Make the Smart Choice: Here’s Why You Should Buy American Brahman Cattle

+-GS MS Mulhim Manso 314, Donor Dam

American Brahman cattle, rank #1 in hybrid vigor, and due to long-standing commitment to careful selective breeding, Moreno Ranches Brahman cattle are your best seed stock for your own hybrid breeding program. In the cattle world, maximum hybrid vigor is obtained by crossing totally unrelated animals, achieving the “best of both worlds”. Because the American Brahman are of the Bos indicus species, they naturally produce an exceptional first cross with other breeds of European or British origin of the species Bos taurus.    

Performance That Holds Up to a Challenge

The Brahman cross F-1 cattle are adaptable, and can thrive in less-than-ideal conditions. Performance metrics such as weight gain and milk production are less impacted than for other breeds even in challenging conditions. Other beneficial factors include superior feeding efficiency, heat, insect and parasite tolerance, and longevity. Many of the Southern states like Florida, Texas or Louisiana prefer the Brahman breed for Brahman F1 Hybrids due to these

characteristics.

American Brahman Cattle: Your Best Choice for Export

Moreno Ranches also sells many American Brahman cattle in South and Central America. They are in high demand from some of the most progressive purebred and commercial cattleman. It is has been documented and is a known fact that the crossbreeding programs designed to create a dual-cross has resulted in huge dividends for their customers. Whether your need is for export of livestock or Brahman semen and Brahman embryos, we can work with you for your international trade needs. Find out more about how you can purchase American Brahman cattle products here: http://www.morenoranches.com/brahman-cattle-for-export/ To learn more about Moreno Ranches, please call us at 877-482-2382 or visit our contact page http://www.morenoranches.com/contact-us/.

Brahman Heifers Have Many Advantages as Breeding Stock

Maternal cattle selection is the major focus point for us as producers of replacement females. We are a major supplier of Brahman heifers, with our females exhibiting superior maternal ability and to have a cow herd that will produce calves that will be adequate and performance oriented.

Brahman Heifers Well-known for Maternal Ability

Brahman heifers are known for their maternal ability, including their ability for producing calves with low birth weights and competitive average daily gain. Produced from genetically superior Brahmans, Brahman F1 heifers, therefore, combine the genetically desirable traits of both

parents. The Brahman F1 female is highly regarded by commercial cattlemen as a maternal machine with few peers. She has bred-in environment adaptability, increased milk production, higher fertility and the heat and disease resistance of her Brahman parent. She will wean a calf with more weight per day of age than her straight-bred contemporaries. And she will live longer, producing more pounds of calf over her life-time than others.

Brahman Heifers Enhance Your F1 Hybrid Breeding Program

Moreno Ranches has secured the foundation of their long running and very established registered Brahman herd with only the finest in quality and tops in terms of performance. The “M check” branded Brahman heifers are known for their femininity, fertility and strength in cow families. The resources spent to blend only the finest genetics to create some of the most predictable cow families is always the goal. The more predictable the product, the higher dividends and value for their customers. To see examples of Moreno Ranches Brahman heifers look here: http://www.morenoranches.com/brahman-heifers-for-sale/ To learn more about Moreno Ranches, please call us at 877-482-2382 or visit our contact page http://www.morenoranches.com/contact-us/.

Passing of Melvin Moreno I, of Moreno Ranches, Inc.

Melvin Moreno I , 1929-2014

With great sadness we inform that Melvin Moreno passed peacefully, surrounded by his family on December 20, 2014, at the age of 85. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Herminia Izada de Moreno, who passed in 2011. He is survived by his sons, Melvin (Teresa) andMilton (Ircia), both of Miami, Florida; his grandchildren: YanietMoreno Santos, Dayana Moreno, Kelvin Moreno, Milton Moreno II, andMichael Moreno; and his great-grandchildren: Nicholas Santos Morenoand Evion Moreno.Melvin was born in Nuevitas, Camagüey, Cuba, where he grew up on the family agricultural enterprises, Casillas-Moreno and Ranchos Moreno. 

After marrying Herminia, he devoted his efforts to operating and growing a wide range of agricultural businesses. Forced by the political conflict in Cuba, Melvin and Herminia set their ambitions on a greater future for their family in the United States, where they moved to in 1996. He will always be remembered as a savvy businessman and family man, whose greatest passion was his love for
the cattle industry. He leaves us rich in memories and in love.

The Moreno family wishes to thank Dr. Javier Ricardo and Dr. Jose Guinil for their care.Services will be held at

Funeraria Memorial Plan Westchester

(9800 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33165)

on Sunday, December 21 from 7:00 p.m. to Midnight.

Internment to follow at

Naramata Cemetery

(6200 SW 77th Avenue, Miami, FL 33143)

on Monday, December 22 at 10:00 a.m. 


The family asks that flowers be sent directly to Funeraria Memorial
Plan Westchester. Cards and condolences may be sent to Moreno
Ranches, 17 Virginia Circle, Venus, FL 33960. 

 

Moreno Ms. Lady Reba 112 carrying the M check brand

Reba

Moreno Ms. Lady Reba 112

As a leading embryo transplant operation, Moreno Ranches routinely DNA tests upcoming donors in preparation for their future ET calves.  In one of our recent groups of samples sent in to be DNA typed, we received some quite surprising news on our very own Moreno Ms. Lady Reba 112.  While we had believed her sire to be #CIGSA Mr. 162/0, it turns out that Reba’s sire is actually the famed SRS Mr. Troubador 933.

Although we were surprised by this finding, we could not be more excited for Reba to carry on the impressive lineage of SRS Mr. Troubador 933.  We have had tremendous success using Troubador in our A.I. and embryo transplant programs, and Reba is yet another example of his profound impact within the Brahman breed.  Their accomplishments share many parallels, as both Reba and Troubador have been honored as National Grand Champions, International Reserve Grand Champions, and ABBA Show Cow/Bull of the Year.

Moreno Ranches is beyond blessed to have a female of the caliber of Moreno Ms. Lady Reba 112 carrying the M check brand. After recently producing her first natural calf, we cannot wait for Reba to enter embryo production in the coming months.  With a genetic foundation that includes SRS Mr. Troubador 933, one of the breed’s most accomplished red Brahman sires, we know that the potential of Moreno Ms. Lady Reba 112’s future offspring is truly limitless.

Moreno Ranches Announces Innovative Brahman Junior Show, the Heartland Classic, Achieves Spectacular Results

Moreno Ranches, a proud supporter of

programs for Brahman Juniors, has announced the results of their 2014 Heartland Classic Show. Fifty seven junior showmen exhibited over 100 head of cattle, bringing the Brahman breed into the minds and hearts of young people.

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