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Frequently Asked Questions: New Online Registry System

With any new system, comes many questions. Here are some pointers/reminders and our answers to the most common questions we have received about the new online registry system.

How do I complete my online work and make a payment?
Once you have completed your online work, please call the office at 210-732-3132 to make payment with a credit card and let our staff know you are ready for the work order to be closed and processed.
 
If you have already submitted your registration applications via the mail and now want to process them online, please let our office know by calling 210-732-3132. If registrations are submitted multiple ways, errors will occur. To avoid duplicates and errors please let us know if you want to process a previously submitted application via the online registry program.
 

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Beefmasters Gone Country! 2018 BBU Convention

Join us at the 2018 Beefmasters Breeders United Convention in Franklin/Nashville, Tenn., and save the date October 25 -27, 2018.

The host hotel is the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs - 700 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin, TN 37067.

Reserve your convention hotel room now at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs at the discounted BBU rate of $139 per night! To receive this discounted rate use the direct hotel link below to be directed to our online reservations website. If you call the hotel directly at 615-261-6100 to make reservations, make sure you mention Beefmaster Breeders United to receive our special rate. Visit www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bnacs-franklin-marriott-cool-springs for a full overview of the beautiful property and amenities.

Book your group rate for Beefmaster Breeders United

Group rate start date: 10/24/18

Group rate end date: 10/28/18

Last day to book: 10/3/18 or based on availability

Marriott hotel(s) offering you a special group rate of 139.00 USD per night

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Online Registration LIVE ONLINE

The Breeder Online Login is live on our website! Here is a video tutorial on how to login and complete an animal registration.

Click here also to view tutorial videos on how to record weaning weights and yearling weights through the online registry system.

To receive your temporary password, email Donna your name and membership number at dhenderson@beefmasters.org. You must submit request by email, if you call the office the staff will direct you to send an email.

This is a new online system and your old enhanced user password will not work, you must receive a new temporary password via email.

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SEBBA Dixie National Sale Report

Tunica, MS 3-31-18

  • 3 Bulls $13,250 avg $4,417
  • 2 3n1 $5,800 avg $2,900
  • 2 Pair $6,100 avg $3,050
  • 14 Bred $33,900 avg $2,421
  • 18 Open $46,650 avg $2,592
  • 2 Picks $8,000 avg $4,000
  • 1 Semen $25,00
  • 1 Embryo Lot $4,525
  • 43 Lots $120,725 Avg $2,808

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B.E.E.F. Foundation for the Future Campaign Issues Matching Challenge

B.E.E.F. has issued a matching challenge through an anonymous donor. The donor is offering a matching pledge of up to $10,000 and will match donations made to the B.E.E.F. General Fund between now and May 31, 2018. For example, if you donate $5,000 to the B.E.E.F. General Fund, then the anonymous donor will also donate $5,000.

Please note that donations eligible for the challenge must be ear marked for the General Fund versus Endowment, Research, Education, etc., and be made before May 31. If you would like to participate in the challenge and donate to the Foundation for the Future, please contact the Campaign Finance Director Roger Fuller at 512-659-5428 or rfuller2316@gmail.com. Or download the gifting form here and mark on the form that you would like to support the “general fund”. For more information about B.E.E.F. and ways to give please visit http://beefmasters.org/purebred/contribute.php.


Directory Information Updates

In preparation for the 2018 BBU Membership Directory, please contact the BBU office if you have any changes or updates to make to your membership listing. For example: new address, new phone number, or new email address. Please contact Bonnie today at 210-464-4711 to update your information or email her at bramirez@beefmasters.org. Please include your membership number in the correspondence.

Online Animal Photos

One of the features with our new online registry system is being able to add photos of animals. These photos show up on the animal's search page. Click here for a sample of how the photo will look online. 

If you would like to add a photo of your animal please sent the photo and the animal's certificate number to Jeralyn at jnovak@beefmasters.org. Not all photos are guaranteed to be added to our online registry search. Each photo must be approved by BBU staff before being added.

JBBA National Show Hotel: Make Reservations Today!

The host hotel for the 2018 JBBA National Show & Convention, which will be held in Texarkana, Arkansas July 15-20, 2018 is the Holiday Inn- Arkansas Convention Center. The address is 5200 Convention Plaza Drive, Texarkana, Arkansas 71854. Their phone number is 870.216.2000.

Please use this direct hotel link to make your hotel reservations with our group: https://www.holidayinn.com/redirect…

Room rates are $89 per room (not including taxes).

If you call to make reservations, make sure you mention Jr. Beefmaster Breeders Association to receive our special rate. A full buffet breakfast is included in the rate, which is served in the hotel restaurant.

The hotel is located just feet from the Holiday Springs Waterpark. They are located off I 30 at Exit 1, between North State Line Avenue and Jefferson Avenue. The hotel is attached to the Arkansas Convention Center.

