51 Bulls April-June 2011 Class 52 Bulls January-March 2011 Class 53 Bulls July-December 2010 Class 54 Bulls January-June 2010 Class 55 Bulls 2009 Class 56 Bulls 2008-2007 Class 57 Bulls 2006-2004 Class 58 Bulls 2003 and older TWISTY Class 59 Females Twisty Horn October 2012-January 2010 Class 60 Females Twisty Horn 2009-2007 Class 61 Females Twisty Horn 2006 and older STEERS Class 62 Steers October 2012-January 2010 Class 63 Steers 2009-2007 Class 64 Steers 2006 and older _____________________________________ NON-HALTERED CLASSES _____________________________________ FEMALES Class 65 Females September-October 2013 Class 66 Females July-August 2013 Class 67 Females May-June 2013 Class 68 Females March-April 2013 Class 69 Females January-February 2013 Class 70 Females October-December 2012 Class 71 Females July-September 2012 Class 72 Females April-June 2012 Class 73 Females January-March 2012 Class 74 Females December- September 2011 Class 75 Females May-August 2011 Class 76 Females January-April 2011 Class 77 Females July-December 2010 Class 78 Females January-June 2010 Class 79 Females 2009 Class 80 Females 2008-2007 Class 81 Females 2006-2004 Class 82 Females 2003 and older STEERS Class 83 Steers October 2012-January 2010 Class 84 Steers 2009-2007 Class 85 Steers 2006 and older
Bull Alley • Bulls must be TLBAA A.I. certified and have an A.I. certified number • Bulls that are living must be present in Fort Worth; deceased bulls may be entered for semen sales only. • Each owner may bring a semen tank with semen to be offered for sale at the TLBAA Horn Showcase. Champion Genetics will be onsite to offer assistance with transfer of semen between tanks of buyer and seller. • 10% of semen sales will go towards the TLBAA Foundation to benefit the building fund. • Bulls will compete for first, second and third place prizes for total semen straws sold. • Free Bull Alley T-Shirt given with each entry.
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$10,000 - Bold Ruler Hudson-Valentine Invitational Sale
$5,000 - Emperor Cowboy Catchit Chex Partnership • P&C Pens/Swift Six Ag Works, LLC. CV Cowboy Casanova Partnership • XCalibur Star Partnership Bob & Pam Loomis • Mike & Debbie Bowman
$3,000 - Texas Ranger JP Christopher Herron • Doug & Sandy Slotts
$1,500 - Phenomenon Terry & Sherri Adcock • Tom & Cay Billingsley • Dick & Peg Lowe – Triple R Ranch Alexandra Dees • Richard & Sharon Parr • Rick & Tracey Friedrich Chris & Christina Clark – Circle Double C Ranch
$500 - Measles Super Ranger Wilton & Carolyn Wilton • Clark Pipeline Services, JV • J.T. Wehring William & Suzanne Torkildsen • Lin Torgerson • Warren & Cathy Dorathy Craig Brown/Titan Pipe & Supply • Doug Hunt
Coporate Sponsorship Hired Hand Software, LLC • South Texas Longhorn Association Fort Worth JSB Companies, Inc. • American Livestock Magazine • Billy Bob’s Texas
2014 TLBAA Horn Showcase Satellite Locations October 4, 2014
MEDORA, IL ....SS Backwards Longhorns - Scott & Dara Simmons (618) 729-2004 - email@example.com TURNERSBURG, NC....Carl Brantley (336) 667-5452 - firstname.lastname@example.org HARPER, OR ....CR Ranches - Alexandra Dees & Eric Youngberg (541) 358-8787 - email@example.com WESTVILLE, FL ....Terry & Tammy King (850) 956-4154 - firstname.lastname@example.org KINGSVILLE, TX ....El Coyote Ranch - Felix Serna or Della Serna (361) 522-0807 or (361) 296-4275 ....email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org GREENLEAF, KS ....Lazy J Longhorns - Joe & Stephanie Sedlacek (785) 747-2204 - email@example.com JOHNSON CITY, TX ....Red McCombs Ranch - Alan & Teresa Sparger (210) 445-8798 - firstname.lastname@example.org CORYDON, IN ....Hudson Longhorns - Mike Willinger (502) 379-1049 - email@example.com LOWELL, MI ....Widespread Ranch - Tom Smith (616) 293-0977 - firstname.lastname@example.org BRENHAM, TX ....Deer Creek Longhorns - Bruce Hazelwood (979) 277-8016 - email@example.com SAINT GEORGE, UT ....Hunt Longhorns - Doug & Dianne Hunt (435) 275-2112 - firstname.lastname@example.org RAPID CITY, SD ....Chad Smith (701) 590-9073 - email@example.com MARIETTA, OK ....Loomis Longhorns - Bob & Pam Loomis (580) 276-7498 - firstname.lastname@example.org NORCO, CA ....Bar-H-Ranch - Chris Herron (909) 721-7577 - email@example.com BIG TIMBER, MT ....Dave Hodges - (406) 932-6181 - firstname.lastname@example.org PONOKA, AB CANADA ....Jeff Jespersen - (780) 966-3320 - email@example.com Texas Longhorn Trails
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EXTRA! EXTRA! TLBAA Announcements YOUR REGISTRATION DEPARTMENT IS STILL TRULY CRAZY! Yep, Dana and Rick are STILL certifiably "crazy" by keeping their offer going for their Summer Sizzlin' Half Price Sale…but the offer won’t last much longer!
LONGHORNS OVER THE AGE OF 36 MONTHS, normally $100.00 can be registered for half price, $50.00, starting JULY 1, 2014 THROUGH
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014. Contact the "crazies" should you need assistance or have questions. Just in case there was a question in your mind….. Contact Dana at Dana@tlbaa.org or Rick at Rick@tlbaa.org.
Make Sure We Have UPDATES For All of Your Events! So You Want to be a Judge? Make sure your information is current! Judge forms may be found online on our home page at www.tlbaa.org, or you may request them from Amy@tlbaa.org.
World Show Class Breakdowns 1. Go to www.tlbaa.org. 2. Click on the “2014 World Show” button. 3. Look on left-hand side of the page and scroll down to “2015 World Show Qualify ing Classes.”
Premier Texas Longhorn Sale Consignments Send your consignments to Amy at the TLBAA office EARLY so that you can be assured all of your information is in and nothing will be holding you back except for your relaxing drive to the sale.
Is Your Email Address Up-to-Date On Your Profile in the H.O.R.N.S. System? Please log into H.O.R.N.S. and make sure all of your contact information is up-to-date. Don’t have a H.O.R.N.S. login yet? It’s a benefit of your membership! Call today to get your login information set up. If you don’t use the internet, we still need your current contact information to avoid any missed communication from the office or missed issues of Trails Magazine. Please call (817) 625-6241 and update your information with us if there’s been any recent changes you think we may not have.
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Have a new President? Changed your phone number? Updated your email address recently? If so, be sure to send all of your information in to Amy@tlbaa.org.
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The following is an alphabetical list of donors since 1982 to the Foundation World Headquarters & Museum Campaign. Every effort has been made to locate every past list of names of donors; however, due to the period of time involved, some donors may have been omitted. If we have inadvertently left out your name, please contact the TLBAA office. Thank you for your help and generous support. CONTRIBUTORS TO THE Foundation World Headquarters & Museum Campaign INCLUDE: Ace Cattle Co. | Terry & Sherri Adcock | Darlene Aldridge, D.V.M. & John Parmley | Alft’s Longhorn Acres | Allison & Dunaway Amon G. Carter Foundation | Anonymous Donation | Kenneth Archer | Ark-La-Tex Longhorn Assn. | Avery Mays Construction B & C Farms | B. J. Barnhart Ranches | John T. & Betty Baker | Lisa Baker | Dr. L. V. & Pat Baker | Randi & Jeannine Baker
Tom Barnes | Bar Cee Longhorn Ranch | Ray Beadle | Minford Beard | Mikeal Beck | Charles Belen | B. Eugene Berry, M.D.
Mark Strever Blackwood | Blair Ranch | Levi & Brittni Blake | Don Blansitt | Gary Bloomer | Clare Bogart | Mimi Bogart | Ray Bohy Larry Bond | Mrs. Larry Bond | Gary & Teresa Bowdoin | Joe Brisbois | Curtis Bruner | Brush Creek Ranch | Bullard Ranch
Butler Breeders | Donald & Annette Butts | Ken Caldwell | Riemer & Marcia Calhoun, Jr. | Ronnie Campbell | Richard D. & Cheryl Carlson Bow Carpenter | William B. Cary | W.C. Cheatham | Chris & Christina Clark | Robert Douglas Clark | W.D. “Bill” & Shirley Clark Clear Fork Ranch | Dan O. Coates | Dan W. Coates | Tom Cochran | Bob Coffee | Roger Cole, D.V.M. | Mary Colgan
Moe Collins | T.W. Comer | George Conly | John M. Copeland | Don Corley | Dustin & Missy Cothern | Richard & LuAnn Crist
Billy & Molly Crozier | Bob Crow | Larry Crumpton & Joe Cunningham | Shirley Crystal | Cuerno Largo Cattle Co. | Palmore Currey II Carl Curry | Dick & Cheryl Curry | Jim Curry | Billy D. & Delynn Davis | James Davis | Gene and Eileen Day | Mrs. Ted Derryberry JoAnne & Jim Dickens | Richard Dimon | Darin & Dawn Divinia |Claude H. Dixon | James P. Dodds | McKenna Donovan Warren & Cathy Dorathy | Wallace E. Downey | Frank Doherty | Double R Acres | Dow Longhorn Ranch | A.E. & Laura DuBose Keith & Tina DuBose | Neil & Paula Dugger | El Coyote Ranch | Bernard Esunas | Evans Cattle Co. | Dave & Billicarole Evans Shirkie Evans | James & Pia Eyman | Allan Finch | Howard Fleming | Bobby & Linda Fletcher | Rick & Tracey Friedrich
Fuhriman Cattle Co. | Wilford Fultz | G-C Longhorns | G R Ranch | Gerald Galipp | Asa & Joan Gamble | Ron & Donna Garison Gene Garrett | Judge Thomas & Nola F. Gee | George J. Gerst, Sr. | Don Gibson | Golden Spread TLBA Malcolm & Connie Goodman | Tom & LeAnna Graham | Tom & William L. Graham | Lucas Graywolf | Cecil Guinn
Dot & Dick Hansen | Sidney Hanson | Sidney Hanson, Sr. | David L. or Robert W. Harcrow | Doyle Harrell | Harrell & Sons Cattle Co. Kent & Sandy Harrell | James Hazelton | C.W. Hellen | C.W. Hellen, Jr. | Don Henderson | Gary Henry | Donald E. Herrmann Dr. Gene & Lana Hightower | Verlon Hilburn | Jerry Hodge | Ruth & Johnny Hoffman | Dan Hoffmeyer | Mrs. M.P. Hoiness Hattie Holbein | Holland Farms, Inc. | Linda C. Holt | Hooks Longhorn Ranch | Erin Hornbrook | Rufus Low Hoyd
Bill & Elizabeth Hudson | Scott Hughes & Jessica Morris | Ken Humphrey | J.B. & Mitzi Hunn | Edith Isaacs | J.W. Isaacs | ITX Longhorns, LLC Greg and Sandy Jameson | Mrs. Judy Jenkins | Jerry Cook Ranch | Jeff Jespersen & John Jespersen | Mrs. Johnson | Joe Paul Jones Justin Boots | K & M Plastics | David Kelley | Carl Lee Kemp | Kaso & Lisa Kety | King Ranch | Glenn King | Robert R. King Jack Klutts | Kropp Cattle Company | Joel and Tamara Kuntz | Lloyd (Speedy) La Fond | Bernard & Bette Lankford | T.E. Laughlin
Arthur B. E. Lauman | Mike Leak | Joel & Shirley Lemley | H.C. Lewis | Rosemary & Bill Lourcey | Dick & Peg Lowe | Kathy & Denny Lux Mike & Kim MacLeod | James Maddle | Mrs. Harry H. Magee | Ron & Barbara Marquess | Maudeen Marks
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Founders - $250,000 and up
• Name on gold plated branding iron designed exclusively for the building’s showcase. One for you and one for display in the building’s showcase • Naming opportunity in the building • Special invitation to the Grand Opening preview reception and tour of the building • Recognition in the Trails
Benefactors - $25,000 to $99,999 • Name on a belt buckle designed exclusively for the new building. One for you and one for display on the museum’s Wall of Honor • Naming opportunity in the building • Special invitation to the Grand Opening preview reception and tour of the building • Recognition in the Trails
Leaders - $100,000 to $249,999
• Name on silver or bronze plated branding irons designed exclusively for the new building. One branding iron for you and one for display in the building’s showcase (bronze plated branding iron for gifts of $100,000-$149,999; silver plated branding iron for gifts of $150,000-$249,999) • Naming opportunity in the building • Special invitation to the Grand Opening preview reception and tour of the building • Recognition in the Trails
Patrons - $10,000 to $24,999
• Name on a plaque designed for the new building’s Wall of Honor • Naming opportunity in the new building • Special invitation to the Grand Opening preview reception and tour of the building • Recognition in the Trails
Supporters - $1,000 to $9,999
• Name acknowledgment on the new building’s Wall of Honor • Naming opportunity in the building • Special invitation to the Grand Opening preview reception and tour of the building • Recognition in the Trails
Builders - $100 to $999
• Special Invitation to the Grand Opening • Prominent recognition in the Grand Opening program • Name recognition on a brick paver • Recognition in the Trails
Charitable Pledge Agreement
Name ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address________________________________________________________________________________________________ City ______________________________________________________State ______________Zip ____________________ Telephone (Day) ________________________________ (Evening) __________________________________________
Pledge Amount $ ______________________________________________________________________________________ Payable as follows (please specify amounts and dates) __________ / __________ $ ____________ Mo.
______________ / ____________ $ ________________ Mo.
Month in which you wish to be sent a reminder __________________________________________________________ Donor signature
Please make gifts and securities payable to: Texas Longhorn Breeders of America Foundation P.O. Box 4430 Fort Worth, Texas 76164
p p u s r u o y r o f u o Thank y
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Travis & Jeanne Marks | Ronald J. Martens | Donald Martin | Max L. Massengale | Watt Matthews | Red & Charline McCombs
W.C. & C.R. McCowen | L.D. & Debbie McIntyre | Todd & Kelli McKnight | Michael McLeod | Ricky McLeod | Jack McManus Susy McQueen | Meridian Longhorns | Joy Merritt | Meshell Farms | Betty Baggett Mille | Dr. Fritz & Rebecca Moeller
“Money Maker Bull” | Money Maker Bull Project | Moore’s Longhorn Ranch| Jean Moore | Ray & Bernice Moore | Terry R. Moore
Morgan Davis Publishing Co. | Edward L. Moses, Jr. | Mountain & Plains Texas Longhorn Association | John R. Mower | Joe Mueggenborg James Munster II | Nacogdoches TX Longhorn Sale | Bill Nash | Sandra K. Nordhausen | North TX & OK Longhorn Assoc. David & Jo Anne Norwood | Oklahoma Texas Longhorn Assn. | Open Triangle Ranch | Jack Orem, Jr. | L.R. Orsburn
M.C. Overton II, M.D. | Marvin Overton | Marvin Overton III | Chris & Lisa Parker | James R. Parkey III | Doug & Sally Pence
Craig Perez | Hoyd Perryman | Jack & Betty Phillips | J.G. Phillips, Jr. | John G. Phillips III | Charles Pilling, Jr. | Don & Rhonda Poe Ponder Boot Company | Gary L. Pratt | Odell Pugh | Mrs. Charles Pyle | Red Mill Ranch | Edward Reese | Karen Baker Renfroe Dennis Rhoades | Rio Vista Ranch | Troy Robinett | Dick Robbins | Jim & Becky Rombeck | Neil Ross | Safari B Ranch
Robert & Kim Richey(Triple R Ranch) | Lemon Saks | Terry L. Sales | Ruel Sanders | Majorie Sapp | Brad Scherer | Stan Searle John Sellers | Paul & Judith Sellers | B.R. Sells | Col. & Mrs. Ben H. Settles | Shamrock Land & Cattle, LLC | John Shivers
Robert V. Shultz | Robert M. & Kathryn Simpson | Singleton Springs Longhorns | Dr. William Smith | M. Gregory Smith | Charley Snyder Richard & Linda Spooner | Sour Fork Land & Cattle | David R. Starkey | Larry & Toni Stegemoller | Nancy Stevens Doug & Sandy Stotts | Mr. & Mrs. Joe E. Stroube | Dave & Althea Sullivan | Randy D. Sullivan | Raymond Taggart
Buck & Goldie Taylor | Donnie & Marilyn Taylor | Jake & Katrin Taylor | Taylor’s Texas Longhorn Ranch | Teinert & Koch Longhorns Texas Women Western Artists | Thate Cattle Co. | Mrs. Lera Thomas | Corine Thompson | Dora Thompson | Thelma Thompson Thurmond Longhorns | Stanley Tidwell | Suzanne & William H. Torklidsen, M.D. | Marcy Toy | Tri W Longhorn Cattle Co.
