Top Breeders & Top Owners of ABBA Maternal Merit Females

The Maternal Merit Award identifies superior cows based on their performance and identifi es females that have an early onset of puberty, a regular calving interval and consistently produce off spring that perform above average. Th ere are three levels of Maternal Merit awards; Elite, Supreme and Elite Plus. Th ere are a total of 643 gray and 47 red Maternal Merit females in the ABBA. Of those there are 40 gray Supreme, six red Supreme and only two Elite Plus females in the entire breed. Th e two Elite Plus females are both gray and were both bred and owned by Steve Wilkins, of Flying W Ranch. One was sired by +SRW MR. FLYING W 592/8 and the other was sired by (=) SRW MR FLYING W 449/6. J.D. Hudgins, Inc. is the breeder who has bred the most gray Supreme females, having bred 18 gray Supreme females, while for the red females, Texas A&M AGRILIFE Research has bred three of the six Supreme red females. Th e bull who has sired the most gray Maternal Merit females is (+)JDH MR. CHARLEY MANSO 590/6 having sired 14 Maternal Merit females while on the red Brahman list MR. TAES 9049 sired three of the 43 Maternal Merit females. Th ere are 27 gray females and one red female who have each produced two Maternal Merit females and only one gray female, JDH LADY PRATER MANSO 429/5, who has produced three Maternal Merit females. Th e lists below contain the Brahman breeders who have bred the most Maternal Merit Award-winning females and the owners with the most Maternal Merit Award-winning females. We have divided the list into gray Brahmans and red Brahmans. Th ese numbers include the Vanguard females also, as a Vanguard Cow will have received recognition for both ROR and Maternal Merit.

TOP 20 RED BULLS FOR THE $BULL INDEX
RANKED BULL
SIRE
DAM
BREEDER
OWNER
1 +MR. SG 111/1+SRS MR CAPTAIN RED LEGS 834+MISS V8 210/7CASSIE FERGUSONBECKER LIVESTOCK SERVICE; INGURAN LLP
2 +CCPR IMAN 10/4*(CCPR CIRENIO II) 3/9(CCPR CORALILLA II)34/9ALBERTINA BERNARDES DE CASTROMARSHALL WOOD; ARROW J FARMS
3 JDH MR SAXON MANSO 824/4+JDH MR ELMO MANSO 309/4+JDH LADY SANDY MANSO 301/7J.D. HUDGINS-LOCKE DIV.J.D. HUDGINS-LOCKE DIV.; BOX R CATTLE CO.
4 +BB MR STING-RAY 10/0+MR. 3H X-RAY 825+BB MS ON TARGET 132/8BARRY BRYANTBARRY BRYANT
5 +MR. 3H X-RAY 825ARROW J MILLMARONE 925+MISS 3H 290LACEY HARRISHK CATTLE; BARRY BRYANT
6 CT MR JACK RHINEAUX 111/5+MR. SG 111/1+CT LADY RHINEAUX RAY 8/9WESLEY THIBODEAUXMULTIPLE OWNED
7 +MR 3X HE’S GOT THE LOOK 40/2+3X TORGSONS RED DYNASTY 50MISS 3X MATRIARCH 753X RANCH - EMILY DIALMORENO RANCHES INC.
