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Beginning in the early 1930s Tom Lasater the breeds founder developed Beefmasters from a systematic crossing of Hereford Shorthorn and Brahman cattle His purpose was to develop cattle that were more productive than existing breeds cattle that would produce and make money during economically hard times in the harsh environment of South Texas The new breed was developed on what has become known as the Six Essentials - Weight Conformation Milking Ability Fertility Hardiness and Disposition These essentials became the economic strength of Beefmasters and have made them favorites with those who depend on cattle for a living Beefmasters are the only beef breed specifically developed to excel in these important economic traits Genetically Beefmasters are half English - 25 each of Hereford and Shorthorn - and half Brahman While brownish-red is the most common color the breed has no color standards Beefmasters were recognized by the US Department of Agriculture as a pure breed in 1954Since the early 1970s when the breed began rapid expansion from its South Texas birthplace Beefmasters have survived several wrecks in the cattle market without adversely affecting their growth and demand From 1974 to 1998 membership in Beefmaster Breeders United grew from 300 to nearly 7000 BBU which was founded in 1961 is the fifth largest beef breed registry in the United States in membership and sixth in registrationsResponding to change and tough challenges are part of the Beefmaster heritage Today like yesterday Beefmasters and the cattlemen and cattlewomen who raise them are ready BY DAVID CAHILL
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