Trip Longhorn | Jennifer Tyler | Underwood Longhorns | James D. Vann | Joe & Lorinda Valentine | Vida Nueva Ranch | Paul Vinsant Ron A. Walker | Ed and Sandy Warren | Wes Watson | James R. Weed | Ty Wehring | Col. Fraser E. West | Westfarms, Inc. Western America TX Longhorn Assoc. | Larry & Carol Whipps | Cheryl Whiteman | Johnnie Wickham | Donald & Sharon Wiens Winella Publishing | Eddie Wood | Woodson School Ranch | Worthington National Bank | M.P. Wright III Wright Texas Longhorn Ranch | Katrine Taylor
GET ON THE HORN Even though early Texas Longhorns survived harsh weather conditions, they were being crossbred to near extinction. Thankfully the breed’s stewards back then and today are legion. Among them the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America, its Foundation and you – our members and friends. As you may know, the TLBAA has long sought a permanent place to call home, a place where we can continue to serve this peerless cattle breed with goals to: • Recognize the Texas Longhorn as a distinct breed and protect its unique connection with American history; • Promote breeding practices and preserve its purity; • Heighten public awareness of this distinct breed through ongoing education; • Recognize present breeders and encourage others to develop and maintain herds registered with the association to reserve this magnificent breed for posterity; • Aid in advancing scientific knowledge of past ancestry and future breeding of Texas Longhorn cattle; • And do such other things that are in the best interest of the breed, none of which shall be for profit. We have a dream for our new home, one as wide as BL Rio Catchit horns measured at 92.625” Tip-To-Tip, in 2013. We also have the blueprints, permits and a location we already own. Now, all we need is you. We cannot do this without your support, TLBAA members and friends. This will be your opportunity to preserve the legacy of a breed that has made more history than any other breed of cattle in the civilized world. It’s been a long time coming, but we’re finally getting there, thanks to your help. From day one, the TLBAA has taken the long view, planning for a
hybrid facility that can move along our day-to-day business and at the same time acquaint the world with a breed that determined the character and occupation of the American Cowboy. Half of the space inside our new 10,000-square foot home will be dedicated to meeting the important needs of our 4,000 members while managing projects that include sales, events, the Longhorn registry and our exceptional Trails Magazine. The other half will be dedicated to telling the riveting story of the Texas Longhorn. Our welcoming museum will walk you through more than 300 years of Longhorn mystique. You’ll learn how this iconic breed was responsible for the birth of the American Cowboy, how it fed the folks in the North after the Civil War, and how it was the heart that pumped life into the famous Chisholm Trail. Displays focused on the Longhorn’s future will widen you interest event further – on topics ranging from lean beef to breeding to the breathtaking horn structure that always holds our gaze. Artifacts to interactive educational stations, this will be a museum for Texas neighbors, international visitors and you. We guarantee you’ll leave with an even deeper appreciation for what this magnificent breed represents and for the incredible hardships it endured to become the Longhorn we know today –and depend upon for tomorrow. All we need is you. We cannot do this without your support, TLBAA members and friends. This will be your opportunity to preserve the legacy of a breed that has made more history than any other breed of cattle in the civilized world. Become part of TLBAA history. Give what you can. Spread the word.
GET ON THE HORN Texas Longhorn Trails
Texas Longhorn Trails
presented by Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America
Consignment Dea dline: October 15, 20 14
January 17, 2015 - Will Rogers West Arena, Fort Worth, Texas
Name of TLBAA Member: ________________________________________________ Membership # _______________ Name of Animal: ___________________________________________________________ TLBAA # _______________ Heifer _____
OCV VACCINATED Yes _____ No _____ DUE AT TIME OF CONSIGNMENT
PICTURE OF ANIMAL ________
CONSIGNMENT FEES PER LOT ($300 per head + commission)_______________________ (Commission is 5% participating consignors; 7% non-participating consignors)
BREEDING INFORMATION Cow Exposed to __________________________________________ From ______________ To ________________ Bull’s Name Cow Exposed to __________________________________________ From ______________ To ________________ Bull’s Name Calf at Side Information: Sex _________________ Date Calved ________________________________ Sired by _________________________________________________________
COMMENTS _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________
WAIVER/CONSENT FORM (This form must be signed and returned in order to complete your consignment.) The TLBAA Premier Texas Longhorn Sale (PTLS) assumes no responsibility or liability for any guarantee made by the consignor. All guarantees are strictly between the consignor (seller) and the buyer. PTLS or the Will Rogers Complex 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 all the rules and regulations. The undersigned hereby agrees to conditions of the sale and agree that all guarantees are between seller and buyer. The undersigned further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless PTLS, sale employees, the Will Rogers Complex, and duly authorized representatives from any and all claims, demands, causes of action or liabilities of any nature which may arise from or are in any way related to The TLBAA Premier Heifer Sale. The undersigned agrees that if the buyer is unable to accept delivery because of Interstate health requirements, the consignor, not PTLS or its management, shall be responsible for refund or adjustment. _______________________________________________________ Owner of Animal/Consignor’s Signature
THIS FORM MUST BE ATTACHED TO ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE WITH COMPLETED TRANSFER FORM AND PICTURE. THE DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS OCTOBER 15, 2014. P.O. Box 4430 Fort Worth, TX 76164 817-625-6241
Amy Weatherholtz, Events www.tlbaa.org
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Dear TLBT Members, So the year has come and gone, and another one is upon us. My, how the time flies! This past August, at the 2014 World Show, we had our General Membership Meeting, where we held elections. Your new 2014-2015 show year officers are as follows: President, Tarah Moore; Vice President, Shelby Rooker; Secretary, Tud Krier; Treasurer, Josh Vinson; Reporter, Miracle Petree; Parliamentarian, Jake Vinson; Senior Directors, Alexandria Rivera and Jimmie Gee; Teen Directors, Haley Neal and Miriam Grace Fask; Intermediate Directors, Jonah Faske and Shyanne McClendon, and Junior Directors, Bella McDermott and Avery Roesler. Congratulations to each and every one of you, I cannot wait for another year of great ideas and swift progress. While at our Officer/Director leadership camp, held at the historical YO Ranch, we discussed our year and plans moving forward. One major decision we made was for our service project for the new show year to be Children of Fallen Soldiers. It reaches out to the children of fallen warriors and reminds them that America supports and mourns along with them. It also gives them the opportunities they need to chase after the American Dream as well as their own dreams. Each of the officers and directors, including myself, felt that it was a more than worthy cause, and that it would be great for our youth to give back to youth in need. Another change we made was some revisions to the Policies and Procedures, which is the list of duties each officer and director must fulfill within their term. A link to this will be put onto the TLBT website for y’all to review because we are required to give a 30 day public notice before finalizing changes. It will be voted on at the General Membership meeting at the Texas State Fair in just a couple of weeks. More updates from our leadership camp will be included in next month’s issue—we are still wrapping up a couple of things. Until then, stay safe and have fun! I can’t wait to see all of y’all at upcoming shows and events.
TLBT OFFICER SPOTLIGHT
TLBT Office: Teen Director Age: 12 School: Bryson ISD Number of Years in the TLBT: 3
Why did you join the TLBT? It sounded like a lot of fun, and I liked the fact that you could earn scholarship money for your future. What are your favorite memories of the TLBT so far? My favorite memories of the TLBT so far are: my first show, the first time I won a belt buckle, when I got 1st in Livestock Judging this year at Autobahn, and when I made it in the Top 10 Hall of Fame the past two years. How is the TLBT going to help your future career? It allows kids to earn scholarship money for their future. They can also learn leadership and public speaking skills, which will help them as they go through life.
Sincerely, Do you enjoy showing Texas Longhorn cattle, and why? Yes I do. It is so much fun, and you make a lot of new friends. Tarah Moore TLBT President
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What advice would you give to a newcomer in the TLBT? Just have fun and try your best. It's not about winning or losing. It's about the memories, and friends you will make.
CLASS 1.1: 1. HD ANGEL WINGS, Keely Ellen Dennis, COUPLAND, TX; 2. C BAR OUTBACK DOLLY, Tarah Moore, HICO, TX CLASS 1.2: 1. C BAR WITCHY'S CADILLAC, Tarah Moore, HICO, TX; 2. MAGIC DOT C P, Savannah Donahue, DECATUR, TX CLASS 2.1: 1. SUNRISE SHOTZE, Keely Ellen Dennis, COUPLAND, TX; 2. GL RISING STAR, Shelby Neal, BRYSON, TX CLASS 3.1: 1. ELSA 11/13, Hadley Morgan, BOWIE, TX; 2. ANNA 8/14, Cade Radenbaugh, MCKINNEY, TX CLASS 3.2: 1. TLC BURNADETTE, Cody Mc Donald, OAKHURST, TX; 2. HI 5'S AMBER, Tarah Moore, HICO, TX CLASS 4.1: 1. R4 RED VELVET, Avery Roesler, KRUM, TX; 2. LATIGO'S REESESPIECES FD, Kourteney Jones, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 4.2: 1. BH STEELNITE, Caitlyn Holson, ALBANY, TX; 2. SHY'S DARLENE, Shyanne McClendon, MARSHALL, TX CLASS 5.1: 1. HD JETSTAR, Keely Ellen Dennis, COUPLAND, TX; 2. DJL SEXY AND I KNOW IT, Bailey Hartwig, MCKINNEY, TX CLASS 5.2: 1. HD BUTTERMILK 1/13, Avery Roesler, KRUM, TX; 2. CVL ANSWERED PRAYERS, Julia Tomkies, LEAGUE CITY, TX JUNIOR CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: HD JETSTAR, Keely Ellen Dennis, COUPLAND, TX
CLASS 16.1: 1. TA MR. CLUTCH, Brody Allsbrooks, ALVORD, TX; 2. ACR SLIM SHADY, Alexzandria Rivera, RED OAK, TX CLASS 17.1: 1. KH SUMTHIN' SUMTHIN', Sara Jennings, ANGLETON, TX; 2. JCG HOWDY, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX CLASS 18.1: 1. SANDDOLLAR ARSENAL, Jacob Dunaway, LANCASTER, TX; 2. SANDDOLLAR DISCOVERY, Savannah Donahue, DECATUR, TX CLASS 19.1: 1. R4 MR.B, Avery Roesler, KRUM, TX; 2. PRIVATE MALONE, Ryan Johnson, BIG HORN, WY CLASS 20.1: 1. MW BRAVE HEART, Hunter D. Winkel, LEAGUE CITY, TX; 2. TTT LA CUCARACHA, Tarah Moore, HICO, TX CLASS 21.1: 1. SANDDOLLAR UPGRADE, Bailey Bright, FERRIS, TX; 2. SHY'S EASY JET, Jace Bolen, LUFKIN, TX
GRAND CHAMPION BULL: SANDDOLLAR UPGRADE, Bailey Bright, FERRIS, TX
RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION BULL: SANDDOLLAR ARSENAL, Jacob Dunaway, LANCASTER, TX
RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: HD ANGEL WINGS, Keely Ellen Dennis, COUPLAND, TX CLASS 8.1: 1. HD POLLYANNA, Keely Ellen Dennis, COUPLAND, TX; 2. SUNRISE SALLY 12, Hunter D. Winkel, LEAGUE CITY, TX CLASS 9.1: 1. CT SISTER JUDYE, Sydney Jo Tucker, PARADISE, TX; 2. THE BASIN BEAUTY, Kris Johnson, BIG HORN, WY CLASS 9.2: 1. SANDDOLLAR MAEBY, Kailee Vuskov, ANGLETON, TX; 2. HI 5'S SHADY LADY, Tarah Moore, HICO, TX CLASS 10.1: 1. HD KISSES, Kailee Vuskov, ANGLETON, TX; 2. CT SALTY GINGER, MacKinlie Tucker, PARADISE, TX CLASS 10.2: 1. SDR NIGHT SHADE, Justin Wade Crumpton, MIDLOTHIAN, TX; 2. ANCHOR T DIXIE ROSE, Jarrett Kuhn, ALEDO, TX CLASS 11.1: 1. HI 5'S CALL GIRL, Julia Salsbury, LEAGUE CITY, TX; 2. ECR COUNTRY COMFORT, Lydia Faske, SOMERVILLE, TX
SENIOR CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: HI 5'S CALL GIRL,
CLASS 24.1: 1. LW NEED I SAY MORE, Daniel Mead, PARADISE, TX; CLASS 25.1: 1. TC3 ARIES GRACE, Caroline Girard, DALLAS, TX; 2. BREAKNHEARTS HOOKEMHORNS, Steve Everett Kellen Baldwin, LUMBERTON, TX CLASS 26.1: 1. BRR HILLBILLY, Caroline Girard, DALLAS, TX; 2. TTT GEE WHIZ, Tarah Moore, HICO, TX CLASS 27.1: 1. FRED 3, Jodie Ging, PALACIOS, TX; 2. HANDY WITH A GUN BCB, Lydia Faske, SOMERVILLE, TX CLASS 28.1: 1. HHR FRECKLES PRIDE, Heather McDuff, PARADISE, TX; 2. A C R WHATEVER, Alexzandria Rivera, RED OAK, TX CLASS 29.1: 1. LSC ROUGHY, Tarah Moore, HICO, TX; 2. STRIKIN R THUNDER, Cason Rangel, ALVORD, TX CLASS 30.1: 1. SSS BOLT'S RANGER, Evan Perkins, HOUSTON, TX; 2. BIG MUDDY BCB, Tarah Moore, HICO, TX CLASS 31.1: 1. CANDY MAN BCB 23/1, Elizabeth Bolen, LUFKIN, TX; 2. ERNIE C P, MacKinlie Tucker, PARADISE, TX
Julia Salsbury, LEAGUE CITY, TX
RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: HD KISSES, Kailee Vuskov, ANGLETON, TX
GRAND CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: HI 5'S CALL GIRL, Julia Salsbury, LEAGUE CITY, TX
GRAND CHAMPION STEER: CANDY MAN BCB 23/1, Elizabeth Bolen, LUFKIN, TX
RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION STEER: SSS BOLT'S RANGER, Evan Perkins, HOUSTON, TX
RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: HD JETSTAR, Keely Ellen Dennis, COUPLAND, TX
Official pictures from the World Show are available for sale at the following link:
Grand Champion Haltered Female HI 5’S CALL GIRL Julia Salsbury, League City, TX
Reserve Grand Champion Haltered Female HD KISSES Kailee Vuskov, Angleton, TX
Grand Champion Bull SANDDOLLAR UPGRADE Bailey Bright, Ferris, TX
Reserve Grand Champion Bull SANDDOLLAR ARSENAL Jacob Dunaway, Lancaster, TX
Grand Champion Steer CANDY MAN BCB 23/1 Elizabeth Bolen, Lufkin, TX
Reserve Grand Champion Steer SSS BOLT’S RANGER Evan Perkins, Houston, TX
Pee Wee Showmanship
Pee Wee Showmanship
Teen Livestock Judging: 3rd-Cason Rangel, 1st-Olivia Faske, 2nd-Cade Radenbaugh (not pictured) Intermediate Livestock Judging: 2nd-Joy Faske, 1st-Caitlyn Holson, 3rd-Sydney Davidson Junior Livestock Judging: 1st-Jackson Grace, 3rd-Jonah Faske, 2nd-Steve Baldwin
Quiz Bowl Senior Livestock Judging: 1st-Amanda Schneider, 3rdTarah Moore, 2nd-Miracle Petree
Intermediate Quiz Bowl: 1st-Joy Faske, 2nd-Miriam Faske, 3rd-Justin Crumpton
Senior Heifer Sale
Junior Quiz Bowl: 1st-Shaynne McClendon, 2nd-Steven Baldwin, 3rd-Avery Roesler
Senior Quiz Bowl: 1st-Tarah Moore, 2nd-Jorge Avalos, 3rd-Kris Johnson Teen Quiz Bowl: 2nd-Rachel Faske, 3rd-Joseph Faske, 1st-Josh Vinson
Junior Gold Merit: 1st-Shyanne McClendon, 3rd-Jackson Grace 2ndAvery Roesler
Senior Heifer Sale: Cathleen Rangel and Kris Johnson (not pictured)
Senior Gold Merit: 1st-Tarah Moore, 2ndIntermediate Gold Merit: 1st-Miriam Grace Teen Gold Merit: 2nd-Bronson Baker, 1st- Kacie Ging, 3rd-Lydia Faith Faske Faske, 2nd-Sara Jennings, 3rd-Joy Faske Shelby Rooker, 3rd-Rachel Hope Faske
Texas Longhorn Trails
Junior Showmanship: 2nd-Shyanne McClendon, 1st-Avery Roesler, 3rdSteve Baldwin
Intermediate Showmanship: 1st-Justin Crumpton, 2nd-Jodie Ging, 3rd-Hailey Neal
Teen Showmanship: 1st-Ethan Morgan, 3rd-Shelby Rooker, 2nd-Kalli Winters
Senior Showmanship: 1st-Tarah Moore, 2nd-Lydia Faske, 3rd-Jimmie Gee
Hall of Fame
Junior Hall of Fame: 2nd-Jonah Faske, 1st-Avery Roesler, 4th-Shyanne McClendon, 3rd-Jackson Grace, 9th-Steve Everett Kellen Baldwin, (not pictured) 5th-Chance Kearney, 6th-Cooper Taylor, 7th-Dalli Anders, 8th-Jake Karbowski, 10th-Hayden Hughes
Teen Hall of Fame: 7th-Bronson Baker, 2nd-Joseph Faske, 5th-Cody McDonald, 1st-Kalli Winters, 10th-Olivia Faske, 8th-Rachel Faske, 4th-Shelby Rooker, 3rd-Ethan Morgan, 9th-Eddie Cross III, 6th-J.F. (Josh) Vinson
Intermediate Hall of Fame: 2nd-Ryan Johnson, 1st-Miriam Faske, 4th-Caitlyn Holson, 6th-Clara Holson, 3rd-Joy Faske, 5th-Sara Jennings, 8th-Leandro Gonzales, 7th-Hailey Neal, 10th-Jodie Ging, (not pictured) 9thReese Ryan
Senior Hall of Fame: 3rd-Alexzandria Rivera, 1st-Tarah Moore, 4th-Jimmie Lynn Gee, 5th-Shelby Neal, 8th-Kailee Vuskov, 6th-W.J. (Jake) Vinson, 10th-Haley Horne, 7th-Jace Bolen, (not pictured), 2nd-Lydia Faske, 9th-Tabitha Faske
Youth Haltered Reserve Grand Champion Bull: Jacob Dunaway
(L-R) Youth Reserve Grand Champion Steer: Evan Perkins; Youth Grand Champion Steer: Ellie Bolen
Youth Haltered Grand Champion Female: Julia Salsbury
Senior Heifer Buckle: Cathleen Rangel Top Hand Award: Traci Moore.
