| Barber Ranch is an honoree of the Texas Family Land Heritage Program for 100 years of continuous land ownership and agriculture production by the same family. Dale and Mary have devoted their entire lives to raising top notch Hereford genetics in the panhandle of Texas, and are two of the most respected and recognized people in the cattle industry. They have four children: Justin Barber lives on the ranch and is involved with all facets of ranch activities, with his main focus being show cattle. Justin's wife Jenna, is an associate veterinarian for Swann Animal Clinic in Amarillo. Jenna is also involved with the ranch's cattle operation. Terri Barber is a marketing associate for Elanco Animal Health and lives in Austin, TX. Brett Barber teaches agriculture in Dumas, TX and has three children: Rylee, Bryden, and Aidyn. Jason and Jaci Barber live in Fort Worth, where Jason manages the Purebred Division of Superior Livestock Auction, and Jaci is a lead teacher at a local pre-school.
Located 60 miles northwest of Amarillo, Texas, Barber Ranch has been family owned and operated since 1905, running purebred Hereford cattle. The cowherd currently consists of 200 Horned and Polled Hereford cows. Extensive artificial insemination as well as embryo transplant is utilized to produce genetics that are consistently at the forefront of the Hereford industry. Barber Ranch bloodlines can be seen throughout pedigrees all over North America, and these genetics have been prominent in the winner's circle at all national Hereford stock shows.
The barber ranch annual hereford bull sale Beyond raising industry leading genetics for other Hereford seedstock producers, a
primary focus of Barber Ranch is to raise outstanding bulls for the commercial cattlemen. Bulls for both segments of the industry are
available in our Annual Bull Sale, which is held in the heart of Hill Country at San Saba, TX the second Wednesday of every November and will
feature 100+ service age bulls. Through a lifetime spent in cattle production, we realize that our breeding decisions ultimately impact the
beef industry. In an effort to positively influence our customer's bottom line, we strive to raise cattle that will perform in the pasture and
on the plate. We would love for you to attend the sale in person, but for those of you that cannot make it we will be broadcasting the sale
through Superior on RFD-TV and online where bidding is available.
| barber ranch annual spring and fall female production sales: For customers seeking the top genetics we have to offer, Barber Ranch will host two annual auctions – one in the spring and one in the fall. In the fall we host our annual “Barber’s Red & White Holiday Lights” sale located in the Historic Stockyards of Fort Worth, Texas. This sale features our top spring-born show heifer/donor prospects along with excellent embryo packages from some of our top matings. The spring sale is our “Cowtown Lights Sale”, also held in the Fort Worth Stockyards. The “Cowtown Lights Sale” features Hereford show and donor prospects, replacement females and embryos. For sale dates, catalogs, pictures and videos of our entire sale offerings visiting our Sale Information page. Barber Ranch has achieved unparalleled success when it comes to raising competitive cattle for junior showmen, and this is a great opportunity to take advantage of cattle that will be able to compete at the Junior National Hereford Expo held every summer. Also, please check back this summer for details on our fall female production sale.
|Visitors are always welcome at the ranch. Cattle, embryos, and semen packages are available year round through production sales and/or private treaty. Feel free to contact us for your next Hereford.|