Press Releases

Denver – The Red Angus breed - often heralded by commercial producers as a consistent provider of fertility, longevity and overall herd profitability - is increasing its market share across the U.S. beef industry and has experienced two consecutive years of rapid growth.

Denver – Producers who wish to pocket an extra $2.75 per hundredweight (cwt) should heavily consider enrolling in the leading tag program in the beef industry – the Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program. The FCCP “Yellow Tag” is universally recognized as the symbol of guaranteed Red Angus genetics and a trusted source for both feeders and packers filling Angus product lines. 

Denver – After 50 years of calling Denton, Texas, its home, the Red Angus Association of America has completed its relocation to Commerce City, Colorado. The new headquarters of the 63-year-old organization are well situated right outside of Denver, only 10 miles from Denver International Airport.

Denver – Immeasurable passion, time and devotion are common denominators on all esteemed cattle farms and ranches. The producers who rise above the rest are dedicated to pushing boundaries and extracting the maximum return on investment from their cattle. The Red Angus Association of America honored these superior producers at its 64th annual awards banquet in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Sept. 15, 2017.

Denver – Cattlemen and women from around the country gathered in Colorado Springs to attend “Sizing up Profit,” the Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium that kicked off the 64th annual National Red Angus Convention. More than 200 cattlemen and women heard the latest data and trends from industry leaders and stakeholders regarding cow size and efficiency, sustainability, cattle health concerns and the export market.

Denver – Honoring producers for their service, loyalty and dedication to superiority in the Red Angus breed has long been the tradition of the annual awards banquet held on the final evening of the National Red Angus Convention. The 2017 convention, “Reds in the Rockies,” held at the DoubleTree Hilton in Colorado Springs delivered upon the promise to recognize remarkable producers for excellence in their field.

Denver – Excellence in commercial cattle and the cattle feeding industry is highly commendable in today’s marketing atmosphere. The Grid Master Award is earned by firms that have successfully combined superior Red Angus genetics, feeding management skills and precise marketing to achieve success with the slaughter of a superior beef carcass.

An exciting opportunity exists again this fall for special pricing on the Red Navigator genomic test for commercial Red Angus females. Producers who use this test, developed by GeneSeek, will be able to compare their commercial Red Angus females against the entire commercial heifer data set on file with the Red Angus Association of America. The test provides percentile rankings for each EPD in the Red Angus suite, providing an excellent tool to make keep-cull decisions more logical and more scientific.

The Red Angus Association of America is excited to announce the release of Zoetis’ HD50K/i50K Version 2 genomic test along with the release of the Fall 2017 EPDs. Representing a recalibration of Zoetis’ original genomic test, Version 2 provides Red Angus breeders with a significant improvement in genetic prediction accuracy.  

Commerce City, Colorado – Red Angus breeders will be jumping out of their chairs to place bids at the upcoming Red Angus Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) auction. The auction, slated for 7 p.m. on September 13, offers a wide variety of items to vie for, however, the prize gem of the auction is a “Pick of the Herd” package from Mushrush Red Angus of Strong City, Kansas.