Bright Future Scholarship
Youth Haltered Grand Champion Bull Senior Heifer Sale Youth Haltered Reserve Grand Breeder of the Year Champion Female Herdsmen Award Division Exhibitor of the Year Cathleen Rangel • Jodi Anderson
Cathleen Rangel • Kris Johnson
Steve, Bodie and Chad Quary - Diamond Q Ranch
Beeson Livestock Co. • Cody Himmelrich • Steve, Bodie & Chad Quary
Haltered Herdsmen Award: R4 Ranch - Roeslers Non-Haltered Herdsmen Award: El Coyote Ranch
CLASS 1.1: 1. HD ANGEL WINGS, George and Cindy Dennis, COUPLAND, TX; 2. C BAR OUTBACK DOLLY, Molly Cook, PARADISE , TX CLASS 2.1: 1. DJL BETH'S BRINDLE ROSE, Billy Thompson and Gary Jenkins, CLYDE, TX; 2. SUNRISE SHOTZE, George and Cindy Dennis, COUPLAND, TX CLASS 3.1: 1. ELSA 11/13, The Cattlerack Ranch, BOWIE, TX; 2. SWINGNSTARS SHEZA PISTOL, Swing'n Star Ranch, DAYTON, TX CLASS 4.1: 1. LATIGO'S REESESPIECES FD, Dorie Damuth, MAGNOLIA, TX; 2. DJL DUTYLICIOUS, Billy Thompson and Gary Jenkins, CLYDE, TX CLASS 5.1: 1. HD JETSTAR, George and Cindy Dennis, COUPLAND, TX; 2. DJL SEXY AND I KNOW IT, Billy Thompson and Gary Jenkins, CLYDE, TX
CLASS 20.1: 1. JK SUNRISE COPPER CANNON, Kate Morgan/ Jheroen Dorenbosch, PARADISE, TX; 2. PK'S RUBICON, Guthrie Creek Longhorn Cattle, DECATUR, TX CLASS 21.1: 1. KH SUMTHIN' SUMTHIN', Kathryn Leann Head, COLLEGE STATION, TX; 2. HHR SHARPSHOOTER, Kathleen and Jeff Hoffman, PARADISE, TX CLASS 22.1: 1. SANDDOLLAR DISCOVERY, John & Diann Chase, FORT WORTH, TX; 2. SANDDOLLAR ARSENAL, David W. and Bracy Wars, Trinity, TX CLASS 23.1: 1. SCC NORIGARD, Ralph and Christa Simmons, TISHOMINGO, OK; 2. J R LUCKY BOY LEANDRO, Jonell Westerberg & Norman (Roger) Ridgway, ROCKSPRINGS, TX CLASS 24.1: 1. SWING'N STARS TWO TON, Swing'n Star Ranch, DAYTON, TX; 2. MW BRAVE HEART, Hunter D. Winkel, LEAGUE CITY, TX
JUNIOR CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: LATIGO'S REESESPIECES FD, Dorie Damuth, MAGNOLIA, TX
RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: HD JETSTAR, George and Cindy Dennis, COUPLAND, TX
JUNIOR CHAMPION HALTERED BULL: SWING'N STARS TWO TON, Swing'n Star Ranch, DAYTON, TX
CLASS 8.1: 1. HD POLLYANNA, George and Cindy Dennis, COUPLAND, TX; 2. SANDDOLLAR MISS SOCIETY, Todd Williams, DALLAS, TX CLASS 9.1: 1. HI 5'S SHADY LADY, Cody M. Himmelreich, DAYTON, TX; 2. CT SISTER JUDYE, Joe Tucker, PARADISE, TX CLASS 10.1: 1. CT SALTY GINGER, Joe Tucker, PARADISE, TX; 2. SDR NIGHT SHADE, Justin Wade Crumpton, MIDLOTHIAN, TX CLASS 11.1: 1. DIAMOND Q DELILA, Steve, Bodie & Chad Quary, PRAGUE, OK; 2. HI 5'S CALL GIRL, Stephen P Head, ANGLETON, TX
RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION HALTERED BULL: SANDDOLLAR DISCOVERY, John & Diann Chase, FORT WORTH, TX CLASS 27.1: 1. SANDDOLLAR UPGRADE, John & Diann Chase, FORT WORTH, TX; 2. SHY'S EASY JET, Shyanne McClendon, MARSHALL, TX CLASS 28.1: 1. LSC RIGGIN', Carol and James Gentz Jr, WINNIE, TX; 2. SANDDOLLAR ALDO, John & Diann Chase, FORT WORTH, TX CLASS 29.1: 1. PLR DEACON, Randy & Catherine Morris, TUSCOLA, TX; 2. SANDDOLLAR STINGS TELSON, John & Diann Chase, FORT WORTH, TX
SENIOR CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: DIAMOND Q DELILA, Steve, Bodie & Chad Quary, PRAGUE, OK
SENIOR CHAMPION HALTERED BULL: LSC RIGGIN', Carol and James
RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: HI 5'S SHADY
Gentz Jr, WINNIE, TX
LADY, Cody M. Himmelreich, DAYTON, TX
RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION HALTERED BULL: SANDDOLLAR UPGRADE, John & Diann Chase, FORT WORTH, TX
GRAND CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: DIAMOND Q DELILA, Steve, Bodie & Chad Quary, PRAGUE, OK
GRAND CHAMPION HALTERED BULL: LSC RIGGIN', Carol and James
RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: HI 5'S SHADY
Gentz Jr, WINNIE, TX
LADY, Cody M. Himmelreich, DAYTON, TX
RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION HALTERED BULL: SANDDOLLAR UPGRADE, John & Diann Chase, FORT WORTH, TX
CLASS 16.1: 1. HI 5'S DREAM CATCHER, Cody M. Himmelreich, DAYTON, TX; 2. SANDDOLLAR SWEETUMS, Barclay Brunson, CRAWFORD, TX
GET OF SIRE
MATURE CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: HI 5'S DREAM CATCHER,
CLASS 35.1: 1. J R WILDFLOWER STEPHEN, Jonell Westerberg & Norman (Roger) Ridgway, ROCKSPRINGS, TX
Cody M. Himmelreich, DAYTON, TX
RESERVE MATURE CHAMPION HALTERED FEMALE: SANDDOLLAR SWEETUMS, Barclay Brunson, CRAWFORD, TX
GRAND CHAMPION GET OF SIRE: J R WILDFLOWER STEPHEN, Jonell Westerberg & Norman (Roger) Ridgway, ROCKSPRINGS, TX
Grand Champion Haltered Female DIAMOND Q DELILA Steve, Bodie & Chad Quary, Prague, OK
Reserve Grand Champion Haltered Female HI 5’S SHADY LADY Cody Himmelreich, Dayton, TX
Grand Champion Bull LSC RIGGIN’ Carol and James Gentz Jr., Winnie, TX
Reserve Grand Champion Bull SANDDOLLAR UPGRADE John & Diann Chase, Fort Worth, TX
Grand Champion Get of Sire J R WILDFLOWER STEPHEN Jonell Westerberg & Norman Ridgeway, Rocksprings, TX
TROPHY STEER DIVISION
CLASS 1.1: 1. MAGIC DOT C P, Carla Payne, SLIDELL, TX; 2. LITTLE BIT 513, Robert and Jenny Smoot, ARTESIA, NM CLASS 3.1: 1. HPBT CASH'S POLACK WAY, Hacienda PBT, LLC, HUMBLE, TX; 2. SSRR VELVETINE, Sunset Ridge Ranch, HOMINY, OK CLASS 4.1: 1. BECCA'S PRIDE, John Marshall, LLANO, TX; 2. HI 5'S HENNESSY, Cody M. Himmelreich, DAYTON, TX CLASS 5.1: 1. CR JUST FROSTED CHEX, Cactus Rose Longhorns, EDNA, TX; 2. DIAMOND Q SHOSHANA, Steve, Bodie & Chad Quary, PRAGUE, OK JUNIOR CHAMPION FREE FEMALE: BECCA'S PRIDE, John Marshall, LLANO, TX RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION FREE FEMALE: HI 5'S HENNESSY, Cody M. Himmelreich, DAYTON, TX
CLASS 1.1: 1. JTW BILLY GUN 03, J.T. Wehring, HOUSTON, TX; 2. SSS BOLT'S RANGER, Dr. W. Lou Shields, HOUSTON, TX CLASS 2.1: 1. EL ROSILLO ECR, El Coyote Ranch, KINGSVILLE, TX; 2. CANELO ECR, El Coyote Ranch, KINGSVILLE, TX
CLASS 8.1: 1. PK'S ANGEL EYES, Guthrie Creek Longhorn Cattle, DECATUR, TX; 2. MAGIC MELODY C P, Carla Payne, SLIDELL, TX CLASS 9.1: 1. BLACK CADILLAC, Jackson Grace, SUNSET, TX; 2. SUMMER REBEL, John Marshall, LLANO, TX CLASS 10.1: 1. SH SWEET NICHOLE 7/2, Jorge Avalos, FERRIS, TX; 2. CALAMITY JANE 112, Robert and Jenny Smoot, ARTESIA, NM CLASS 11.1: 1. LAZYJ'S CALAMITY JANE, John Marshall, LLANO, TX; 2. SHALAKO POLKA DOT C P, Carla Payne, SLIDELL, TX
SENIOR CHAMPION FREE FEMALE: SH SWEET NICHOLE 7/2, Jorge Avalos, FERRIS, TX
RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION FREE FEMALE: CALAMITY JANE 112,
JUNIOR CHAMPION TROPHY STEER: EL ROSILLO ECR, El Coyote Ranch, KINGSVILLE, TX
RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION TROPHY STEER: CANELO ECR, El Coyote Ranch, KINGSVILLE, TX CLASS 5.1: 1. TCR CASH, Ron & Donna Garison, DOYLINE, LA; 2. HUNTERS DIPPIN DOTS, Ron & Donna Garison, DOYLINE, LA
SENIOR CHAMPION TROPHY STEER: TCR CASH, Ron & Donna Garison, DOYLINE, LA
RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION TROPHY STEER: HUNTERS DIPPIN DOTS, Ron & Donna Garison, DOYLINE, LA
GRAND CHAMPION TROPHY STEER: TCR CASH, Ron & Donna Garison, DOYLINE, LA
RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION TROPHY STEER: HUNTERS DIPPIN DOTS, Ron & Donna Garison, DOYLINE, LA
Robert and Jenny Smoot, ARTESIA, NM
GRAND CHAMPION FREE FEMALE: SH SWEET NICHOLE 7/2, Jorge Avalos, FERRIS, TX
RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FREE FEMALE: BECCA'S PRIDE, John
CLASS 1 HEIFERS: 1. SS MINI CARDINAL, Dave & Athea Aullivan, CELINA, TX; 2. SS MINI RUTHIE, Lazy J Ranch, MIDLAND, TX CLASS 2 COWS: PLUM SUGAR 9/12, Dave & Athea Aullivan, CELINA, TX; 2. SS MINI FINAL 4 ANNIE, Dave & Althea Aullivan, CELINA, TX
Marshall, LLANO, TX CLASS 16.1: 1. SHALAKO'S MELO MELODY C P, Carla Payne, SLIDELL, TX; 2. VIVIAN 01, Toby Johnson, BIG HORN, WY CLASS 17.1: 1. JBM BECCA II, John Marshall, LLANO, TX; 2. CR UNSTOPABULL CHEX APPEAL, Cactus Rose Longhorns, EDNA, TX CLASS 18.1: 1. TW BOOMERANG'S POLKA DOT, Carla Payne, SLIDELL, TX; 2. SARCEE PRETTY WOMAN, Bruce and Connie Ollive, BIG SANDY, TX CLASS 19.1: 1. ALL OF RED, John Marshall, LLANO, TX; 2. SNITZ N RED, Semkin Longhorns, PERRY, OK
GRAND CHAMPION MINIATURE FEMALE: PLUM SUGAR 9/12, Dave & Athea Aullivan, CELINA, TX
RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION MINIATURE FEMALE: SS MINI CARDINAL, Dave & Althea Sullivan, CELINA, TX
MATURE CHAMPION FREE FEMALE: JBM BECCA II, John Marshall, LLANO, TX
RESERVE MATURE CHAMPION FREE FEMALE: SHALAKO'S MELO MELODY C P, Carla Payne, SLIDELL, TX
Official pictures from the World Show are for sale at the following link: www.tlbaa.smugmug.com
Grand Champion Free Female SH SWEET NICHOLE 7/2 Jorge Avalos, Ferris, TX
Reserve Grand Champion Free Female BECCAâ€™S PRIDE John Marshall, Llano, TX
Grand Champion Trophy Steer TCR CASH Ron & Donna Garison, Doyline, LA
Reserve Grand Champion Trophy Steer HUNTERS DIPPIN DOTS Ron & Donna Garison, Doyline, LA
Grand Champion Miniature Female PLUM SUGAR 9/12 Dave & Althea Sullivan, Celina,TX
Reserve Grand Champion Miniature Female SS MINI CARDINAL Dave & Althea Sullivan, Celina,TX
2. Jonah Faske 3. Jackson Grace 4. Shyanne McClendon 5. Chance Kearney 6. Cooper D. Taylor 7. Dalli Anders 8. Jake Karbowski 9. Steve Baldwin 10. Hayden Hughes
SOMERVILLE, TX SUNSET, TX MARSHALL, TX EVANS, WA THORNDALE, TX CRAWFORD, NE DANBURY, TX LUMBERTON, TX ANNA, TX
2320 2230 2140 1575 1505 1150 975 800 790
2. Joseph Faske 3. Ethan Morgan 4. Shelby A. Rooker 5. Cody McDonald 6. J.F. (Josh) Vinson 7. Bronson Baker 8. Rachel Faske 9. Eddie Cross III 10. Olivia M. Faske
SOMERVILLE, TX DEER PARK, TX POOLVILLE, TX OAKHURST, TX HICO, TX BRENHAM, TX SOMERVILLE, TX HUNTSVILLE, TX SOMERVILLE, TX
3550 3370 2275 2010 1820 1805 1630 1460 1190
2. Ryan Johnson 3. Joy Faske 4. Caitlyn Holson 5. Sara Jennings 6. Clara Holson 7. Hailey Neal 8. Leandro Gonzales 9. Reese Ryan 10. Jodie Ging
BIG HORN, WY SOMERVILLE, TX ALBANY, TX ANGLETON, TX GRANBURY, TX BRYSON, TX ROCKSPRINGS, TX DANBURY, TX PALACIOS, TX
2105 1955 1805 1500 1335 1315 1180 1170 1160
2. Lydia Faske 3. Alexzandria Rivera 4. Jimmie Lynn Gee 5. Shelby Neal 6. W.J. (Jake) Vinson 7. Jace Bolen 8. Kailee Vuskov 9. Tabitha Faske 10. Haley Horne
SOMERVILLE, TX RED OAK, TX SPRINGTOWN, TX BRYSON, TX HICO, TX LUFKIN, TX ANGLETON, TX SOMERVILLE, TX SPRINGTOWN, TX
4450 3100 2735 2090 1920 1795 1730 1625 1610
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LSC RIGGIN'.....................................Carol and James Gentz, Jr................Winnie, TX............548 BILLY BOB BRYANT.......................Robert and Jenny Smoot..................Artesia, NM............292 SWING'N STARS TWO TON..........Swing'n Star Ranch...........................Dayton, TX............278 HI 5'S BLACK LABEL.....................Swing'n Star Ranch...........................Dayton, TX............273 HI 5'S JOHNNIE WALKER.............D.W. or M.A. Beard .............................Milan,TN............264 PLR DEACON...................................Randy & Catherine Morris...............Tuscola, TX............233 ANDERS MAPLE SYRUP...............Art Anders......................................Crawford, NE............230 ANDERS MIDNIGHT SHADOW...Wilburn & Kathleen Sisco................Radcliff, KY............190 PRIVATE MALONE.........................Toby Johnson.................................Big Horn, WY............188 DIAMOND Q TUCSON....................Steve, Bodie & Chad Quary..............Prague, OK............171
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SH SWEET NICHOLE 7/2...............Jorge Avalos........................................Ferris, TX............409 TH MISS CHA-VERRO....................Dennis and Judy Urbantke........San Angelo, TX............211 BECCA'S PRIDE...............................John Marshall....................................Llano, TX.............191 K-T SPICE..........................................Rocking K Bar T Ranch.....................Evans, WA............188 GLORIANA........................................Toby Johnson................................Big Horn, WY............176 SHALAKO POLKA DOT C P..........Carla Payne.......................................Slidell, TX............163 ENR KASHMIR.................................Ben and Ilse Myren.........................Colville, WA............154 CALAMITY JANE 112.....................Robert and Jenny Smoot...................Artesia, NM............154 MILE HIGH MOLLY.......................Clyde Peek...................................Franktown, CO............153 HPBT KIZM'S MARK......................Hacienda PBT, LLC.........................Humble, TX............103 LAZYJ'S CALAMITY JANE...........John Marshall.......................................Llano, TX............92
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FREE FEMALE MATURE
1 JBM BECCA II..................................John Marshall......................................Llano, TX............182 2 SHALAKO'S MELO MELODY C P.....Carla Payne.........................................Slidell, TX............133 3 BONITA LEIGH................................Vida Nueva Ranch.............................Burton, TX ............119 4 SALTILLO CG 305............................Bonnie & Rodger Damrow...................Roca, NE............111 5- TIE NMFRHM 104 NINO......................Sylvia Johnson................................Anthony, TX............108 ENR GWENEVIERE........................Ben and Ilse Myren.........................Colville, WA............108 6 COUNTRY SUE 33/5.........................Toby Johnson................................Big Horn, WY............100 7 KELLI'S QUEST 126........................Donnie Taylor..............................Huntington, TX ............77 8-TIE ENR JASMINE SPRING................Ben and Ilse Myren...........................Colville, WA ............74 BIGLODGE PICANTE.....................Two Heart Bar Ranch...........................Plains, MT............74 9 ALL OF RED......................................John Marshall.......................................Llano, TX............70 10-TIE DIAMOND Q TANITA..................C A Longhorns...................................Meeker, OK............64 BERTIE'S BEAUTY 4427.................Keith & Tina DuBose.............................Tyler, TX............64
SH SWEET NICH
1 DIAMOND Q DELILA.....................Steve, Bodie & Chad Quary...............Prague, OK............543 2 HI 5'S SHADY LADY.......................Cody M. Himmelreich........................Dayton, TX............377 3 THE BASIN BEAUTY......................Toby Johnson.................................Big Horn, WY............314 4 SS BAD N SAVVY PRINCESS.........Shoestring Longhorns...............White Oaks, NM............216 5 K-T SUGAR........................................Rocking K Bar T Ranch.....................Evans, WA............173 6 RAFTER J2 RED WIDOWMAKER....David & S. Lynn Starritt.................Anthony, TX............163 7 ECR COUNTRY COMFORT..........Vida Nueva Ranch..............................Burton, TX............155 8-TIE HI 5'S CALL GIRL.........................Stephen P. Head.............................Angleton, TX............146 VANILLA LATTE..............................Toby Johnson................................Big Horn, WY............146 9 K-T SIERRA......................................Rocking K Bar T Ranch......................Evans, WA............140 10 PLR PEARL'S PARADISE..............Randy & Catherine Morris...............Tuscola, TX............138
HALTERED FEMALE MATURE
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
HI 5'S DREAM CATCHER.............Cody M. Himmelreich........................Dayton, TX............394 SANDDOLLAR SWEETUMS.........Matt & Sarah Vuskov......................Angleton, TX............233 MW PUNKEN'S LUCKY GIRL......Bo & Joe Ann Winkel........................Clayton, TX............165 PEEK A BOO LD...............................Rocking K Bar T Ranch......................Evans, WA............159 ANDERS MW MAPLE WISH.........Art Anders......................................Crawford, NE............106 DIAMOND Q DANISHA..................Steve, Bodie & Chad Quary..............Prague, OK............104 BOULDER BUMPER.......................Ron & Jan Gentry...............................Belen, NM............102 OL MONA LISA................................Jodi Anderson.....................................Decatur, TX............91 JOY SPRINGS DIXIE......................Blossom Ridge Ranch/Haley Calhoun.Athens, TX............75 SHALAKO'S MELO MELODY C P.....Carla Payne..........................................Slidell, TX............55
