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Associate Professor Director, Wedgeworth Leadership Institute Hannah CarterDr. Carter was born in raised in Maine and came to Florida with work experience in Maine’s Cooperative Extension Service. Dr. Carter was a graduate student in the first class of doctoral students in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication. While working on her doctorate in agricultural leadership, she also worked as the program coordinator for the Florida Leadership Program which was renamed the Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources. After graduating with her PhD in August of 2004, she became a faculty member in the department. Within this appointment, she is the Director of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute, in addition she teaches undergraduate and graduate

courses in leadership development and continues her research on leadership programming. She also conducts leadership workshops and presentation throughout Florida, and the nation, for various organizations and industries. Click here for full profile.

Blog Series Featuring Tips on American Red & Gray Brahmans for Sale, Announced by Moreno Ranches

January 29, 2015 – Venus, Florida

Moreno Ranches, a top producer of American Red Brahman & Gray Brahman cattle for sale, is proud to announce that an upcoming seriesRed and Grey Brahman Cattle of informational blog posts will cover the topic of American Red & Gray Brahman cattle, laying out the reasons that progressive ranchers and breeders have come to prefer the American breeds, both in the country and for export.

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Cross-Breeding Our Brahman Cattle Yields Great F1 Offspring

The team at Moreno Ranches has a long-standing commitment to using innovative modern breeding techniques to produce the highest-quality purebred Brahman cattle pedigrees. We understand that the value of our Brahman cattle comes from careful attention to the purebred genetics. Because of this you can count on the performance, fertility and superior beef production when cross-breeding with our cattle to produce Brahman F1 offspring in your own hybrid breeding program. Why Select Moreno Ranch Cattle for Your Brahman F1 Hybrid Breeding?

Red Brahman x Red Angus

Cross-breeding with Moreno Ranches Brahman cattle consistently yields superior F-1 offspring. The reason is that our cattle have a purebred pedigree, which translates to reliable performance. Historically, the breed developed under conditions of inadequate food supplies, presence of insects, pests, parasites, diseases, and a harsh tropical climate. This caused the ancestors of Brahman cattle to develop with remarkable adaptations for survival. These genetics, further developed in the United States, give the Brahman breed a distinct reputation for remarkable adaptations. The result is that Brahman F1 cattle have proven they will excel in terms of performance and milk production in harsh and challenging conditions.

Brahman Purebred Cattle for F1 Hybrid Production

Don’t be one of the commercial breeders that never reap the benefits that purebred genetics can offer to their operation. The long-standing Brahman genetics program at Moreno Ranches allows progressive breeders and

ranchers to tap into what proven genetics have to offer in terms of performance and profit. You can learn more about F-1 breeding with Moreno Ranches Brahman cattle here http://www.morenoranches.com/brahman-f1/ To learn more about Moreno Ranches, please call us at 877-482-2382 or visit our contact page http://www.morenoranches.com/contact-us/.

Red and Grey Brahman Cattle

Top Feed Efficiency of Our Brahman Cattle Means More Weight with Less Feed

Cattle producers have a lot of choices these days, when they choose which cattle to buy.  There are many breeds, like Angus, that originated in Europe and are known as “beef cattle.”  But the Brahman breed brings both high feed efficiency and heat resistance to the equation, plus they tend to be more docile than Angus.

Feed Efficiency Trait Leader

If you have never raised Brahman cattle before, let’s take a moment and discuss feed efficiency and feed conversion as compared to all other beef breeds.  The Brahman F-1 female is the reigning “Queen” by cattlemen for numerous reasons. The Moreno Ranches females have a purebred pedigree which ensures environmental adaptability, superior milk production volume, 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 lifetime than others.

The use and influence of Moreno Ranches purebred Brahman bulls have proven to be very successful around the United States and in Central America. The results have and continue to be very positive for their quality and performance minded cattleman.

Feed Efficiency of our Brahman Cattle

If feed efficiency and feed conversion is important to you––and it should be––then have a look at Moreno Ranches Brahman cattle, and you will find they compare favorably to other breeds. Cattle that eat less to reach sale weight save money. If you are interested in learning more about Brahman cattle, one of the best things to do is to call us for a Brahman ranch tour.  For anyone new to the industry (including Juniors or even overseas breeders), that’s a great way to see with your own eyes the beauty and efficiency of the Brahman cattle breed.

To learn more about Moreno Ranches, please call us at 877-482-2382 or visit our contact page http://www.morenoranches.com/contact-us/.

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

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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. 

 

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