8 MORENO MR. ROCKY ELMER 391+JDH MR ELMO MANSO 309/4+HK MS PASSPORT 557MORENO RANCHES INC.MORENO RANCHES INC.
9 LB SIR MYLES MANSO 32/5 ET+JDH MR ELMO MANSO 309/4+HK MS PASSPORT 557MORENO RANCHES INC.BOB RICH; LOCKE BROTHERS
10 HK JACKSON 452+MR. SG 111/1SRS MISS PRACTICE 786INGURAN LLPDETERING RED BRAHMANS
11 KC APACHE 707/4+BB MR STING-RAY 10/0+JDH LADY SHELBY MANSO 93/6K-C RANCHMULTIPLE OWNED
12 +MR JS ROUGE 493/5+BB MR STING-RAY 10/0+MISS CH 10/8LINDSEY A. BOSSIERMULTIPLE OWNED
13 MORENO MR. RONCO 539+JDH ASTRO MANSO 518/4+LB LADY VIOLET MANSO 576/4MORENO RANCHES INC.MORENO RANCHES INC.
14 LB MR. JEFFERSON MANSO 766/3+MR 3X HES GOT THE LOOK 40/2$JDH LADY ELLIS MANSO 178/2LOCKE BROTHERSJOHN A. HENSLEY
15 TR MIGHTY BRUCE 01/9KC APACHE 707/4MS VERNON RED 483/7LAUREN RAYNE HOLLISDYNAMITE RANCH; TRIPLE R RANCH
16 LB NILSON MANSO 119/5+JDH MR ELMO MANSO 309/4BB LP WHAM BAM 913 (ET)MORENO RANCHES INC.BOB RICH; LOCKE BROTHERS
17 KF RAE DEL CAMINO KF27+MR CC CASANOVA 500/0KF MS SIERRA SUCCESS 177CLINT JAMES GALIANOSG CATTLE SERVICES; CLINT GALIANO
18 VL ROJO ELEGANTE 80/2+VL ROJO BRAVO 6/125+VL ELENA 3/140SANTA ELENA RANCH INC.ALFREDO A. MUSKUS
19 HK ROJO TROPICAL 3305M MR. ROJO MULE 059+MISS KC RUBY 808/4INGURAN LLPDETERING RED BRAHMANS
20 VL ROJO MOCHO 5/140 (P)VL ROJO EL REY 1/11VL ELENA 9/16SANTA ELENA RANCH INC.SANTA ELENA RANCH INC.
TOP 20 GRAY BULLS FOR THE $BULL INDEX
RANKED BULLSIREDAMBREEDEROWNER
1 +MR. V8 442/6(+)JDH KARU MANSO 800MISS V8 208/6V8 RANCHERNEST H. CANNON; V8 RANCH
2 (+)JDH KARU MANSO 800(+)JDH DAKOTA MANSO 599JDH LADY REM S. MANSO 707LESLIE W. HUDGINSMULTIPLE OWNED
3 MR. V8 963/7+MR. V8 458/7 “NOBLE”+MISS V8 463/7V8 RANCHEL SALINAS RANCH
4 MR. V8 31/8+MR. V8 458/7 “NOBLE”MISS V8 581/7V8 RANCHKENNETH R. TYLER
5 JDH MR CHANEY MANSO 88/5+JDH MR ELMO MANSO 309/4SNS MISS JACKIE MANSO 210/4J.D. HUDGINS-LOCKE DIV.JOHN TODD DEVILLE; JOHN E. GOODE
6 MR. V8 259/7+MR. V8 442/6JDH LADY PRESLEY MANSO 978/6RACHEL WILLIAMS CUTRERRACHEL WILLIAMS CUTRER
7 MR U4 BARRETT MANSO+MR. V8 442/6LADY H MOLLY MANSO 960/7UNDERWOOD RANCHUNDERWOOD RANCH
8 JDH MR HERO MANSO 91/5+JDH MR ELMO MANSO 309/4SNS MISS JACKIE MANSO 210/4J.D. HUDGINS-LOCKE DIV.NORTH FORTY RANCH; J.D. HUDGINS-LOCKE
9 MR. V8 44/8+MR. V8 194/7+MISS V8 636/7ANN CATHERINE CUTRERC E CATTLE; GLORY BE BRAHMAN
10 +MR. V8 194/7+JDH SIR AVERY MANSO 159/7+MISS V8 464/6V8 RANCHMULTIPLE OWNED
11 JDH SIR KOZMO MANSO 93/5+JDH MR ELMO MANSO 309/4SNS MISS JACKIE MANSO 210/4J.D. HUDGINS-LOCKE DIV.J.D. HUDGINS-LOCKE; LANNY &SHEILA SULLINS
12 MR. V8 125/7+MR. V8 442/6+MISS V8 43/7 (ET)V8 RANCHV8 RANCH; NANCY & STEVE MARTIN
13 MR WH 315/2+MR. V8 442/6MISS WINDY HLL 597/8ERNEST H. CANNONBUTLER FARMS INC.
14 MR SNS OMAHA 273/6MR U4 BARRETT MANSO 221/1MISS SNS 398/7 (ET)SATTERFIELD RANCHSATTERFIELD RANCH
15 +MR. V8 458/7 “NOBLE”+JDH MR ELMO MANSO 309/4MISS V8 100/7 (P)RACHEL WILLIAMS CUTRERMULTIPLE OWNED
16 (+)WR MR. SUVA 203HCK SIR SUVANELDO 308/1+HCK PRINCESS VAL SUVAN 192/1DEBRA WATTSMULTIPLE OWNED
17 MR. V8 463/6(+)JDH KARU MANSO 800+MISS V8 209/6V8 RANCHV8 RANCH
18 MR. V8 855/7MR. V8 259/7MISS V8 844/7SLOAN WILLIAMSNORTH FORTY RANCH; V8 RANCH
19 MR. JS 509/1(+)JDH KARU MANSO 800JDH MISS ALICIA MANSO 152/2SAN RAFAEL RANCHMULTIPLE OWNED
20 (+)JDH MR. MANSO 449/1(+)JDH MR. CHARLEY MANSO 590/6JDH LADY MANSO 197/8 FJ.D. HUDGINS-FORGASON DIV.MULTIPLE OWNED