Press Releases

RAAA Implements Updated Zoetis Genomic Test

August 30, 2017

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. Made possible by Red Angus…

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Red Angus Foundation, Inc. Presents Unique Auction Offerings

August 24, 2017

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…

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"Sizing up Profit" to Be the Focus of Commercial Cattlemen's Symposium in Colorado Springs

August 16, 2017

Commerce City, Colorado – Cattlemen and women will gather in Colorado Springs in September to take advantage of insight offered by industry experts on pressing issues affecting beef producers today. The Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium, hosted by the Red Angus Association of America as part of the National Red Angus Convention, is a one-day event focused…

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On-Ranch Vaccinations Establish Lifetime Cattle Health

August 11, 2017

Healthy cattle equate to profitable cattle in all sectors of the beef production chain. Aiding in disease prevention – through astute management and proper vaccination protocols – is the first step in setting up a calf for a healthy life. In numerous published sources, consulting veterinarians and nutritionists have provided health and well-being recommendations for…

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Red Angus Stakeholders Venture to Colorado Springs for Convention

July 11, 2017

The scenic beauty of the majestic Rocky Mountains, pristine pine-and-aspen forests and twisting canyons of Colorado’s Front Range will greet cattlemen and women from across the country as they gather in Colorado Springs, Sept. 13 to 15, for the 2017 National Red Angus Convention. Online registration is open at RedAngus.org. Themed “Reds in the Rockies,”…

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Are You a Grid Master?

July 5, 2017

Red Angus cattle continue to add value to premium markets and build customer reputations through the Feeder Calf Certification Program. Red Angus’ ability to consistently grade Choice or higher and maintain low levels of Yield Grade 4s make them a target for packers to fill premium branded-beef program demands. Cattle wearing the yellow FCCP tag…

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Association Relocates Headquarters to Colorado

June 29, 2017

Red Angus Association of America’s national office transitions to Denver area The rapidly growing Red Angus Association of America will soon be operating out of its new headquarters in Commerce City, Colorado, located in close proximity to Denver International Airport. RAAA’s Board of Directors approved the relocation of the National Office during the fall of…

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Red Angus Association of America Introduces New Member Services Staff

June 21, 2017

The transition is underway to move RAAA headquarters to Commerce City, Colorado, and new faces are gracing the Member Services staff. The official address change is scheduled for July but designated staff members are already working in Colorado. Registry Specialists Caroline Graham and Jeananne Mosher will assist members in registering and transferring cattle, answering questions…

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Entries Due for National Red Angus Show

June 20, 2017

“Nothing Compares to State Fair Thrills” – except the National Red Angus Junior and Open Shows slated for the Iowa State Fair this August. The entry deadline is July 1 and Red Angus exhibitors may enter online at IowaStateFair.org. The Iowa State Fair will accept late entries until July 8 but exhibitors must pay a late fee.…

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Shrewsbury to Intern with Commercial Marketing Team

May 18, 2017

Denton, Texas — Ashtyn Shrewsbury, Alliance, Nebraska, is serving the Red Angus Association of America as the summer intern with the RAAA marketing team. She will be assisting the Association with herd visits and be completing field audits as required for the Feeder Calf Certification Program. “We are looking forward to working with Ashtyn this…

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