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
- Brahman influence
- Physiological stage
- Price per head
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