JBBA Leaders Attend Youth Beef Industry Conference

The 2018 Youth Beef Industry Conference (YBIC), hosted by the American Angus Association, was held in Ohio. “What an incredible experience building tomorrow’s leaders today,” exclaimed Bonnie Ramirez, JBBA Coordinator. Approximately 160 youth leaders representing 18 different breed/cattle associations participated in this year’s YBIC. “JBBA had four young ladies who proudly represented the Junior Beefmaster Breeders Association at the conference,” Ramirez added. JBBA leaders that attended YBIC included Braylee Mackie - District 5 director, Amanda McCoskey - Reporter, Kodi Stapp - District 2 Director and Caitlin Vargas - District 4 Director. According to the YBIC coordinator, this year denoted one of the larger YBIC events ever held.
 


Schedule Your Pro Services Visit Today!

Beefmaster Breeders United (BBU) Pro Services is a program designed to allow members to take advantage of BBU's expertise in performance records, basic herd management, data entry, report building and other areas of technical expertise demanded by today's fast paced seedstock industry.

BBU members who utilize Pro Services will have beef industry professionals visit their ranch twice a year for a one on one consultation and assistance with the most complicated aspect of the purebred industry: record keeping. Pro Services will update your inventory, register your calves and enter all of your performance data. This will allow you over time to improve your herd's performance and phenotypic quality. To sign up and schedule a visit please contact Lance Bauer at 210-464-1309 or Dusty Pendergrass at 210-464-0923.


Beefmaster Caps and Cups Make Great Gifts!

We have several different styles of caps for sale that have our new logo on them! Cap options are in photos below - $20 each plus shipping. If you would like to order a cap please call Jeralyn at 210-732-3132 to pay with a credit card over the phone. You can also email jnovak@beefmasters.org to order.
 
We are also selling Beefmaster Breeders United RTIC 30 Oz Stainless Steel Tumbler cups for $30 each plus shipping. 
 

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Cowboys, Cattle & the Colorado River

Huebner Brothers Cattle Company of Bay City, Texas has been crossing their cattle across the Colorado River, from their winter pastures on the 11-mile Matagorda Island that runs from Matagorda to Port O’Connor, for over 100 years. This ranch runs Beefmaster and Beefmaster-influenced cattle!
 

Credit Cards on File

Starting December 1, the BBU office will no longer keep credit card numbers on file. In order to make payment on your account via credit card please call 210-732-3132 with your credit card information. DO NOT EMAIL OR MAIL YOUR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION.


JBBA 2018 A.I. Program Bulls

The Junior Beefmaster Breeders Association is proud to announce the following bulls will be participating in the 2018 JBBA A.I. Program.

  • Bismuth 4082
  • CF Pendleton 743/4
  • CF Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • EMS Headliner
  • EMS/VFF Special Edition
  • SWB Luckenbach
The 2018 bulls that were nominated are listed in the 2018 JBBA A.I. Brochure and it is available online NOW for viewing! JBBA members will be allowed to contact the person listed for each nominated bull from March 1st - May 1st and purchase semen from these bulls at a cost of $15 per straw. For more information about the JBBA A.I. Program or to learn the requirements for nominating a bull for next year's program, please download the program's rules here.

Scholarship Applications Available
Did you know that the Junior Beefmaster Breeders Association offers several scholarships throughout the year to junior Beefmaster breeders? Several scholarship applications are now available on the junior page of www.beefmasters.org and the due dates are for this spring and summer! Apply soon and share the information with your fellow BBU and JBBA members.
 


Scan Data

Please take note that all certified CUP labs will require a certificate "C" number or performance "P" number on each Beefmaster animal, when submitting scan data to the lab via your ultrasound technician. If scan data is submitted without a "C" or "P" number, the animal's scan data will be entered as a commercial animal and the breeder will not receive scan data results. Take home message, make sure to register your animals as certified or performance prior to ultrasound scanning.


Order Your Ear Tags Today!

The Beefmaster Breeders United (BBU) ear tag program is designed to add more value to your high quality Beefmaster and Beefmaster cross calves. These “Original Z1 No-Snag-Tag” one-piece Z Tags are available through the BBU office and they will help identify the calves you sell as being Beefmaster and/or Beefmaster influenced animals.

Benefits include:

  • Breed identification anywhere, anytime
  • The front of the tag is available for you to write your own ID numbers.
  • Potential to increase market value
  • Provides advertisement for the Beefmaster breed

Ear tags are currently available through contacting the BBU office at 210-732-3132. These Beefmaster ear tags cost $1.75 each plus shipping. Please note that these tags are one-piece Z Tags and require a specific tagging gun. Tagging guns are available for $25.00 plus shipping through the BBU office also. The minimum ear tag order is 25 tags and the ear tags will be shipped when payment is received. For more information please contact the BBU office at 210-732-3132 or info@beefmasters.org.

 

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Order Your BBU Membership Sign

We have updated the BBU Membership Sign with the new association logo. If you would like to order a BBU Membership Sign please contact our official sign distributor: City Silk Screen.

City Silk Screen

Attn: Nat Garcia

375 Hawthorne

San Antonio, TX 78214  

210-532-8883

210-532-7889 fax

citysilkscreen@yahoo.com


 
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