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In Memory of Joe Thompson

November 18th, 2014 at 12:11 pm
Joe Isaac Thompson was born on August 12, 1930 to Eugene and Rosie Thompson. He was raised on a small farm behind the J.D. Hudgins Ranch in Hungerford, TX with his four older...

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Expica Rotativa Costa Rica Results

November 18th, 2014 at 12:11 pm
September 19-20, 2014 • Guaiples, Costa Rica • Judge: Sr. Cesar Payan Meyer Gray Females Champion Animal Name Sire Current Owner Grand & Adulta Champion BCH...

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Ark-LA-Miss Fair ABBA Show

November 18th, 2014 at 12:11 pm
September 20, 2014 • Monroe, Louisiana • Judge: Dr. Craig Fontenot Gray Females Champion Animal Name Sire Current Owner Grand & Senior Champion MISS SG KITTY...

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ABBA October 2015 Board Meeting Summary

November 18th, 2014 at 10:11 am
The Fall ABBA Board of Directors Meeting was held in conjunction with the National Brahman Show in Dallas, Texas. Thanks to the State Fair of Texas and the Pan American Livestock...

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LMC GenePLUS Online Sale: Brahman Cattle In Demand!

September 9th, 2014 at 04:09 pm
The results of cattle sales during the last few months continues to prove Brahman cattle are in demand. This was clearly evident at the recent LMC GenePLUS Online Sale IV...

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Ark-LA-Miss Fair ABBA Show

September 20, 2014 • Monroe, Louisiana • Judge: Dr. Craig Fontenot Gray Females Champion Animal Name Sire Current Owner Grand & Senior Champion MISS SG KITTY 168/2 STA MR NUG 192 WESLEY JANIK Reserve Grand & Junior Champion LADY H JANA MANSO 355/3 +MR H MADDOX MANSO 684 MARY GRACE POLK Calf Champion CT LADY RHILEY MANSEAUX 3/14 […]

In Memory of Joe Thompson

Joe Isaac Thompson was born on August 12, 1930 to Eugene and Rosie Thompson. He was raised on a small farm behind the J.D. Hudgins Ranch in Hungerford, TX with his four older sisters, who preceded him in death. Joe started working at a young age gentling cattle with Mr. Edgar on the J.D. Hudgins […]

Expica Rotativa Costa Rica Results

September 19-20, 2014 • Guaiples, Costa Rica • Judge: Sr. Cesar Payan Meyer Gray Females Champion Animal Name Sire Current Owner Grand & Adulta Champion BCH MISS TERESA 275/2 JDH MR MOSLEY MANSO 368/1 BEECHE BRAHMANS, COSTA RICA Reserve Grand & Adulta Intermedia Champion GKM LADY HANA SLUGGER 202/52 JDH WOODSON DE MANSO 206/7 GANADERA KARLA […]

Elgin Breeding Services 60th Year

The year was 1951. Harry Truman recalled General Douglas MacArthur from Korea. We learned that the Russians had “The Bomb.” Bobby Thompson hit his pennant-winning, three-run home run for the Giants known as the “shot heard ‘round the world”… and a brand new Veterinarian named W.H. Cardwell ran out of gas in a sleepy Central […]

Forage Testing – Part Two

In Part 1 of this series we began a discussion of one of the most important and productive tools the cattle producer has at his or her disposal – forage testing. Forage sampling and testing is not a process that is handled without some thought and planning if the results are to be truly useful […]

A Clever Bull

Contrary to popular belief, cows can be uncannily clever animals. Over the years I’ve witnessed cows untie ropes, unlatch gates, turn on water faucets, and even swim ponds to reach another field. Yep, I’ve seen some true bovine geniuses. And I hated every last one of them. The perfect cow possesses three qualities: fatness, laziness, […]

ABBA October 2015 Board Meeting Summary

The Fall ABBA Board of Directors Meeting was held in conjunction with the National Brahman Show in Dallas, Texas. Thanks to the State Fair of Texas and the Pan American Livestock Committee all meetings, shows and activities went very well. A very special thanks to our own Nancy McKenney and Carol Hawksley for all their […]

November 2014 Magazine

October Content Focus: ABBA Board Meeting Summary, A Clever Bull, Forage Testing – Part 2, Elgin Breeding Services 60th Year, ABBA National Red Female Champions, ABBA National Red Bull Champions, ABBA National Gray Female Champions, ABBA National Gray Bull Champions, Expica Rotativa Results, In Memory – Joe Thompson, ABBA National Group Champions, Ark-La-Miss Results, Costa […]

ABBA Membership Convention

The 2014 ABBA Membership Convention was held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in conjunction with the ABBA Summer Board of Directors and ABBA Committee meetings. The meetings prior to the convention were well attended and most Directors stayed to attend the ABBA Membership Convention. With nearly 150 ABBA members attending the convention held August 14 – […]

Brahman Indu-Brasil Bull and Cow Take Big Wins in Michigan

At the 2014 Michigan State Fair a Brahman Indu Brasil Bull and a Brahman Indu Brasil Cow took top honors in the All Other Breed Divisions. The original Michigan State Fair, which debuted in Detroit in 1849, was one of the first statewide fair events to take place in the United States. It moved permanently […]