DIAMOND Q DEL IL A
A Special Thank You to Our 2014 World Show Sponsors! $1,000 - Top Hand: Kathy Kittler • Keith & Tina DuBose $500 - Bronc Buster: West Texas Longhorn Assoc. • Ron & Donna Garison • Triple R Ranch-Kim & Robert Richey • Gary & Teresa Bowdoin • Dora Thompson $250 - Dude: East Texas Longhorn Assoc. • Hacienda PBT, LLC • Nancy C. Dunn • Todd & Kelli McKnight • L.D. & Debbie McIntyre Kevin & Laury Rooker • AgHeritage Farm Credit Services, FLCA • Oklahoma Texas Longhorn Assoc. • Steve & Bodie Quary $100 - Tumbleweed: Dr. Gene & Lana Hightower • Winters Enterprises • Lonoke Co. Co-Op, Inc. • Nebraska Texas Longhorn Assoc. • JBR Longhorns $150 - Wrangler: Dusty Leonard - 7D Longhorns • Cactus Rose Longhorns
We would also like to thank the World Show Steering and Event Committee, Trigg and Traci Moore, heifer donors, miniature exhibitors and all participants for a great event!
Texas Longhorn Trails
The new trophy, “Longhorn Roundup,” is a tabletop concept sculpture for the Chisholm Trail Commemorative Park on Brushy Creek in Round Rock, Texas.
By: Henry King “Longhorn Roundup” is the newest trophy in the storied competition for the bragging rights that go with winning the trophy steer competition at the TLBAA World Championship Show. Created by Austin-area sculptor Jim Thomas, the magnificent bronze was awarded for the first time at the 2014 show, which is also a part of the Texas Longhorn Expo. This year’s Grand Champion Trophy Steer was TCR Cash, owned by Ron & Donna Garison of Doyline, Louisiana. The Garisons have entered the trophy steer competition several times in the past, and were particularly pleased that their first Grand Champion was also the first to earn custody of “Longhorn Roundup.” The trophy steer competition is one of the most spectacular and crowd-pleasing events in any official TLBAA show, when the arena is filled with mature Texas Longhorn steers, each sporting a magnificent set of horns. The competition is fierce and the bragging rights that accompany the winner of the World Show include the trophy, which the winner is allowed to keep until the next year’s event. Permanent possession of the traveling trophy can be earned by an owner who wins it three consecutive years with a different steer each year. “Rustler’s Moon,” the previous travel-
NEW BRONZE FOR TLBAA WORLD SHOW TROPHY STEER COMPETITION
ing trophy, is now owned by El Coyote Ranch, Kingsville, Texas. El Coyote retired the trophy by winning with 2011 World Champion Diablo ECR, 2012 World Champion Novillo Para Siempre, and 2013 World Champion Dixie Finale. The first bronze in this trophy steer competition was a tabletop version of T.D. Kelsey’s “Texas Gold,” the magnificent oversize sculpture that dominates the TLBAA property in Fort Worth’s Historic Stockyards District. That bronze was retired by the Haythorn Ranch in Nebraska. The new trophy, “Longhorn Roundup,” is a tabletop concept sculpture for the Chisholm Trail Commemorative Park on Brushy Creek in Round Rock, Texas. Texas sculptor Jim Thomas was commissioned by the city of Round Rock, Texas, to create the 22 bronze figures – horses, cowboys, camp cooks and Texas Longhorn cattle – that commemorate the trail herds that passed through the current city of Round Rock. These cattle drives crossed Brushy Creek at the landmark “round rock” in the middle of the creek; this crossing is the location of the Chisholm Trail Commemorative Park. Other full-size bronze Longhorn sculptures include the “Bell Steer,” “Goin' to Water,” a walking Longhorn, and “Travis,” a reclining Longhorn. To date, five components have been installed in the park.
Sculptures of “The Pioneer Woman” and “The Pioneer Boy” complement the park, commemorating the Cluck family of nearby Leander, Texas. Hattie Cluck was the first woman known to walk the Chisholm Trail. “El Jefe y el Segundo,” an interactive sculpture of the trail drive foreman and his horseback second in command, are scheduled for completion in early 2015. Cattle brands registered to several local families are included on some of the sculptures to commemorate their heritage in the area. Limited edition tabletop versions of all of the figures are available from the Jonestown artist or the City of Round Rock Parks Department to help finance the park project. Jim Thomas is a nationally recognized sculptor with memberships in several professional organizations, including Texas Society of Sculptors and the Guild of Austin Architectural Artisans. He is a three-time “Gold Medalist” in the Texas Cowboy Artist Association, and while he says he is not a cowboy, he has raised Quarter Horses and Texas Longhorn cattle for nearly 50 years. He began his art career at the same time he was running his advertising agency in Amarillo and living on a small ranch northwest of that city. His website is www.jimthomasbronzestudio.com. --continued to pg. 54 Texas Longhorn Trails
Butler Breeder’s Invitational Sale Extend A Special Thanks to our... VOLUME BUYER: Connie & Malcolm Goodman
CONSIGNORS: Lonnie Shan & Ray Cruthis Steven Zunker & Louis Christa Lloyd (Speedy) & Doris La Fond Buck & Sharon Adams Jason Christa Malcolm & Connie Goodman Stanley & Sandi Tidwell Goodman/Beadle Partnership Kent & Sandy Harrell Eugene C. Helmstetter Annie Morgan Russell & Felicia Hooks Nancy Ince & Tony Mangold Hal & Betty Meyer Kety/McLeod/Doyle Partnership Kety/Sellers Partnership Julie Pack Kaso, Lisa & Jake Kety Terry R. Moore Michael & Jackie McLeod Elmer & Susan Rosenberger Brennan & Michele Potts Dora Thompson Gary Donovan McKenna Donovan David Stanley Darlene Aldridge, DVM & John Parmley Matthew J. Durkin Robert & Kim Richey Matt & Dale Westmoreland
High Selling Lot: Belle SWC 4/9 consigned by Harell Ranch, Tulsa, OK and purchased by John Thate, Fairmont, MN. Volume Buyer: Connie & Malcolm Goodman, Dalgood Longhorns, Houston, TX
BUYERS: Tim Haas, Mule Creek, NM • Larry Ross, Mansfield, LA Wes O’Neil, Beeville,TX • Barry Chinn, Del Valle, TX • Jay Faske, Somerville, TX Stanley Ulman, Montgomery, TX • W.S. Morris, Martin, SC Douglas & Cynthia Dear, Buda, TX • Dwayne Farrar, Richmond, TX Allen Weihrich, Fredericksburg, TX • Paul & Judi Sellers, Punta Gorda, FL Kip Dove, Three Rivers, TX • Larson/Taylor Partnership Beaumont, TX Shannon D. Larson, Beaumont, TX • Rick and Tracey Friedrich, Houston, TX John & Jane Thate, Fairmont, MN • Jeremy Johnson, San Antonio, TX Dale & Matt Westmoreland, Franklinton, LA • Robert & Kim Richey, San Angelo, TX Matthew Durkin, Jamestown, KY • Star Creek Ranch, Somerville, TX David Stanley, China Spring, TX • Gary Donovan, Mount Hood, OR Sand Hills Ranch, Mansfield, LA • Brennan & Michele Potts, Emory, TX Rio Vista Ranch, Austin, TX • McLeod Ranch, Edna, TX Kasar & Lisa Kety, Folsom, LA • Julie & Jan Pack, Dublin, TX Kety-Sellers Partnership, Folsom, LA • Kety-McLeod-Doyle Partnership, Folsom, LA Russell & Felicia Hooks, Jonesboro, TX • Gene Helmstetter, Lacombe, LA Stanley Tidwell, Midlothian, TX • Malcolm & Connie Goodman, Houston, TX Jason Christa, Luling, TX • Delane Mayfield, Cibolo,TX • Keith Hagler, Taylor, TX Hal Meyer, Wimberley, TX • Michael Powell, Edna, TX Darrell & Cheree Taylor, Rosanky, TX • Cynthia Powell, Katy, TX Scott Young, Emory, TX • Allen & Suzanne Perry, Evant, TX Ray Beadle, Los Gatos, CA • Bill & Molly Crozier, Woodville, TX Larry Ginn, Royse City, TX • Daniel Harabis, Shiner, TX Ben Termin, Weatherford, TX • Jim Taylor, Beaumont, TX Celia McGregor, Gatesville, TX • McKenna Donovan, Mount Hood, OR
Division C Directors To Be Elected
Coming up for nominations soon will be all Division C directors, consisting of two (2) At-Large positions and Regions 13-18. Watch for your nomination form being mailed 90 days prior to our Annual Membership Meeting which will be held in Fort Worth, Texas in January 2015. Please remember that members must be active and in good standing with the TLBAA to be placed on the ballot after receiving five nominations. According to the TLBAA By-Laws, Section 2—D: At least ninety (90) days prior to the Annual Membership Meeting, the TLBAA Office shall mail to the Active and Lifetime Members a request for nomination of individual or individuals for Director in the member’s representational region. Such member nominations shall be received in the Association office no later than sixty (60) days prior to the Annual Meeting. In order that any member nominee be eligible to be placed on the election ballot, he must receive write-in nominations from five (5) members who are Active or Lifetime Members. Should there be no members nominated by the membership for a particular Region, or should a nominee decline to have his name placed on the ballot, the Board of Directors will appoint an Active or Lifetime Member in good standing domiciled within the division to fill the vacant position at the same meeting as the election
of TLBAA officers. No less than forty-five (45) days prior to the annual meeting of the membership, the TLBAA office or designated CPA firm shall mail official printed ballots to each qualified Active and Lifetime Member in good standing of that region or division. This ballot shall contain the names of the candidates, if any, who were properly nominated by members. All written ballots must be returned to the CPA with a postmark not less than twenty-one (21) days prior to the Annual Meeting in order to be validated and counted. All ballots received will be validated and counted by an independent CPA firm or other organization experienced in voting tabulation as designated by the Executive Committee. The nominees receiving the most valid votes shall be elected. All newly elected Directors shall be installed at the Annual Membership Meeting. A tie vote will be broken by the Chairman of the Board drawing one of the names by lot. If a nominee wants a recount of the ballots in their election race, they will have to submit a formal request for a recount to the Board of Directors but not more than sixty (60) days after election results have been announced at the annual meeting. The contester or their representative would then physically go to the CPA firm and watch this recount at his/her costs.
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Division C Regions 13 - 18
Division A Regions 1-6 Division B Regions 7 - 12
Active and Lifetime members in good standing, domiciled within a representational division or region may nominate an Active or Lifetime member in good standing, also domiciled therein for election to the Board of Directors. Only those Active or Lifetime Members in good standing, domiciled within the division or region, may vote for the nominees from that division or region. Elections are held annually by division, on rotating basis as selected by the Board of Directors.
NOTE To be eligible to vote, a person must be a current Active or Lifetime Member.
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One of his agency’s clients was the YO Ranch, where he often served as a hunting and fishing guide for personalities he recruited for their PR impact – these included such diverse individuals as the Shah of Iran and U.S. astronauts. “We invited public personalities – movie people, ranch and rodeo people, entertainment people – we invited them to the ranch so we could brag about those guys coming to the ranch and hunting.” The astronauts, in particular, played a pivotal part in the process Thomas utilizes in the production of bronze castings. “The bronze-making process is about 3,000 years old,” said Thomas. “The ancient people would make their molds out of clay that they literally dug out of creek banks. Later they developed a high-temperature plaster that they used for 400 to 500 years. When we started, we were looking for something better, and the astronauts told me about the ceramic NASA had developed for the space shuttle ablative heat tiles. They got me that formula, so early on, in the late 60’s, we were able to start making our own ceramic, which was a much better material to use. NASA invented it and the dental supply people
finally got on board and started manufacturing this ceramic.” Bronze has evolved over the centuries as the preferred sculpture medium, partially because it is beautiful but also because it is durable. But bronze is not the only medium Thomas works in. From his Jonestown, Texas home base overlooking Lake Travis, Thomas has a small foundry and fabrication shop staffed with skilled artisans supervised by his son, Shelby. “We work in numerous mediums,” he said. “We work in stones and a lot of exotic woods – even some composites, like fiberglass. In the last 15 years, we have gotten to where we do a lot of architectural art for high-end houses, expansive commercial sites and commemorative art – like Round Rock and like the five cancer plazas. We participated in the design and production of five of the thirty Cancer Survivor Plazas commissioned by H&R Bloch. These are located near major medical centers and medical research universities throughout the United States.” The Thomas Studio and Foundry also casts bronze sculptures for other artists and participates in designing, sculpting,
casting and fabricating fine public and private art. This includes liturgical art such as the “Welcoming Christ” sculpture commissioned by Saint Mary Our Lady of the Lake Church at Lago Vista, Texas. The church wanted a 1.5 scale bronze that would be big enough to be seen from the approach road. Larger casting and sculpture projects include the five-story "Tree of Life" sculpted brick Cancer Survivor Commemorative Park in Cleveland, Ohio and six full scale cast bronze Longhorn sculptures in Houston, Ft. Worth, El Paso, San Antonio, Abilene and Round Rock. “We got fascinated with sculpture early on,” he said. “It captured my imagination, it is a work of love in a true sense, and it seems to be appreciated by my audience. It’s very gratifying to me to be able to do something that other people think highly of and put in their homes, and pass on down to their kids.” Given the nature and history of the Longhorn trophy steer competition, it will be a few years before this new bronze finds a permanent home, but it will be highly prized while in the possession of each of its temporary custodians. Texas Longhorn Trails
TLBAA Breed Advisory Committeeâ€™s
OCTOBER Herd Management Guide
1. Wean spring born calves that are approximately 7-8 months of age. If you are involved in a performance program, the calves should be weighed at weaning and their weights adjusted to a 205-day equivalent and weaning ratios calculated. 2. Vaccinate newly weaned calves with 7-way Clostridial bacterin (blackleg and malignant edema) as well as IBR-PI3-BVD and deworm to control internal parasites. Cull bull calves should be castrated prior to weaning. 3. Replacement heifers should definitely be vaccinated for blackleg, malignant edema, leptospirosis, IBR and brucellosis, if not already vaccinated. 4. As fall approaches and grass matures, realize that the protein value of your pastures will decrease below levels necessary to satisfy nutritional requirements of gestating females. The feeding of 2 pounds of a 40% crude protein supplement or 4 lbs. of a 20% crude protein supplement will provide additional protein and energy intake above that received from the forage. Heifers will require even more supplemental feed, since they should be gaining approximately one pound per day. 5. Review cow body condition at weaning. Develop a winter feeding program that will insure that cows will maintain an adequate body condition prior to calving. 6. Continue fly and tick control programs. Anaplasmosis problems can continue until frost, so observe cow herd closely for animals losing body condition and appearing anemic. Commercial supplements containing 150 grams of chlortetracycline per 50 lbs. of salt are available. Continuous feeding of the tetracycline medication during the fly season should provide adequate protection against the disease.
dormant range grass according to age and condition of the bulls: (a) feed mature bulls 3-4 pounds of a 40% crude protein range cube daily, (b) feed young bulls 8-10 pounds of a high energy, 20% crude protein cattle cube daily; and (c) supplement additional feed as necessary to keep bulls in good body condition as breeding season approaches.
