Texas Ranch Helps Brazil Boost Beef Quality

Pallets filled with American Akaushi cattle genetics are about to make a long trip from Elgin, Texas to Brazil. In a monumental moment for beef quality, HeartBrand Beef will ship 32,440 straws of American Akaushi semen for use on Nelore cattle in Brazil. Collected by Elgin Breeding Service (EBS) from 11 full-blood HeartBrand Akaushi bulls, this will be the largest …

What is An Akaushi?

What’s An Akaushi? Clay Coppedge, Progressive Farmer Japanese cattle breed is poised to raise the quality bar for the U.S. beef industry. The cows at HeartBrand Ranch might look conventional enough to the casual observer, but a livestock producer will notice one thing right away—they’re red, not the usual black. The differences are more than hide-deep at this ranch, near …