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V8 Ranch Brahman Days Workshop

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Boling Community Center

9839 Allen Road

Boling-Iago, TX 77420

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Brahman Days Workshop is the largest Brahman educational event of the year, hosted BY Brahman People FOR Brahman people! It features educational content from industry experts Jim Williams, Brandon Cutrer, Rachel Cutrer and more. This workshop is designed to share our Brahman knowledge with new Brahman breeders and Brahman enthusiasts. Topics focus on genetics, selection, Brahman herd management, and marketing.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, October 25, 2019


9:10 a.m.

The Changing Scene of Seedstock Producers in 2020

Lee Leachman

Retiring Beef Improvement Foundation president and elite seedstock breeder shares what it takes to be a successful registered breeder through performance, cooperator programs, marketing, service and more.


9:45 a.m.

Brahman Genetic Secrets Revealed!

Dr. Jim Sanders

Sponsored by TransOva Genetics - https://www.transova.com/

Learn the genetic intricacies of the Brahman breed including horned/polled genetics, Brahman hair color, pigmentation, and more. He’ll also discuss the importance of linebreeding, and using outcross genetics.


10:30 a.m.

Break - Sponsored by Progentus


10:45 a.m.

Breeding for Consistency and Uniformity

Jim Williams

Sponsored by Elgin Breeding Service - https://elginbreedingservice.com

Always a favorite! Jim discusses live cattle evaluation, breed character, and more. He’ll also do a run through of the pros and cons of our top 10 most popular AI sires and his “mating predictions” of what cows to breed to what bulls.


11:45 a.m

Lunch at the Boling Community Center - Sponsored by East Bernard Milling


12:30 p.m.

A Management Calendar for The Year

Brandon Cutrer

What to do...when? Get the management calendar we use at V8 for heifer development, bull development, breeding, flushing, pasture management, feeding management, and more.


1:15 p.m.

A Marketing / Business Game Plan for Your First 5 Years in Business

Rachel Cutrer

Being in the Brahman business is fun, but ultimately it’s a business and needs to generate income. Get a 5 year game plan for making your own ranch a household name, while staying on a budget and operating a profitable business.


2:00 p.m.

Break - Sponsored by Global Cattle Market


2:00 p.m.

So What If You HAVEN’T Been Ranching for 75 Years!?

Producer Panel

Sponsored by Elgin Breeding Service - https://elginbreedingservice.com

Hear from people who have built successful Brahman and F-1 operations who’ve been in business for less than 10 years. Learn their marketing strategies, management strategies, and tips for promoting your ranch on a local and global level! Featuring Stuart Watkins, Watkins Cattle; Jake Mathews, Ki Cattle; Parker Johnson, VP Cattle.


3:00 p.m.

Hands on Demonstrations at the Ranch

(Break into small groups and rotate. Programs will be offered twice.)



Group 1: At Jim’s House: Calf management, branding discussion, tour of working facilities and how to work cattle, DNA collection. (Brandon Cutrer, Frank Garcia, Franquito Garcia)


Group 2: Show Barn: Tour of show barn, live animal evaluation, ultrasound, halterbreaking. (Jim Williams, Harley Wade, Randy Harang)


5:30 p.m. til ?

Brahman Night Ranch Social and V8 Heifer Sales, featuring country music band The Emotions

Dinner Sponsored by Purina & Wharton Feed

Stop by our sale pens, have dinner, and enjoy great country music. We will be offering over 100 Brahman heifers priced $5,000 and up and available first come first served.





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