2. Conduct breeding soundness exams and fertility checks on all bulls prior to the breeding season. 3. The nutrient requirements for energy, protein, minerals and vitamins of lactating females increase substantially. During the first 3-4 months of lactation, a 1000 lb. cow with average milking ability (producing
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1. Beginning in October, provide supplemental feed for bulls grazing dry, October 2014
A Moment in TLBAA History A look back at significant moments throughout the years since the foundation of the TLBAA. Reprinted from August 2007 Trails Magazine
Stars of the Past Will Shine
When fans of the Butler family of Texas Longhorn cattle gather at the end of August in Lockhart, Texas, for the 10th annual sale, they will be rewarded with a very special retrospective of the first nine offerings. The current owners of the surviving high-selling cows from previous years will be invited to bring these famous sale-toppers for display in the Row of Champions. “We are hoping to have nearly all of them return,” said Kaso Kety, one of the sales cohosts. These high-selling individuals include, from the 1998 inaugural sale, Delta Rockette; VJ Hannah, which topped the second sale, has died; sale number 3 will be represented by Dark Star B R3; sale number 4 by Little Ace Tupelo Honey; sale number 5 by Little Ace Missy Mc; sale number 6 by Guinnevere B R3; sale number 7 by SCC Pumpkin Pie; sale number 8 by B R3 Evening Star; and sale number 9 by George W’s Pauline RG 51. The Invitational was a brainstorm of Kaso Kety and Michael McLeod, who thought a sale restricted to straight Butler cattle would be a good way to preserve that popular bloodline. In their view, all the other six families of Texas Longhorns were
The sale is invitational in that the group wants people who will participate…a sale has to have buyers. But the buyer can purchase even a donated lot, or a quilt, or semen. The primary animal in a lot has to be straight Butler, although a cow might be bred to a blend bull or have a blend calf at side. When it comes to taking care of people who attend the sale, the Butler group sets the bar very high. They respect the buying public and the time and effort it takes to get to the auction site. “We try to treat people like kings and queens for the weekend,” says Kety. “If you are a serious Butler breeder, this is where you go to shop. It’s your chance to get other Butler genetics that have never been for sale before, or daughters of very special cows.” “When the sale started, the pressure was really on me to consign something really strong. Delta Rockette was a phenomenal young cow, and I still had her mother. But selling her was a defining moment in getting the Butler sale off with a real bang, and a defining moment for my program as well. I’ve consigned about five head to each of the previous sales, and most of these cows
at 10th Annual Butler Breeders Invitational By: Henry King lost or very few left in a pure form, and they didn’t want that to happen to the Butler family. They contacted other Butler breeders and called a meeting where the idea was discussed. Nine people responded, and it has taken off from there. The group numbers about 200 now, with approximately 75 who consistently consign, attend meetings and volunteer. There have been nine consistently good Butler Breeders Invitational Sales, according to Kety, “…and even our least successful sale was incredibly good. It is unique to have that many outstanding sales in the Longhorn business in a row.” “We were being told 20 years ago,” he continued, “that the Butler cattle were too inbred and you could only outcross them and blend them, but here we are, 20 years later, and tremendous young cattle are continuing to be produced. It is a tremendous feeling to realize the bloodline can sustain itself.”
Auction #1 Sept. 5, 1998 DELTA ROCKETTE
Auction #2 Sept. 4, 1999 VJ HANNAH
Auction #3 Sept. 2, 2000 DARK STAR B R3
Dode’s Classic FM 446 x Delta Halo Seller: Kaso Kety Buyer: Steve Shelton, Pasco, WA Price: $22,000 Current owner: Connie & Malcolm Goodman, Houston, TX
No Double x VJ Mammu Seller: Vernon & Janice Webb Buyer: Robert King, Canyon Lake, TX Price: $15,000 DECEASED
R3 Dylan x Cinnamon Graves RG 948 Seller: Kim & Robert Richey Buyer: Bob Loomis, Marietta, OK Price: $24,000 Current owner: Jim Steffler, LaPeer, MI
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Auction #4 Auction #5 Auction #6 Sept. 1, 2001 Aug. 31, 2002 Aug. 30, 2003 LITTLE ACE TUPELO LITTLE ACE MISSY GUINNEVERE B R3
Ace’s Sam x FM Graves 102 Little Ace Big Jake x Miss Seller: Kaso Kety Ace Monarch FM 74 Buyer: Connie & Malcolm Seller: Kaso Kety & Michael Goodman, Houston, TX McLeod Price: $22,000 Buyer: Cindy & Brent Bolen, Queen Creek, AZ Price: $18,000
Auction #7 Sept. 4, 2004 SCC PUMPKIN PIE
Auction #8 Sept. 3, 2005 EVENING STAR B R3
Leonidas x FA Trinity Double Seller: David Stanley Buyer: Cindy & Brent Bolen, Queen Creek, AZ Price: $22,000
Ace’s Medicine Man x Dark Star B R3 Seller: Kim & Robert Richey Buyer: Cindy & Brent Bolen, Queen Creek, AZ Price: $30,000
R3 Dylan x Miss Carmon Dode FM 617 Seller: Kim & Robert Richey Buyer: Mike Bowman, Benton, KS Price: $28,000 Current owner: Bob Loomis, Marietta, OK
Auction #9 Sept. 2, 2006 GEORGE W’S PAULINE RG51 George W RG92 x Miss Pauline RG935 Seller: Ramie Griffin, Jr. Buyer: Kent & Sandy Harrell, Tulsa, OK Price: $23,000
First Rocky Mountain Longhorn Futurity Submitted by: Rocky Mountain Longhorn Futurity
Photo Credits: Carla Matott and Randy Witte
Entries from 10 states competed for cash and trophy ri- from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Oklahoma, Texas, Misfles at the Rocky Mountain Winchester Futurity, held Au- souri, Oregon and Michigan. gust 8th in conjunction with the 16th Annual Rocky Major Futurity sponsors were John and Debra Helm, Mountain Select Texas Longhorn Sale near Colorado Helm Cattle Company, Red Oak, Texas; Frank and Michelle Springs. The Futurity attracted 69 entries comprising eight Hevrdejs, Deer Creek Longhorns, Brenham, Texas; classes of 2011-2013 females and one class of 2013 bull Hubbell’s 20 Gauge Partnership, Mark Hubbell and Andy calves. “We were pleased with the judges, the cattle and the Mast; the Hudson-Valentine Sale; International Texas Longfeedback we got from the participants, and it’s definitely horn Association (ITLA); “The Cow Gals”, Kathy Kittler and something to build on,” says Tom Matott of Castle Rock, Nancy Dunn; Tom Matott, M 2 Land & Cattle Co., Castle Colorado. “This was a first for a lot of us, but it went very Rock, Colorado; Mountain States Texas Longhorn Associwell and we’re excited about next year and what this event ation (MSTLA); Searle Ranch, Monument, Colorado; Texas is going to do for the business in this part of the country.” Longhorn Breeders Association of America (TLBAA); Randy Matott added that the 2015 Rocky Mounand Marsha Witte, Red Ink Ranch, Peytain Winchester Futurity is set for August ton, Colorado and the 2015 Winchester 7 at the same venue. Futurity of the North. Judging the event was the five-man Custom-engraved Henry “Golden panel of Dan Jones, Washington, Indiana, Boy” rifles in .22 Magnum caliber were Rick Friedrich of Houston, Texas, Craig awarded to each of the nine champiPerez of Comanche, Oklahoma, Tony ons, with 75 percent of all entry fees in Mangold of New Braunfels, Texas and the jackpot paid to the top several Kerry Mounce of Bennington, Okla- Each presentation rifle had the engraved name places in each class. of the donating sponsor. homa. Entrants represented programs
Auctioneer, Jim Civis, presided over the “cow patty bingo,” which helped cover futurity expenses. To his left, is futurity organizer, Tom Matott, and right is announcer Charlie Searle.
Doug Hunt of St. George, UT, with rifle winner, Mark Hubbell of Hastings, MI, futurity judge Craig Perez of Comanche, OK, and rifle winner, Marsha Witte of Peyton, CO.
Topping two of the classes were Brett and Darcy DeLapp of Sheridan, WY and Andy Mast of Grand Rapids, MI.
Champion of each class; List goes in place order.
HEIFERS CLASS 1: JUNE 2013 – AUGUST 2013 DOB 7/14/13
NAME PCC Rockabye
CR Aim High
Hunt’s Miss Rodeo Tickled Pink
SIRE/DAM PCC Rim Rock x Allen’s 310 Archer Texa x LC Martha White Hunts Command Respect x Hunt’s Rodeo Tickled Pink
EXHIBITOR Pace Cattle Co. Alexandra Dees CR Cattle Co. Doug Hunt St. George, Utah
DC Rio Autumn
HEIFERS CLASS 3: JANUARY 2013 – MARCH 2013 DOB 3/30/13
NAME PCC Painted Rock
WSR Heart Butte
Miss Texas Bling
HEIFERS CLASS 2: APRIL 2013 – MAY 2013 DOB 4/6/13 5/5/13
NAME SIRE/DAM EXHIBITOR Top Secret Sensation Top Caliber x Sworn Cliffhanger Genetics to Silence Gee Goosey Gee Whiz x Mile Red Ink Ranch x Mile High Goosey
CWR Rio Whiskey x Rocky Mountain Autumn Rush Longhorns
SIRE/DAM EXHIBITOR PCC Rim Rock x Pace Cattle Co. BL Guinnevere’s Tess RJL Diamond Jim x Bill Smith Tow Medicine Woodson School Ranch J.R. Bonanza x Miss Larry Lonero Texas Widespread Bar L Cattle Co.
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HEIFERS CLASS 4: SEPTEMBER 2012 – DECEMBER 2012
HEIFERS CLASS 7: JANUARY 2012 – MARCH 2012
NAME PCC Rhinestone
EXHIBITOR Pace Cattle Co.
PCC Strawberry Swirl PCC Rim Rockette
Pace Cattle Co.
SIRE/DAM Stonewall Texa x BL Raggedy Ann Stonewall Texa x BW Painted Wind PCC Rim Rock x Horseshoe J Fascinate
Pace Cattle Co. 3/20/12
HEIFERS CLASS 5: JUNE 2012 – AUGUST 2012 DOB 6/9/12
NAME J.R. Mermaid
Hubbell’s Rio Victoria 3 M2 Rio Delilah
SIRE/DAM J.R. Grant x J.R. Milkmaid JP Rio Grande x Hubbell’s El Victoria Samson 36 x BL Rio Dandy
NAME Ram’s Red Rose
Hubbell’s Rio Van Horne Choose Right
EXHIBITOR Red Ink Ranch John and Darlene Nelson Cloverbloom Ranch Red Ink Ranch
EXHIBITOR Jones Ranch
FEMALES CLASS 8: SEPTEMBER 2011 – DECEMBER 2011
DOB NAME 12/16/11 Cindra CB
Rocky Mountain Longhorns
HEIFERS CLASS 6: APRIL 2012 – MAY 2012 DOB 5/4/12
NAME SIRE/DAM Jake’s Sweet Hussy Bar H Jake x Sweet Hussy Awesome Aspen Awesome Black Cracker x Awesome Nora Pretty Savvy Bar H Jake x Mile High Lady
SIRE/DAM EXHIBITOR Ramillette’s Edge x Mast Longhorns RRR Miss Rosie J JP Rio Grande x Hubbell Longhorns Texana Van Horne Lever Action 3-8 x Searle Ranch AxL’s Optimum Choice
12/18/11 M Arrow Miss Kelly Sue
SIRE/DAM EXHIBITOR Cimarron EOT x Rocky Mountain Almendra Gal Longhorns Hubbell’s Captain Searle Ranch Hook x SR Spicy Treat ZD Kelly x M Arrow Commander’s Miss Sue Place Longhorns
BULLS CLASS 9: JANUARY 2013 – JUNE 2013 DOB 5/26/13
NAME Hubbell’s Rio Dynamite
7-11 Zig ‘n Zag
RJF Outlaw Casanova
SIRE/DAM Hubbell’s Rio 007 x Hubbell’s Rio Beauty 3 ST Smokeabull x 7-11 Hidin Out CV Cowboy Casanova x RJF
EXHIBITOR Hubbell Longhorns
Linda Farnsworth 7-11 Ranch Dale Smith
Sheza Sittin Pretty
While Tom Matott Cavender’s ; Glenrock Distributing; G.J Gardner Homes; chaired the event and Granite World; Hired Hand Website Software; K2 Conworked tirelessly to get it struction Management; Kirella Homes and Stone ConTerry King, ring steward, of Westville, FL, organized, he stated that cepts Inc. In discussing plans for next year, Tom Matott stated with Clyde Peek, rifle sponsor and president “it took a tremendous of the Mountain States Texas Longhorn As- team effort to put this to- that “the challenge will be to make sure we are prepared for sociation, Clyde Peek of Franktown, CO. gether, run the event a 50 percent increase in entries—based on how enthusiassmoothly and on schedule, and to quietly move the cattle tically the first futurity went over and the people who are in and out of the judging ring.” Responsible for logging in already making their plans to return.” Information on next entries and tabulating the winners’ cash payback and tro- year’s event is available at www.rockymountainwinchesphy rifle awards were Tammy King and J.R. Matott. Terry terfuturity.com. King traveled from Westville, Florida to serve as ring steward. Cattle handling volunteers included T.J. Farnsworth with his kids, John and Kase, and Chip Farnsworth with his kids Tyler, Baylee and Mckenzie. Select Sale yard foreman Travis Casey claimed that “the Farnsworth outfit pitched in and did the lion’s share of moving and re-penning the stock. They were great!” Support for the first Texas Longhorn futurity in the Western US came from a diverse assortment of Celebrating Pace Cattle Co. “Triple Crown” were Scott Pace took the top three places in producers and commercial entities. In addition to Will Gaskill, Tytan Pace, Scott Pace and another Class 4, with Rhinestone Rita gamering the rifle as champion. rifle winner, Marsha Witte. the 12 major sponsors listed above, other contributors included: Blind Corners & Curves; Judges lined up: Tom Matott, Tony Mangold, Kerry Mounce, Dan Jones, Craig Perez, Rick Friedrich and futurity registrar, J.R. Matott. October 2014
Rocky Mountain Select Sa l DeLapp Cow Tops Sale Submitted by Stan Searle Enjoying a strong recovery from years of drought conditions that put a damper on Texas Longhorn sales generally, the Rocky Mountain Select recently recorded an average of more than double last year’s results. Longhorn owners from 15 states were on hand for the two-day event which included, for the first time, the Rocky Mountain Winchester Futurity. “The combination of good High selling lot, Kissy Lips by Top Caliber, sold by Brett cattle, adequate rainfall and significantly improved attendance and Darcy DeLapp of Sheridan, WY to Trey Whichard produced a solid market,” according to sale manager Gary Lake. of Sugar Land, TX. “Cattle sold at realistic prices that encouraged new buyers, while providing sellers with margins that will bring them back next year.” Overall sale average, including two bulls, two steers and a special semen lot, was $2,052. Yearling heifers averaged $1,575. The high selling 2013 heifer, WSR Amiga, tracing to Doug Hunt and Bob Loomis breeding and raised by Woodson School Ranch, sold for $2,900 to Pace Cattle Co. of Saratoga Springs, Utah. Two year-old heifers averaged $2,333 with a Pace consignment, PCC Rhinestone, a granddaughter of JP Rio Grande and Farlap Chex bringing $4,000. Tom Matott of Castle Rock, CO, was the buyer. Cows and pairs averaged $2,371 with the high Consignors and buyers of sale champions (l. to r.) Stan Searle, Bill Smith, Gary selling lot, Kissy Lips by Top Caliber out of a Lake, Scott Pace, Randy & Marsha Witte. Not pictured, Tom Matott. daughter of The Shadow, drawing a bid of $5,700. She was consigned by Cliffhanger Genetics of Sheridan, WY, and went to Trey Whichard of Sugar Land, TX. The Rocky Mountain Select, now in its 16th year, has always judged the sale cattle as an added incentive for consigning quality animals. This year the placements were determined by judge Alexandra Dees of CR Ranches of Harper, Oregon. To top the Jr. Heifer class she selected Patriot’s Friend, a granddaughter of Top Caliber and Unlimited consigned by Randy and Marsha Witte of Peyton, CO, who collected a $500 premium in addition to the sale price of $1,800 paid by Searle Ranch. Placing second was Hunts Gunmans Pizzazz, by Clear Win out of a Hunts Demands Respect daughter. Consignor was Doug Hunt of St. George, UT, Champion Sr. Cow, K.C. Joylynn by J.R. with the Wittes purchasing the yearling for Tribune, was consigned by Kent Bladen of $2,600. Taking third place money was Miss West Jordan, UT and purchased by Brett and Darcy DeLapp.
