Wednesday, October 6, 2010


Pfizer Animal Health & the R.A. Brown Ranch are Co-Sponsoring a Field Day on Tuesday October 12th at the R.A. Brown Ranch in Throckmorton, TX. The event begins at 4 p.m. with a commercial cattle marketing seminar where an elite panel of cattle buyers, marketers & feeders will share what they want to buy & what services they can provide to cow calf producers. 

The speakers include:
Ken Jordan  - Jordan Livestock Auction - San Saba, TX
Ben Hale – Western Livestock Commission Co – Oklahoma City National Stockyards
Dr. Ed & Clay Murray – Superior Video – Spur, TX & Ft. Worth, TX
Ray Etheredge – Etheredge Cattle Co – Order Buyer – Abilene, TX
Mike Heard – Cattle Town Feedyard – Hereford, TX
Dale Moore – Cattleman’s Choice Feedyard – Gage, OK
Terry Caviness – Caviness Packing Co – Hereford, TX

This will be a great opportunity to explore a variety of marketing options and to actually meet the people face to face that can help you. The panel discussion will conclude with a session on how to inform buyers of the value of your calves & why they should want to buy them.

Pfizer Animal Genetics will give a talk on their new DNA tests and how to best use that technology. Dr. Glen Rogers, DVM from Pfizer Animal Health will talk about building the right herd health program for your ranch with a focus on keeping your cattle healthy and productive. The evening will conclude with a presentation that is always a high light with Cattle Fax giving their market outlook report. A BBQ dinner will be served by the West Texas Rehab Center for Crippled Children.

The Field Day will be followed by the 36th Annual R.A. Brown Ranch Bull & Horse Sale on Wednesday at 9 a.m. Selling 550 bulls, Angus, Red Angus & SimAngus, 100 Red Angus Females & 21 Quarter Horses.

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