JB CATTLE COMPANY
FORAGE BASED OPERATION
JB Cattle Company is a forage based operation. Our cow herd must be able to thrive on summer grass and winter stockpiled forage with a minimal amount of byproduct based protein. Our females must be very easy keeping, readily breed back and consistently raise a calf yearly. If a cow comes up open she is gone. Other reasons for culling are bad udders and bad dispositions. No exceptions. Our proven sire selection ensures our culls are kept to a minimum.
Sire Selection Timeline
Our yearly genetic selection is without a doubt one of the most important aspects of our operation. We use only proven sires for AI that represent our ideal EPD values. We have a number of criteria we use in the choices we make:
We recently received harvest data on 152 heifers fed at Tiffany feedyard in Harrington, Kansas. 93.62% were CAB with 59.82% of the carcasses grading prime. Overall premiums for this set of cattle sold on USPB grid were over $200 per head. This is the type of performance that sets our cattle apart.
JB Cattle Co was featured on an episode of American Rancher - Genex - April 2013