Champion Jr. Heifer, Patriot's Friend, was consigned by Randy and Marsha Witte and purchased by Searle Ranch of Monument, CO.
Doug Hunt of Saint George, UT with sale manager Gary Lake of Ellicott, CO.
Nik Nikodym of Newcastle, OK (l.) with Rick Friedrich of Houston, TX. Texas Longhorn Trails
a le is Popular Destination Twister, a granddaughter of Winchester and PCC Utah Chex, consigned by Doug Barnes of Centennial, CO. First place among Sr. Heifers went to Pace Cattle Company’s PCC Rhinestone, earning prize money of $500. Second place money added to Pace’s proceeds for PCC Strawberry Swirl, another Stonewall Texa daughter, that sold for $3,700 to Alexandra Dees. Third place was awarded to Tom Matott for Tawnee Mara, by Drag Iron out of a Win Win daughter. She sold to Charles Fike of Matheson, CO, for $3,100. Collecting $1,000 for having the 1st place Jr. Cow were Bill and Michelle Smith of Marshall, MO, for KC Banner by LC Bladen out of a J.R. Grand Slam daughter. She sold for $2,400 to Searle Ranch. Champion Sr. Cow was K.C. Joylynn, a Ron Jones bred cow consigned by Kent Bladen. Her $1,000 in prize money added to the $4,100 paid by Cliffhanger Genetics of Sheridan, Wyoming. In all, $5,000 was paid out on nine consignments. At least a dozen sale consignments had already divided thousands of dollars plus some presentation Henry rifles in the Futurity on the day before the sale. Stan Searle observed that “We have been putting on Texas Longhorn sales in Colorado for 33 years–including some that set records–and I don’t recall ever seeing a group of sellers and buyers who enjoyed an event any more than those joining us this year. He credits “our Sponsors and those who take ‘ownership’ in this important national Longhorn event, year after year–especially those who are willing to put some of their best cattle on the block.” He expresses optimism about “the quality of cattle and the attendance that we will see here next year.” Sponsors of the sale were Brett and Darcy DeLapp of Sheridan, Wyoming; T.J., Tammy and Linda Farnsworth of Mountain Home, Utah; Mark and Stacey Hubbell of Hastings, Michigan; Doug and Dianne Hunt of St. George, UT; Tom Matott of Castle Rock, CO; John and Darlene Nelson of Wellington, CO; Scott Pace of Saratoga Springs, UT, and Randy and Marsha Witte of Peyton, CO. Information on next year’s “Rendezvous in the Rockies,” to include the Select Sale and Rocky Mountain Winchester Futurity, can be viewed online at SearleRanch.com/rmss/.
Auctioneer Joel Lemley (center) with Jim Civis and commentator Gary Lake
Dale Smith (l.) with Jim Anderson
Andy Mast (l.) of Grand Rapids, MI with Mark Hubbell of Hastings, MI
R.W. Hampden of Cimarron, NM
J.R. Matott (l.) with Carla and Tom Matott of Castle Rock, CO.
Scott Simmons, Kelly Whitton, Craig Perez and Trey Whichard
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Williamson County Fair’s ‘Gentle Giant’ Keeps Crowd Coming Back By Brian Wilson, The Tennessean | Photo by John Paripilo, The Tennessean
Williamson County Fair organizers try to offer a ton of fun to those who come out for the nine day event on the edge of Franklin’s city limits. For Lori and Gregg Beeson, that ton may be a bit more concentrated. The Lewisburg ranchers own Hondo’s Warrior, a Texas Longhorn champion steer who has become a mainstay at the Williamson County Fair. They’ve brought the 2,000-pound steer up to the edge of Franklin for each edition of the fair, now in its 10th year at the Ag Expo Park off Peytonsville Road. “Every year, they come back and ask for him,” Beeson said. Each time, Beeson said some people come back to the fair just to see “the gentle giant” with his 100-inch horns. Minutes after the fair opened on Sunday afternoon, Hondo’s War-
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rior brought a steady crowd to his pen in the cattle barn. Children rushed to the edge of the steer’s fence and leaned in to peek at him sitting on the other side of the pen. When kids started putting their arms inside that barrier, Beeson set up a rope fence a few feet away from the fence. There was no need to test the 13-year-old steer’s patience or risk someone pulling on his horns, she said. A few feet away at the chicken coops, Brentwood resident Stacy Scarbro was showing her three children some of the animals she was familiar with from her childhood. “I grew up on a farm, so it’s great for the kids to come and see all the animals we used to have,” Scarbro said. Her elementary school-aged kids said the animals they enjoyed were the more exotic ones at the fairgrounds like the llamas and alpacas nearby. Their next stop? The edge of the Longhorn’s fence, of course.
TLBAA Member Baby O’Bryan Makes Her Debut Photo Submitted by Scotty O’Bryan Former TLBAA staff member Scotty O’Bryan, and wife Alessa O’Bryan, welcomed their firstborn, Jordi O’Bryan, into the world. Jordi O’Bryan was born Thursday, August 14th. She weighed 7 pounds and 4 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.
Longhorn Drive Helps Celebrate Beloved West Story & Photo by Dave Bergmeier Courtesy of High Plains Journal A re-creation of the late 1800s—a Longhorn steer cattle drive—and actors who helped make the heartland shine in Hollywood were all part of activities in a southwest Kansas community Aug. 2-3. Dodge City is known for its Western history and draws people from across the country for 10 days during Dodge City Days. A new event included a Longhorn cattle drive to allow people to visualize what people who lived in a cowtown might have witnessed in the late 19th century. From 1875 to 1886, more than 5 million cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas. Longhorns, prominently raised in Texas, became the symbols of those drives. Ryan Deutsch, president of the Wild West Heritage Foundation, Dodge City, Kansas, and an employee of the Boot Hill Casino and Resort, smiled as he watched the large crowd gather before the Aug. 2nd Longhorn drive. He also rode a horse to help guide the Longhorns on a path from Boot Hill Museum and along Wyatt Earp Boulevard before heading southward to the Dodge City Roundup Arena grounds, home to one of the heartland’s largest Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association-sanctioned events. Wes Sander, a family partner with the Chain Ranch near Woodward, Oklahoma, brought the Longhorn steers to the drive, which included Western television stars Buck Taylor and Johnny Crawford, and new stars John Lehr and Nancy Hower to participate in the festivities. “In January we talked through a lot of ideas and big dreams,” Deutsch said. “Now today, it is 70 degrees (Fahrenheit) and I have 30 Longhorns in front of me.” --continued on pg. 75
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The Nose Knows! Cattle’s Sense of Smell
attle have keen senses, and rely upon these to alert them to possible danger or to tell them what they need to know about their world. Their vision and hearing are quite good, but it is their sense of smell that is most important in transmitting crucial information about their surroundings and each other. The sense of smell is more reliable to cattle than is sight or sound. They don’t rely on keen eyesight as much as some other animals do (like a horse, for instance) in detecting danger or other important aspects of their lives; they are not as quick to notice things by sight. But if a strange odor drifts by on the breeze, cattle are instantly aware of it, and suddenly alert. Sometimes you’ll see a whole herd with heads up, sniffing the air in a certain direction. A curious cow, when approaching anything strange (or curious about a person
walking through the herd) will not only look at it, but may also try to smell it, to fully determine what or who it is. When a calf is born and gets up to nurse, he learns the smell of his mother. From then on he knows exactly who she is. A blind calf can unerringly pick his own mother from the herd by smell. The cow sniffs her newborn calf and locks that smell into her brain. She can always identify her own calf by smelling it. She knows the sound of her calf’s bawl, and he knows the sound of her voice, but smell is the most reliable clue for definite recognition. Even after they’ve located one another by bawling after being separated, the calf will generally take a quick smell of the cow after running up to her (before he starts nursing), especially if he’s made a mistake in the past in his eagerness and was kicked by an indignant herd member he mistook for his mama. The
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cow also checks by smell to make sure it’s her own child before letting him nurse. Smell is the most important social sense in cattle. They use their noses to recognize one another—mother and child, dominant boss cow or subordinate herd member, male and female. Two cows will often sniff each other upon meeting, before deciding whether to fight or just ignore one another. A subordinate cow will gingerly smell another cow and then back off, recognizing a more dominant individual. A bull uses his sense of smell to check for cows in heat. He may show interest in several cows, but a “smell check” tells him more about each cow’s status—whether she is in heat, coming into heat, in a strong heat, or going out of heat. A bull can often tell when a cow is ready to --continued on pg. 66 Texas Longhorn Trails
--continued from pg. 64 come into heat, even up to two days before she does, and may stay with her and guard her from other bulls until she comes into heat so he can breed her. Unlike humans, who smell only through the nose, cattle have two areas of odor reception, the nose and the Jacobsen’s organ, which is situated in the roof of the mouth. When smelling a cow, the bull sniffs and then raises his head with his mouth open, nostrils close to mere slits, tongue flat and upper lip curled back, inhaling the air in such a way that he can sample it by the sensitive roof of the mouth. His raised lip closes off his nose and the air movement makes an audible snuffling sound. In this way he sorts through all the chemical odors put off by the cow, and can detect even the tiny molecules of certain chemical attractants, call pheromones. Animals are constantly giving body signals that tell other animals whether the individual is nervous, afraid, relaxed, angry, in heat, not in heat, etc. These chemicals are present in most body fluids, including sweat. Specific estrous odors put forth when a cow is in heat are released from the body surface (a cow does not have as many sweat glands as a horse or a human, but she still sweats). The bull will also check a cow’s urine for changes that occur during heat. Sense of smell serves cattle well in many aspects of their lives and helps determine what they choose to eat. They are very fussy eaters and rely upon
their noses to tell them if feed is good or bad. Cattle don’t like wet hay or grain and often refuse food that looks perfectly good to us, rejecting it because it smells different. They can smell “good” feed from quite a distance, seeking out the flakes of alfalfa being fed along with grass hay, for instance, or finding the protein blocks or supplement cubes. Smell enables a cow or calf to find the herd after becoming separated from
--continued from pg. 56 I would definitely like to keep in my program. We’ve got people stepping up with the quality of their consignments, and I feel excited about having another good sale.” “I love this bloodline and I wanted to see it survive, and thanks to this group of people, it really will. It is a total group effort, and I want to emphasize that. The sale would never have been anything without the tremendous people in the
Butler Breeders Group.” “One of the markers of this sale’s success is that the bloodline has been saved indefinitely. When we started, there were less than ten straight Butler herds, and now there are over 100 because a lot of blend people also have their little Butler herd.” “When you see these great cows in the Row of Champions, it lets you know the future is bright. Straight Butler cattle are working in these people’s programs,
A blind calf can unerringly pick his own mother from the herd by smell.
the others or left behind. A straggler can follow the “hot trail” (wherever the other cattle went) and catch up with the group, even a day later. The laggard will go sniffing along, nose to the ground, following the scent on the trail. Horses rely more on eyesight to keep track of one another, and a mare keeps her foal with her wherever she goes. But cows often leave their young calves to nap while they go to graze and come back later to nurse them, unerringly finding the hiding place by using their sense of smell. As calves get older and more independent, grazing off on their own, cows and calves may get widely separated when in large pastures or rangeland. They rely on sound (bawling) and scent to find each other again. They often go back to where they
were last together (the last nursing) as a meeting place. If the calf has wandered off with other herd members or if the herd has been moved to another pasture or location, mama sniffs the fresh trail and follows it until she catches up and finds them again. Sense of smell is also important to think about if you are trying to bring a newborn calf in from the pasture and have the mother follow. If a calf is born outside in cold weather, and you are trying to get him and mama to the barn, you may have trouble if you put him in the back of your pickup and expect mama to follow. Even if she can see him, she may become confused if she cannot smell him, and may run back to the place she gave birth rather than following you. It always works best to have the calf near ground level—such as on a sled or in a very low cart—where the cow can follow along and smell him (or smell the ground); then she will keep following as you take the calf to the barn. Even if you are carrying him, the cow may not follow unless she can smell the calf; you may have to set him down periodically for her to sniff him, or she may follow right at your heels, smelling the ground as she comes. Odor tends to drop to the ground, and she may be able to get the fresh scent of her calf in your wake as you carry him. When working with cows and their new calves, it always helps to remember that sight is not nearly as important as smell.
and I believe that is what has sold everyone on the Butler bloodline.” “You take a cow like Dark Star – she sells in the Butler sale for $24,000, then after she has proven herself, she sells for over $60,000. Sabrina was young and wasn’t a sale topper when she sold at the Butler sale at around $7,500, but recently she sold for $82,000 at the 2007 Legacy Sale. It’s great to see these great young cows advancing themselves in price.”
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10 lbs. of milk daily) requires 11.5 lbs. of energy, 2 lbs. of protein, 0.06 lbs. of calcium, 0.05 lbs. of phosphorus and 36,000 international units of vitamin A per day. Warm season pasture grasses are approaching dormancy and sufficient nutrients must be supplied to the lactating females in the form of protein and/or energy supplements as well as mineral and vitamin mixes to meet their nutrient requirements. If pasture grass is plentiful, but dormant and poor in quality during this time of year, then protein is generally your first concern. A 1000 lb. cow in good body condition with average milking ability should generally be fed at least 1.5 lbs. of crude protein from a protein supplement, depending upon the protein value and availability of the dormant pasture grass. Feeding 3-4 lbs. of a 40% CP supplement, 4-6 lbs. of a 30% CP supplement or 6-8 lbs. of a 20% CP supplement per head per day should be adequate to meet most protein and energy needs. Choice of appropriate supplement (20% CP, 30% CP or 40% CP) should be based upon cheapest source of protein. Price per pound of protein may be determined by dividing the cost per pound of protein supplement by the percentage of crude protein in the supplement. A source of salt as well as a good commercial calcium:phosphorus mineral mix with added Vitamin A should be available on a free choice basis. If your cows are thin in body condition, then feeding supplemental hay plus higher levels of a low crude protein, high energy range cube (20% crude protein) will provide increased intake of vital nutrients. If pasture grass is limited due to overgrazing or poor rainfall during the --continued from pg.55
summer, then energy is your first concern. Feeding a medium (8-10% crude protein) hay free choice plus 2-3 lbs. of a 20% CP supplement daily or approximately 15-20 lbs. of a high quality (15-17% crude protein) hay per head per day will provide an excellent source of energy and protein for the females. If winter pasture is available, then the females should not need additional energy or protein supplementation. Young, lactating females have 20-25% greater supplemental needs than mature cows.
colostrum ceases after 24 hours after birth; therefore, a newborn calf should receive at least 2 quarts (5-6% of birth weight) in first milk within the first 6 hours to insure adequate antibody protection. Commercial sources of colostrum may be purchased or the first milk from other cows may be frozen for later use. Many females, especially first-calf heifers, do not produce sufficient colostrum, and there is no way of knowing how much the calf has nursed. Baby calf scours are typically the result of inadequate consumption of colostrum during the early hours of a calf’s life. Clean calving areas and proper attention to the newborn may reduce exposure to disease organisms and reduce incidence of scouring problems.
