We have been in the cow/calf business for more than 40 years which started as a 4-H youth heifer project in the early 1970’s.
Up until 1992, our herd was a commercial herd which consisted of Angus and Angus crossbred females. We have been using Artificial Insemination (AI) since the start and in 1991 we made the decision to concentrate our efforts on the registered Angus business. Before we entered the registered Angus business we made the decision that we would increase our AI program, which has resulted in calves with stacked pedigrees from some of the most highly proven bulls available in the Angus breed. While we continue to expand our herd, many of our heifer calves are retained for production in our program.
We have sold a few of our females in Virginia Angus Association sponsored consignment sales and by private treaty off the farm.
Our top bull calves are entered in performance-tested programs conducted by the Virginia Beef Cattle Improvement Association (VA BCIA) and sold at the completion of the test.