Impact of Brahman Influence on Breeding Female Prices in South Texas: Results from a Special Sale in Bee County, Texas

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
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Overview

This publication highlights the positive effect of Brahman influence on prices of breeding stock sold in a South Texas auction. Though Brahman influence typically decreases the price for feeder cattle in other regions, its well-known breed effects and hybrid vigor in crosses add significant value to breeding stock in South Texas.

Cattle attributes for the lots considered in this research include:

  • Number of head
  • Coat color
  • Frame size
  • Condition
  • Brahman influence
  • Physiological stage
  • Polledness
  • Price per head
  • Weight

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