6. Dip navels of newborn calves in a 7% tincture of iodine solution when you happen to be there shortly after birth as Photo courtesy of Clint & Yvelle Pfleider, Dacoma, OK a preventive measure of navel ill problems. Watch body condition closely and 7. At 12-14 months of age, increase supplemental feed vaccinate replacement heifers with accordingly. intramuscular IBR/BVD (modified live 4. Even though Texas Longhorns virus), a 7-way Clostridial booster, 5are known for calving ease, difficult way Leptospirosis, and vibrosis at least births may arise. Check first-calf 60 days before breeding. Consult a heifers (due to calve) and pregnant local veterinarian on vaccine types and cows daily for possibility of calving other vaccinations recommended in the difficulties. Once fetal membranes area. Deworming is recommended prior (water sac) have been expelled and to spring grass. ruptured, assistance should be provided 8. Evaluate the growth of your if calf delivery has not occurred within yearling heifers as well as first-calf 30-60 minutes. females. The goal should be to have 5. Colostrum, first milk, your yearling heifers weight 65% of consumption during the early hours of a their mature weight by first breeding calf’s life is essential for passive (14-15 months of age) and have a absorption of important antibodies weight of 85% of their mature weight, needed for protection from disease. including the weight of the fetus, prior Absorption of antibodies found in to calving at 23-25 months of age.o
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As the summer of 2014 comes to an end, 42 campers will reflect on their fond memories of Sunrise Showmanship Betty Baker with Ms. Sunrise, Jimmie Gee and Camp in Liberty Hill, Texas. Even though the majority of campers come to learn how Mr. Sunrise, Hunter Winkle. to halter break a calf and perfect their showing abilities, the skills learned reach far beyond any written agenda. They learn the value of team work, problem solving, responsibility, respect for self and others, appropriate manners, self-confidence, leadership, public speaking skills, and positive thinking. Outside motivational speakers are brought in throughout the week to reinforce the theme of the camp."lngredients for Life" was the theme focus for the week. The camp is under the leadership of Cindy & Bob Schnuriger and the founders John T. and Betty Baker. Camp counselors are an integral part of the camp, and this year’s senior counselors were Wyatt Harris and Katy Boyd. Junior counselors were Jace Bolen and Karsen Morgan. Honors went to Ms. Sunrise, Jimmie Gee (SpringJunior counselor, Jack Bolen and campers. town, TX) and Mr. Sunrise, Hunter Winkle (League City, TX). The top Red Rope honors went to Ellie Bolen (Lufkin, TX) and Dalton Deckert (Angleton, TX.) Sunrise Showmanship Camp will give campers accomplished life skills that will help them as they mature and face the difficulties of life, and of course, help them “shine" in the show ring. To secure a spot for next year’s camp, a $100 non-refundable deposit is required. Call Betty Baker at 512-7627408 for details. Dalton Deckert and Ellie Bolen, Red rope winners.
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IN MEMORIAM Lawrence Dean Goodner June 10, 1947 - August 23, 2014 Lawrence Dean Goodner, 67, of Kuna, Idaho, went to be with the Lord on August 23, 2014 . He spent the day doing what he loved, showing his Texas Longhorns at a TLBAA World Qualifying show where he won several awards. Dean was born June 10th, 1947, in San Diego, California to Allison Morgan and Susan Patterson. Dean grew up in Scappoose, Oregon. He worked on a local ranch during his teenage years, until he joined the United States Navy in 1965. Dean attended the Naval Submarine and Navigation schools in Connecticut, and served in Hawaii and Guam until his honorable discharge in 1970. Following his naval service, Dean was educated at Boise State University, the FBI Academy and the National Fire Academy. Dean then served as a Boise City firefighter, a Boise City fire marshal, and a special investigator for the Idaho Fire Marshal's Office. After 10 years of persuasion, on August 26, 1983, he married Rebecca Sanders in Boise, Idaho, with whom he had two daughters: Rebecca Dein and Casey Lynn. After 17 years with the fire department, Dean decided on a career move to the financial sector and worked as a financial advisor for Principal Financial Group until his death. Aside from his work, Dean had a passion for the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, with excursions spanning the globe. Dean's other "hobby" was raising some of the country's finest Texas Longhorn cattle under his brand Lawrence Morgan Longhorns. He belonged to numerous Longhorn associations, and served as president of the Northwest Longhorn Association for four years. Dean is survived by his wife, Rebecca Lynn, his daughters, Rebecca Dein Venable (of Castle Rock, CO) and Casey Lynn Goodner (of Boise, ID), his grandchildren, Rhys, Rylan and Remedy Venable (all of Castle Rock, CO) and his son-in-law, Roger Venable (of Castle Rock, CO). October 2014
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The Nebraska State Fair was held August 23rd and 24th in Grand Island, NE. It was a nice size show with over 91 entries. Judges for the world qualifying shows were Youth, John T. Baker, Liberty Hills, TX; Halter, Kathy Kittler, Carlisle, AR; Free Division and Trophy Steers, John T. Baker and Kathy Kittler. We know it was a long trip for them, but hope their time in Nebraska was a memorable one. We had excellent facilities, moving up in the world in the sheep barn adjoined with the 5 Points Bank Arena. This is a first for wash racks in the same building just a few feet away. The State Fair pays excellent Rodger Damrow, President premiums and with it all being computerized it pays out at two weeks following the State Fair. How (402) 423-5441 nice! They have made promises of hopes for increases in 2015…in premiums, not entry fees. The trophy steer shows were given additional payouts by our association. Several donations were received for the State Fair turned in by L.D. McIntyre, thanks L.D! We would like to thank all exhibitors and those that helped to make our shows successful, especially the new exhibitors: DK Longhorns, Rock Rapids, IA; Dean Wagner, Creighton, NE; Bruce and Conner Scheer, Arlington, NE; Dylan Pfizenmaier, Green, KS. Thank you to the show coordinators, Delwin and Vicki Smeal, and Rodger and Bonnie Damrow. It was great to see everyone pitch in and help out! Super! Our heifer and bull calf raffle was held at the State Fair with the lucky winner for first place, Craig Hansen, Irene, SD. Was he ever happy to get the phone call! Second place for $200 was Delwin and Vicki Smeal, Scribner, NE. Third place for $100 was Zachary King, Arcadia, NE, and fourth place for $50 was Jerry Pellan, North Bend, NE. Generous donors were heifer calf, WMC Farms, Bill McCutchan, Nelson, NE and bull calf, Lazy J Longhorns, Greenleaf, KS. Every year our association holds a calf raffle, but this is a first to donate both a heifer and bull calf! Thanks so much for making this possible! Thanks to all that sold tickets, little kids and big kids alike! Great job! Our association’s annual meeting will be coming up January the 10th at the Firefighter Museum in Kearney. New members are welcome, we’d love to have you as part of our team. Membership dues are $15 per year. The youth association, Nebraska Texas Longhorn Breeders of Tomorrow (NTLBT), dues are $5 per year. Memberships are due January of each year. Our Secretary is Chelsey Georges, 11800 S 12th, Roca, NE, 68430. Membership forms are located on the NTLA website at www.nebraskatla.com. The NTLA’s 34th annual sale will be coming up in the Spring of 2015 in Broken Bow, NE. Watch for updates showing the exact date. You’ll find it on the NTLA website, www.Nebraskatla.com. Check out our website for past and future events of our association as well.
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We have a lot going on in STLA these days. We will be having a fall field day hosted by Wilton and Carolyn Wilton at their ranch, Asteria Meadows in Caldwell on November 1, 2014. There will be food, fellowship, educational opportunities and a ranch tour, so please plan to come out for a fun-filled day. Our first affiliate show of the season, the STLA Winter Fest, will be in Edna, Texas, December 13th and 14th. We will be having our annual show in San Antonio, at the Stock Show and Rodeo, February 13th and 14th, the Austin Star of Texas Show and Rodeo, March 27th and 28th, and finally the famous three day Rockdale Show, April 17th through the 19th. Edna, San Antonio and Austin will all have free divisions, so it is a chance for us to take some of those beautiful pasture cows to town for a visit! So look at our website, www.stla.org, for details on all our upcoming events. We welcome our new members Johnna William and Nathaniel Faske to the STLA. We are so glad to have you join us. A big thank you to the Rocking O Longhorns for their donation from personal sales to the STLA Scholarship fund.
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Congrats to all the ETLA members that exhibited and won awards during the National TLBT and World Texas Longhorn Expo. We are hoping to see everyone at the upcoming affiliate shows: East Texas State Fair and the Kaufman Police Association Longhorn Show. Keep on showing and see you down the road! When Dr. Tim Roddam was in a leadership team meeting at his church and somehow the conversation turned to Texas Longhorn cattle, Staff Pastor Seth J. Elbe mentioned that he would like his children to L-R: Dr. Tim Roddam, Seth J. Elbe, Jones Elbe, Sara Elbe, Kamdyn Elbe, Aden Oritz, Tyler Oritz, Leslie have the opportunity of getting “up close and perOritz and Angel Oritz. sonal” with some Longhorns. Immediately, Dr. Tim began putting together a Longhorn event, and on August 2nd, Pastor Seth, Sara Elbe and children, Jones and Kamdyn, joined with friends from Naples, Amy Weatherholtz Florida who were visiting over the weekend, Angel and Leslie Ortiz and their chilETLAPresident@gmail.com dren, Aden and Tyler, for a full morning devoted to discovering Longhorns. First, the group toured Marquess Arrow Ranch near Ben Wheeler, Texas where gracious host and hostess Ron and Barb Marquess loaded the group onto two golf carts and set out for the pasture. This crash course in Longhorns orientation included a presentation by Ron on the advances in cloning that have taken his and Barb’s program to “the cutting edge.” From the Marquess Arrow Ranch and after a few stops at points and people of interest along the way, the children actually got to work with a pen of heifers near Murchison, Texas owned by the Roddam Family and got their pictures made with a haltered calf complete with brush and show stick. The next day at church, the two families were still aglow with the thrill of the previous day and hope to have other opportunities to interface with Longhorns in the future.
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The 2014 Colorado State Fair was a great success, with exhibitors from four states. The first show on August 31st, was judged by Dr. Randall Grooms. Following that evening was a rousing barn party. The next show, on September 1st, was judged by Dr. Bill Able. I would like to thank the judges for a great job. Also, I would like to thank Lana Pearson for all of her hard work organizing and working on our first Colorado State Fair two world shows. I hope all of you who traveled long distances to be there got home safely. Also, thank you for your support. We will be having a meeting November 1st at the Pegasus Restaurant. It will start at 11:30 a.m. at 313 Jerry St., Castle Rock, Colorado.
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--continued from pg. 62 Longhorn Photo Wins Photo Contest, Helping and participating with the project represents Americana to him as Deutsch grew up in central Kansas and appreciated the values asArkansas Cattle Business sociated with the heartland. A Longhorn photo was seSander’s Longhorns have been well known for a number of years lected the winner for a cover for participating in parades and other events. The cattle are older, in photo contest held for the some cases “teenagers,” and steers weigh up to 1,600 pounds, although Arkansas Cattle Business magatypically they range from 1,200 to 1,400 pounds. Organizers reported zine. The photo was taken by that 59 Longhorns were brought to Dodge City for the activities to comJustin Manning near Glen memorate the 59th year since the debut of Gunsmoke. Rose, AR at the Diamond S As Deutsch looked out upon the crowd lined to watch the drive, he Ranch. The photo was aucknows it was an opportunity for modern Dodge City and its guests to tioned off during the 56th Anenjoy and learn about Western heritage. “This shows the people where Dodge City comes from and that’s Photo Courtesy of Justin Manning nual Arkansas Cattleman’s Association Convention & why it was known as the ‘Queen of the Cowtowns’ in the (late) 1800s,” Trade Show held Aug. 8-10th. he said. He quipped his ride was much easier than that of the trail hands of the late 19th century, and he was glad to have a good job at the casino. very good writers. They were wonderful in the first years.” The first year, which included 40 episodes, is now available on DVD. Randy Hughes, Woodward, Oklahoma, noted that cowboys in that The writers presented Connors and McCain with controversial topera were probably making about 10 cents day on a cattle drive. Hughes has helped with the drives since 1998 for the Chain Ranch. The Long- ics that dealt with alcoholism, physical abuse and crime that was eshorns are used in about 12 to 15 parades and rodeos events a year as chewed by many producers in that era. “We always wanted to resolve a conflict. He (Lucas) did not want to well as Western festivals. No single event stands out for Hughes because each experience is use his rifle and found ways to avoid it except as a last resort,” Crawford different. A few years ago the Longhorns were featured by Detroit-based said. Series star and co-creator Lehr and co-creator Hower of the hit Hulu Chrysler Motors for the unveiling of the 2009 Dodge Ram truck. Hughes said Sander took the Longhorns up to Detroit for the filming of the pro- original program Quick Draw were not surprised at the turnout for the event. Hower is a New Jersey native. Lehr and Hower knew it was a “canmotional spot. Hughes enjoys watching how the crowds react because most of them not miss opportunity” to see the Longhorns and television stars of an have never seen a Longhorn drive or Longhorn up close. Those mo- important era in broadcasting. “Gunsmoke and The Riflemen were favorite ments provide a connection to the past and present. shows of mine,” Lehr said. “I take a lot of pride in keeping the Western He marveled at the staying power of Gunsmoke. lifestyle alive,” he said. Lehr loves the heartland as he grew up in OverThese docile Longhorn steers are trained to go land Park, Kansas, but had family in Wichita and El to events. Most steers live to be age 2 to 3 before they Dorado. He had been to Dodge City numerous are slaughtered. times as a child. “Most of these guys (nodding as he watched over He marveled at being able to be share the spothis part of the herd) are much older,” Hughes said. light with Taylor and Crawford. “I like them all. They are all different. Not one is a Two seasons of Quick Draw have surrounded matched pair. We have two that look a lot alike but A re-created Longhorn drive Aug. 2 brought the past to the present in Dodge City, Kansas, in Great Bend, Kansas. Hower has quickly fallen in love they don’t act alike.” events that featured television stars Buck TayAll of them are castrated males, he said, then lor, Johnny Crawford, John Lehr and Nancy with the hospitality of the heartland, and the creators are eyeing potentially more exposure for the area. quipped, “That helps their attitude.” Hower. Photo credit: Dave Bergmeier.
Stars of the Screen Before the drive started, about 20 Longhorns were used in a skit in front of the Boot Hill Museum. Lehr, Crawford and Taylor all played parts in a whimsical look at yesteryear and traded barbs with one another. Robin Jennison, director of Kansas Wildlife Parks and Tourism, donned a cowboy hat and read a proclamation issued from Gov. Sam Brownback for Dodge City Cattle Drive Day. The proclamation noted the contribution of cattle industry to the Kansas’ economy, which remains important today. Jennison watched with a big smile with the skit that ensued. The Western characters enjoyed their time in the heartland. Buck Taylor, who portrayed Newly O’Brien for the final eight seasons on Gunsmoke, which debuted in 1955, was touched by the enthusiasm by those who attended. Taylor, who now lives in Texas, enjoys his trips to Dodge City and promoting the Western lifestyle. “There would be no Gunsmoke without Dodge City,” he said. “I love coming here. Things here are so historical, and I’m grateful from my association with Gunsmoke. Dodge City is still the cowboy capital of the world. I love the West and the way of life it still represents.” Johnny Crawford, who played Mark McCain in The Rifleman, from 1958-1963, paid homage to the West. In the series that featured Chuck Connors as his father, Lucas McCain, the series was about life of a cattle rancher. “I love the history of the ‘Wild West,’” Crawford said and he relished his time with The Riflemen. “The scripts were very inspiring; they talked a lot about family values and protecting our way of life,” Crawford said. “We did it with some October 2014
Wild West Walk of Fame Western significance was also cemented with the four stars’ placement at the Wild West Hall of Fame on the grounds of the Boot Hill Casino and Resort, which is close to a buffalo and Longhorn livestock exhibit that recently opened on the west edge of Dodge City. The television stars applauded the casino and the Wild West Heritage Foundation for their hospitality and their work to preserve Western history. Diverse backgrounds represented the 2014 inductee class. Those tied to professional rodeo included Jule Hazen, a professional steer wrestler from Ashland, Kansas; Boyd Polhamus, Brenham, Texas, a professional rodeo announcer who was the youngest announcer ever selected to work the National Finals Rodeo when he did so at age 25 in 1990; Harry Vold, Pueblo, Colorado, who has one of the largest stock contracting companies in North America; and Justin Rumford, Ponca City, Oklahoma, a two-time PRCA Clown of the Year. Other inductees included the following: Marshal Brent Harris is the heart and soul of Boot Hill and the face of Dodge City. Allen Bailey, a Kansas native, is known as the Dodge City Marshal. He promotes the community with honor and dignity and is a supporter of the arts. Wes Sander, a family partner in the historic Chain Ranch, Woodward, Oklahoma, rescued 44 Longhorns from slaughter in 1997. They are included in parades, and he donated Longhorns to the Boot Hill Casino and Resort exhibit. Dr. R.C. Trotter, a Dodge City native and physician, is known also for his support and leadership as president of the Dodge City Roundup Rodeo.
