Brangus® News and Information

IBBA Releases January 2018 Genetic Evaluation

January 9, 2018

The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) has announced the release of January 2018 genomic-enhanced expected progeny differences (GE-EPDs). In this round of genetic evaluation, over 1.4 million animals were considered. Of those, GE-EPDs were produced for 13,872 Brangus®, Red BrangusTM, Ultrared, and Ultrablack® animals that have either high- or low-density genomic profiles in the database.…

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Igenity® Brangus® Giveaway

January 4, 2018

Allflex, International Brangus® Breeders Association (IBBA), and Neogen GeneSeek have partnered in sponsorship for a promotional Igenity® Brangus® giveaway to target commercial cattlemen who buy Brangus and Brangus-influenced bulls at selected spring sales. The Igenity Brangus Profile is a DNA evaluation tool for commercial Brangus cattle. Using the profiler, breeders are able to predict maternal,…

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IBBA to Host 2018 World Brangus® Congress

December 15, 2017

 The International Brangus® Breeders Association (IBBA) is proud to host guests from more than 14 countries at the 2018 World Brangus Congress (WBC) Feb. 27 – March 3, in Houston, Texas. The event will be held in conjunction with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. A full schedule of events, as well as other helpful…

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IBBA Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet Set for March 2018

December 14, 2017

  The International Brangus® Breeders Association’s (IBBA) Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet will be held March 2, at the Royal Sonesta Houston, 2222 West Loop S, Houston, TX 77027. The Annual Meeting will be at 2 p.m. and the Awards Banquet will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 2, at the Royal Sonesta Houston.…

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2018 World Brangus Congress Schedule

December 11, 2017

  2018 WORLD BRANGUS CONGRESS The following is a list of events and activities for the 2018 World Brangus Congress (WBC), Feb. 27 – March 3, in Houston, Texas, USA.   Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 Arrive in Houston Transportation from airport to Royal Sonesta Hotel Registration for World Brangus Congress (WBC) and Houston Livestock Show…

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2018 World Brangus Congress Pre-Tour Schedule

December 11, 2017

  2018 WORLD BRANGUS CONGRESS PRE TOUR   Thursday, Feb. 22: Passengers arrive in Atlanta for a meet and greet before travelling to Cartersville for hotel check-in. Tour attendees will visit The Oaks Farms in Grantville, Georgia. Guests will tour Booth Museum before dinner. Friday, Feb. 23: Tour attendees will travel to Salacoa Valley Farms…

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2018 World Brangus Congress Post-Tour Schedule

December 11, 2017

  2018 WORLD BRANGUS CONGRESS POST TOUR   Sunday March 4:  Tour participants will be picked up in Houston and travel by coach to visit TAJO Ranch on the way to San Antonio. Enjoy an evening cruise on the San Antonio River and a welcome dinner in a favorite San Antonio restaurant. Overnight accommodations will be…

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Brangus® Breeder Inducted to Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame

December 6, 2017

  The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame announced International Brangus® Breeders Association (IBBA) Member Gerald Sullivan as one of five inductees to be honored at a ceremony at 6 p.m. on Jan. 11, 2018. “Gerald Sullivan has all of the qualities you expect in an inductee to the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. His vision…

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IBBA Coordinates International Brangus® Seminar

December 4, 2017

  The International Brangus® Breeders Association (IBBA) International Committee hosted guests from Ecuador, Guatemala and Nicaragua for an International Brangus Seminar Nov. 26-28 at IBBA headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. Guests stayed at the Hilton Palacio del Rio hotel on the San Antonio Riverwalk. IBBA Executive Vice President Tommy Perkins, PhD., PAS, IBBA International Committee…

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IBBA Releases December 2017 Genetic Evaluation

December 1, 2017

  The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) has announced the release of December 2017 Genomic-Enhanced Expected Progeny Differences (GE-EPDs). In this round of genetic evaluation, over 1.4 million animals were considered. Of those, GE-EPDs were produced for 13,010 Brangus®, Red BrangusTM, Ultrared, and Ultrablack® animals that have either high- or low-density genomic profiles in the…

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