The Red Alliance Program
Our members strongly subscribe to the use of artificial insemination, embryo transfer and outstanding herd sires in order to stay on the leading edge of genetic opportunities for our customers. It is the same general philosophy employed by all of the top breeder programs in the U.S. We don’t profess to be smarter, better or more progressive than other top programs around the country, but we know that we provide genetics and performance that are equal to the best in the country. What we will tell you is that when you look past all of the hyperbole professed by others in advertising and take a look at what we provide, our cattle are as good as anyone’s in the country.
We believe that management and development of bulls by an independent – non-member operator – further underscores the validity of data that we provide. This is a major difference between us and other cooperator herds. We do not manipulate the data since management of the bulls is conducted by an impartial and independent third party. You cannot find a more objective bull development program anywhere else.
Red Alliance bulls are screened and evaluated multiple times – non-performers are eliminated. We develop the best bulls possible to maximize your profitability.
Meet our team of professional Red Angus bull producers….
Armstrong Red Angus
Derek Armstrong 479-422-1854 / Darrell Armstrong 479-633-2441
Located in Rogers, AR, has selectively built a performance based registered Red Angus herd that began in 2000. The focus has been centered on acquiring top females from across the country and aggressively using artificial insemination. This program has been strategically positioning their efforts to become the premier Red Angus breeder in Arkansas and compete with the best in the country
Curry Red Angus
Marvin and Colton Curry 254-967-1631
This member is a family owned operation in central Texas near Dublin. They started as a commercial cow/calf operation 21 years ago in 1996 and over the years we have transitioned to a registered Red Angus cow/calf operation. Their focus is on producing high quality replacement heifers for seed stock producers and bulls for the commercial or seed stock operations.
Dorman Red Angus
Eric and Farah Dorman 580-658-0606
Dorman Red Angus is located in Bray, Oklahoma (Southwestern Oklahoma). This family has been in the cattle business for 26+ years. Their herd primarily consists of Red Angus cattle hand selected to produce performance quality seed stock. A primary goal is to raise easy keeping, high quality cattle that can be used for a production herd or to excel in the show ring. Leveraging genetic opportunities they utilize an artificial insemination and embryo transfer using IVF (invitro-fertilization) program along with leading edge quality Red Angus herd sires.
3J Farms / Jeff and Jamie Earles
3J Farms is located in Ravia, Oklahoma. They maintain a herd of 175+ cows. The herd was built by selecting females from top breeders from around the country and by aggressively using artificial insemination and embryo transfer as a way to further improve upon genetic value of the herd. They strive to produce high quality bulls for commercial and seed stock customers alike with high performing, yet balanced EPDs.
Flaming Livestock Company
Tim & Ryan Flaming / 620-382-4894
The Flaming family operates farming and ranching operations located in central Kansas running commercial cow/calf and registered Red Angus herds. They also grow various grains and hay. Their breeding philosophy is focused on crossing terminal sires with moderate sized maternal lines to capitalize on maximizing growth in the calf without excessive inputs for cattle that are larger than the environment can support. The herd was selected for phenotype combined with balanced EPD’s and focused on adequate growth and positive carcass traits from cow families proven to produce these types of cattle. Embryo transfer and AI are used as tools for maximizing herd performance.
Macek Acres / John & Cheryl Macek
Located in Sulphur Springs, Texas, Macek Acres goal is to produce cattle for both seed stock and commercial cattlemen that are balanced, but excel in carcass and performance. To achieve these goals every female is artificially inseminated using the best genetics available from across the country, and matched to improve that individual animal. Heavy culling is used to only retain those animals that are fertile while maintaining exceptional performance standards for growth and carcass. Embryo transfer is also utilized to continue to bring fresh genetics into the herd.
Randall Box: 817-614-6869
Sallye Box: 817-988-8323
Morris Box Ranch, located north of Justin, Texas is a three generation cattle operation. Their mission is to breed and develop Red Angus cattle that are phenotypically and structurally correct. Their herd must perform well in the pasture and produce calves that either excel in performance when they get to the feedlot or arrive as registered replacements in your herd. MBR uses both AI and embryo transfer. They selectively choose herd bulls that will improve the herd each and every generation.
RamBo Cattle Co LLC
John and Lynna Ramsey / Don Bolain
RamBo Cattle Co is a cow/calf operation located in South Central Kansas. Their roots originated from a commercial cow/calf operation and have expanded into producing seed stock Red Angus cattle. In 2010 they turned their focus to registered Red Angus and took advantage of an opportunity to purchase an elite herd of Red Angus cattle with a proven track record and proven donors. Their program is focused on use of embryo transfer and artificial insemination to produce high quality performance grade Red Angus cattle.
Star G Ranch, Inc. / Kyle and Lisa Gilchrist
641-919-1077 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Kyle is one of the founding members of the Red Alliance and is well known for sale management and auctioneer services throughout the country in addition to being a premier producer of Red Angus cattle. Kyle and his wife, Lisa, manage Star G Ranch and have been producing high performance Red Angus cattle since 1973. All Star G Ranch bulls are performance tested and marketed through the Red Alliance Auctions in Oklahoma & Texas.
Steel Caps Cattle Company
Eric Durbin & Suzanne Appolito-Durbin 469-735-9528
Founded with and still relies heavily on proven genetics from Red Alliance member ranches combined with advanced reproductive techniques (AI, ET, IVF). They strive to produce animals with the performance and growth characteristics required for profitability in today’s commercial cattle markets. With ranches located in Howe and Van Alstyne, Texas they are located in the North Texas area. For more information visit their website, www.steelcaps.net or contact them at 214-287-6442
Whisnand Red Angus Farm / Brian and Karen Whisnand
214-762-8541 / www.whisnandredangus.com
Their goal is to produce superior quality Red Angus cattle for use by highly discriminating seed stock and commercial cattle producers. They have raised Red Angus cattle since 1996. They strive to produce the highest quality genetics by starting with a cow herd that has been built by cherry picking from the best herds around the country. In addition they use artificial insemination and embryo transfer extensively in order to take full advantage of the best in Red Angus genetics. This operation has leveraged the high quality genetics offered through the Red Alliance program by purchasing top rated bulls to serve exclusively as their herd sires.
Randy and Ronda Wickman / Dr. Terrance and Diana Wickman
Wickman Farms is a family owned operation located in Northeast Texas. They have raised registered Red Angus cattle since 1986. This family is a long time progressive producer of superior quality Red Angus bulls and replacement females. Wickman Farms contributes much of their success to being a strong subscriber to the high quality genetics offered through the Red Alliance program and consistently purchase top performing bulls to serve as their herd sires. This dedication and commitment to the Red Alliance program has produced outstanding results that are shared with our customers. One more example of a member making exclusive use of genetics produced by the Red Alliance program for use as their herd sires.
Walking Cane Cattle Company
Walking Cane Cattle Company is located in west Texas approximately 40 miles south of Abilene. The ranch is located near Winters, Texas. Gary has been in the cattle business for over 40 years. His experience includes ranching in Tatum, New Mexico for 25 years before moving to Winters where he established a high performance Red Angus herd. This herd is built around highly functional females with exceptional legs, feet, udders and disposition that they pass on to their calves. In the country where these cattle perform they know how to hustle and not live a pampered lifestyle. The focus is to raise cattle for ranches by producing progeny with low birth weights and high performance at maturity.