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Vincent T. Girolamo Jerry Richie Brown's Longhorns Stephen and Peggy Lee Dick and Cheryl Curry Struthoff Ranch Donnie Taylor Hickman Longhorns, Inc. Edwin & Debra Stojanik Ohlendorf Land and Cattle Mikeal Beck Company, LLC Richard James Filip Brent & Lana Voth TL3 Ranch Barrington Ranch Tom Rabb B. M. & Wanda Buchanan 4-C Ranch John and Beth Stroh A & A Cattle Brent & Cynthia Bolen Alton C. Rudin B&H Longhorns Billy Russell Clinard Longhorns Crossed T's Cattle Company Billy Thompson and Gary Jenkins Crystal A. Avalos Gary Warren Dale Land and Cattle Pat & Stan Ivicic Dan Boswell Charles Castro Danny & Lori Mynarcik Rocking 'O' Longhorns Don & Rhonda Poe IM Rockin I, LLC Frank & Sue Bowdoin Joe Cunningham Fred Wood John and /or Judy Coats Gary Kudrna Johnny L. Ray Jarred Lewis Living Water Livestock, LLC Jason Christa Matt Vizza Jim & Sharon Jolly Patrece Ramey Joe Tucker Terry and Sherri Adcock Jorge Avalos Hal and Carole Griffin JP Ranch Helm Cattle Company KB Longhorns Bar G Ranch Lazy JP Ranch Charlie Neill Lazy L Longhorns Darlene Slone Limb Cattle Company David and Colette Varner Lindsey Parrish David W. and Bracy Wars Megan Ekstrom Dr. Gene and Lana Hightower Odis King Edward Payne Rhonda Harris George and Cindy Dennis Robert & Maria Whitaker Grace Cattle Company, LLC Ron & Barbara Marquess Guthrie Creek Longhorn Cattle Rugged Cross Ranch James & Amy Roesler Schumacher Cattle Company Jimmie Lynn Gee Susan Burton John Marshall Sylvia Johnson John T. & Betty Baker Tanner Longhorns Kelly or Chrisann Merriman The Roddam Family Kevin and Laury Rooker Top Shelf Longhorns Kris Michalke Peterek Cloud 9 Longhorns Mike & Patricia Walsh Larry Ginn Rick & Tracey Friedrich Rockin 4 B Division C Rocking 'O' Ranch Joseph M. Graham Ron & Kevin Asbill Mike & Debbie Bowman Shyanne McClendon Lucinda K. Christian Star Creek Ranch Peter Grimm Terry Pierson Chad & Janell Smith Vida Nueva Ranch
Division C (cont.) Darwyn & Renee Klarenbeek John Leonard Dale Hunt Steve, Bodie & Chad Quary Luebbering Farms, LLC Oren & Dianna O'Dell William Mc Cutchan Carole Muchmore Rocking K Bar T Ranch Two Heart Bar Ranch David & Kimberley Nikodym Rockin' J Longhorns Ben and Ilse Myren Ralph and Christa Simmons Little Bears Farm Donald & Sharron Wiens Randy and Marsha Witte Vel and Warren Miller Jerry and Gretchen Lotspeich Ronald C. or Lana K. Pearson Tammy Delyea Melissa McClain Alexandra Dees Dean L. Or Mary P. Horkey Kristin Horkey Lawrence Morgan Longhorns Longhorn Creek Ranch Robert and Jenny Smoot Robert & Lisa Van Liew Semkin Longhorns Chetamba Creek Longhorns Ron & Jan Gentry Tom and Molly St. Hilaire Kent & Sandy Harrell Peter & Stacie Hood Todd and Kelli McKnight Anchor D Ranch - Nais Art Anders Bob & Pam Loomis Daniel & Angelina Fey Del Vic Farms Larry &/or Mary Ann Long Marco & Kim Banales Robert A. or Julie A.G. Balzan Agee Spidle Bella Rose McCutchan Billy & Audrey Doolittle Craig Perez Kasi Dick Matt & Rachel Johnson Pace Cattle Company R-B Farm Roderick Atwood Ron & Sandra Shockley Steven D. Reich Texas Longhorn Trails
Save The Date! OCTOBER 2014 OCT 3-4 • ITTLA Heifer Futurity (Fri. night) and Longhorn Sale (Sat.), Hardy Murphy Complex, Ardmore, OK. Wes Watson (580) 286-1240 or Bob Weaver (405) 659-9222. OCT 3-4 • Texas Longhorn Select Sale and TLBAA Horn Showcase Satellite Measuring and CTLA Social, Ponoka Ag Event Centre, Ponoka, Alberta. www.ctlalonghorns.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or Jeff (403) 966-3320. OCT 4 • 6th Annual Appalachian Trail Registered Texas Longhorn Sale &Horn Showcase Satellite Measuring, Turnersburg Livestock Mkt., Turnersburg, NC. Carl Brantley, Wilkesboro, NC. (336) 667-5452 or email@example.com. OCT 4 • Heart of TX Fair Longhorn Show, Heart of Texas Fairgrounds, Waco, TX. Sue & Frank Bowdoin (254) 486-2581 or Russell Hooks (409) 381-0616 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Qualifying Haltered & Youth. OCT 8-11 • TLBAA Horn Showcase & Sale, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX. TLBAA (817)625-6241. www.tlbaa.org. OCT 12-13 • STLA Winter Festival, Edna, TX. Bubba Bollier (325) 247-6249 or email@example.com. Qualifying Haltered, Free & Youth. OCT 18-19 • State Fair of Texas, Dallas, TX. Contact Trigg & Traci Moore (817)832-8742 or (254)396-5592 firstname.lastname@example.org or Trigg@c21homeandranch.com. Qualifying Haltered, Free &Youth. OCT 20-23 • El Coyote “Lead the Way” Online Sale, El Coyote Ranch, www.elcoyote.com, office (361) 294-5462 or cell (361) 522-0307. OCT 24-26 • Ark-La-Tex Annual Fall Show, George Henderson Expo Center, Lufkin, TX. Donnie Taylor (409) 414-1401. Qualifying Haltered, Free & Youth.
NOVEMBER 2014 NOV 1 • STLA Fall Field Day, Astera Meadows Ranch, Caldwell, TX. Suzanne Perry (512) 423-3797. www.stla.org NOV 1 • NTLBA Field Day, Triple-T Longhorns, Hico, TX. RSVP Al Vinson (254) 592-3035 or email@example.com. NOV 8 • Marquess Arrow Ranch Production Sale, Ben Wheeler, TX. Ron & Barbara Marquessfirstname.lastname@example.org or (903) 833-5810 Ranch or (903) 570-5199 (Ron). www.maranch.com. NOV21-23 • Kaufman Police Association Longhorn Show, Athens, TX. Henderson County Fairgrounds. Deadline: November 8th. Contact Joel Norris (972) 533-4945 or (972) 932-3094.
TEXAS LONGHORN Coming Events JAN 17 • Premier Texas Longhorn Sale, Will Roger Complex, Fort Worth, TX. Amy Weatherholtz (817) 625-6241 or Amy@tlbaa.org.
FEBRUARY 2015 FEB 13-14 • San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, San Antonio, TX. Bubba Bollier (325) 247-6249 or email@example.com. Qualifying Free & Youth. FEB 27 • Winchester Futurity, Mid-Tex Sale Barn, Navasota, TX. Rick Friedrich (713) 305-0259 or Steve Azinger (713) 823-5371. FEB 28 • Cattle Barons Sale, Mid-Tex Sale Barn, Navasota, TX. Rick Friedrich (713) 305-0259 or Steve Azinger (713) 823-5371. FEB 28-MAR 1 • San Angelo Stock Show, San Angelo, TX. Dennis Urbantke (325) 656-9321 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Qualifying Haltered, Free & Youth.
MARCH 2015 MAR 6-8 • Houston Livestock Show, Houston, TX. Amy Weatherholtz, TLBAA (817) 625-6241 or email@example.com. Qualifying, Haltered & Youth. MAR 13-15 • NTLBA Spring Show,Glen Rose Expo Center, Glen Rose, TX. Contact Al Vinson (254) 592-3035 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Qualifying, Haltered, Free & Youth. MAR 27-28 • Oklahoma Spring Shoot-Out, Payne County Expo Center, Stillwater, OK. Steve Quary (405) 567-3093 or (405) 932-5531. Qualifying Haltered, Free & Youth. MAR 28 • Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, Austin,TX. Contact Jason Christa, Show Chair (210) 232-1818 or email@example.com. Qualifying Haltered, Free & Youth. MAR 27-28 • Hudson-Valentine Spring Invitational Texas Longhorn Sale, WKU Ag Expo Center, Bowling Green, KY. Lorinda Valentine (270) 393-2012.
APRIL 2015 APR 10-11 • 2nd Annual Blue Ridge Ranch Sale, Llano, TX. John Marshall (713) 398-5024 or Bubba Bollier, Ranch Manager (325) 247-6249. www.blueridgelonghorns.com. APR 17-19 • Rockdale Spring Show, Rockdale, TX. Co-chairs Sandi Nordhausen (512) 750-1350 or firstname.lastname@example.org and Bubba Bollier (325) 247-6249 or email@example.com. Entries to Bubba by April 8, 2015.
APR 24-25 • Midwest Longhorn Sale, Winfield Livestock Auction, Winfield,KS. Mike Bowman (316)778-1717 or firstname.lastname@example.org. www.endoftrailranch.com.
DEC 8-11 • 4th Annual Christmas Celebration Online Sale, El Coyote Ranch. www.elcoyote.com, office (361) 294-5462 or cell (361) 522-0307. DEC 12-13 • STLA Winter Festival, Edna, TX. Entry Deadline: November 21st. Bubba Bollier (325)247-6249 or email@example.com. Friday Points Only. Sat. - Qualifying, Haltered, Free & Youth.
MAY 1-2 • Red McCombs Heifer and Fiesta Sale, Johnson City, TX. www.redmccombslonghorn.com. Alan & Teresa Sparger, firstname.lastname@example.org, (210) 445-8798. MAY 15-16 • Millennium Futurity, Glen Rose, TX. Bill Davidson (405) 258-7117 or email@example.com. www.mlfuturity.com MAY 29-30 • Red River Longhorn Sale, Marietta, OK. Rick Friedrich (713) 305-0259 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JANUARY 2015 JAN 16 • TLBAA Board Meeting, General Membership Meeting & Banquet. Amy Weatherholtz (817)625-6241 or Amy@tlbaa.org. JAN 16-20 • Fort Worth Stock Show, Will Roger Complex, Fort Worth, TX. Entry Deadline: NOV. 15th. All entries and fees mail to the TLBAA. Trigg &Traci Moore (817) 832-8742 or (254) 396-5592. Qualifying Haltered & Youth.
JUNE 2015 JUNE 3-6 • TLBAA World Show, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX. Amy Weatherholtz (817) 625-6241 or email@example.com. Qualifying, Haltered, Free & Youth.
AUGUST 2015 AUGUST 7 • 2015 Rocky Mountain Winchester Futurity, Elburt, CO. www.rockymountainwinchesterfuturity.com Tom Mattott (303)663-7841.
Bruce E. McCarty Auctioneer Weatherford, TX
DORA THOMPSON just registered 38 QUALITY HEIFERS and 17 HERD SIRE prospects BRED FOR HORN. We specialize in Hunts Command Respect and McGill Ranch genetics and offer young stock at reasonable prices. We have a Farlap Chex son on a herd of straight Butlers. Sand Hills Ranch is 20 mi. off the TX line in Northwest Louisiana below Shreveport. A large herd (approx. 175 mama cows) promises you plenty of variety. firstname.lastname@example.org www.sandhillsranch.com • Tel (318) 872-6329
HOME & RANCH REALITY
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www.lemleyauctionservices.com TX. License 15204
TRIGG MOORE Cell: (254) 396-5592 Ofc: (254) 965-5500 Fax: (254) 965-5532
Owner/Broker 936 S. Hwy 281 Stephenville, TX 76401 Email: email@example.com
CATTLE FOR SALE SEMEN FOR SALE
LONE WOLF RANCH Dr. Lee and Linda Ragains (918) 855-0704 • Sallisaw, OK
www.lonewolfranch.net BEAVER CREEK LONGHORNS- Check our new Web site with "Super Sales" and herdreduction prices. Tazman (Gunman) genetics. Carole Muchmore, Ponca City, OK (580) 7659961, www.beavercreeklonghorns.com
LONGHORN SEMEN – Phenomenon, Emperor, DH Red Ranger, Tempter, JP Rio Grande, WS Jamakism, Working Man Chex, VJ Tommie and more. John Oliver 972-268-0083 or www.oliverlonghorns.com
THATE Cattle Company Your source for big-horned cattle in the North—utilizing the right bloodlines to produce the horn. Fairmont, Minnesota
Cattle for sale “To God Be The Glory”
firstname.lastname@example.org (972) 268-0083
THE GREAT PUMPKIN SEZ…
FALL has arrived and many of you turn your thoughts to heifers, bulls and steers for show or simply to start up or upgrade your herd. WE HAVE THEM ALL! ★ EXCELLENT YOUNG BULLS to choose from…the best of over 175 reg. Longhorn herd which features the breed’s top bloodlines. ★ Beautiful 3-14 year-old cows (Some 3-N-1 packages) for sale… ★ Top notch young show heifers, bulls and steers with preferred pedigrees. Very gentle. Dorie Damuth • Flying D Longhorn Ranch Magnolia, Texas • 281-356-8167 • 281-356-2751 fax email@example.com • www.damuthflyingdranch.com
TRADE & BARTER TRADE YOUR LONGHORNS – We’ll take your bulls and steers in trade for cows, heifers, pairs, herd sires or semen from breeds’ top quality bulls. Stonewall Valley Ranch, Fredericksburg, TX. Days (512) 454-0476 / Weekends (830) 644-2380. WE HAVE JUBAL JANGLER AND VANIZM HEIFERS, also ranch raised, young, well-bred AQHA Quarter Horses we will trade for your Registered Longhorn steers, bulls, etc. Save your cash for hay. Call (785) 447-9132 McIntyre Ranches - www.mcintyreranches.com.
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A Adcock, Terry & Sherri..............................27, 79 Adkins, Aaron & Clay......................................25 Almendra Longhorns......................................77 American Livestock..........................................27 Anderson, Frank Jr. & III................................8-9
B Bar H Ranch......................................................77 Beadle Land & Cattle..................................8, 77 Bentwood Ranch ..............................................11 Big Valley Longhorns ......................................77 Billingsley Longhorns ....................................79 Blue Ridge Ranch................................................5 Box Z Ranch..................................................8, 79 Brett Ranch ........................................................78 Broken W Ranch..............................................78 BT Farms ............................................................78 Buckhorn Cattle Co.........................................78 Bull Creek Longhorns ................................2, 79 Butler Breeders..........................................8-9, 53
C Caballo Bravo Longhorns..............................77 CedarView Ranch ............................................77 Champion Genetics ........................................71 Commanders Place Longhorns....................78 Cowboy Catchit Chex Partnership ..............25 CR Ranch ..........................................................17 CV Cowboy Casanova ............................25, BC
D Dalgood Longhorns ..........................................9 DCCI Equipment ............................................73 Deer Creek Longhorns....................................79 Diamond Q Longhorns ................................78 Dickinson Cattle Co. ......................................39 Double LB Longhorns....................................79 Doug Hunt Longhorns ..................................79
E Eagles Ridge Longhorns....................................9 El Coyote Ranch ................................................1 End of Trail Ranch ....................................23, 77
F 4T Longhorns....................................................71 5D Ranch ..........................................................79 Flying Diamond Ranch..................................77 Flying H Longhorns ........................................78 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo ..........................55 Foundation World Headquarters & Museum..32, 33
G G6 Longhorns ..................................................78 Garison Ranch..................................................FC
H Haltom Hollar Ranch ....................................77 Harrell Ranch ......................................................9 Helm Cattle Co. ........................................15, 78 Hickman Longhorns ......................................79 Hodges, Dave....................................................78 Horseshoe J Longhorns..................................25 Hubbell Longhorns..................................15, 25 Hudson Longhorns ........................................3 Husky Branding Irons ....................................73
L Lazy J Longhorns..............................................77 Lazy A Ranch ....................................................79 Lemley Longhorns ..........................................79 Lightning Longhorns ......................................78 Little Ace Cattle Co.............................................8 Lone Wolf Ranch..............................................78 Longhorn Sale Pen ..........................................69 Loomis, Bob & Pam ........................................21
M Marquess Arrow Ranch ................................IBC Mast, Andy ........................................................15 McLeod Ranch ....................................................8 Moriah Farms ..............................................9, 78
N No-Bull ..............................................................73 Northbrook Cattle Co.....................................78
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P P&C Cattle Pens ..............................................27 Panther Creek Longhorns..............................77 Pearl Longhorn Ranch....................................79 PJ’s Cattle Company..........................................8
R R & R Ranch......................................................78 Red Peak Ranch................................................13 Registered Texas Longhorn Beef....................51 Rio Vista Ranch ..................................................8 Rocking G Ranch................................................9 Rockin I Longhorns ....................................9, 79 Rocking P Longhorns........................................8 Rocky Mountain Longhorns ..................14, 77 Rolling D Ranch ..............................................77 Running Arrow Farm ......................................71
S 7 Bar Longhorns ..............................................78 7D Longhorns ..................................................31 Safari B Ranch ..................................................78 Sand Hills Ranch ........................................7, 77 Semkin Longhorns..........................................78 Sidewinder Cattle Co.........................................9 Singing Coyote Ranch ....................................79 Smith, Jean ......................................................78 SS Longhorns....................................................78 Star Creek Ranch ................................................2 Stotts Hideaway Ranch ..................................79 Swift Six Ag Works ..........................................27
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T TLBA Foundation ............................................74 TLBAA 50th Anniversary Products ..................IFC TLBAA Affiliate Prince & Princess ..........28-29 TLBAA Cookbook............................................63 TLBAA Horn Showcase..............20, 22, 24, 26 TLBAA Membership........................................84 TLBAA Premier TX Longhorn Sale........35, 37 TLBAA Year End Awards ................................57 Trails Eblast Policy ..........................................67 Triple R Ranch (MI) ..................................18-19 Triple R Ranch (TX) ..........................................9 TX LH Fall Select Production Sale................62
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J JBR Longhorns..................................................77 J.T. Wehring Family Ranch ............................79 Jack Mountain Ranch......................................79 Jane’s Land & Cattle Co. ..................................9 Johnston Longhorns ......................................78
W Walker, Ron ......................................................79 Westfarms, Inc.....................................................8 White Pine Ranch ....................................25, 78 Wichita Fence....................................................69 Woodson School Ranch ................................77
Khaos Cattle Company ....................................25 King, Terry & Tammy ..................................25, 77 YO Ranch ..........................................................73 Kittler Land & Cattle Co.............................69, 77 KO Ranch ..........................................................51
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