“The Story and the Vision”
Big D Ranch is a cattle operation that has farming roots 5 generations deep. This way of life runs deep in our blood. For over 7 decades the commercial cow herd has continued to grow and thrive. In 2005 we purchased our first set of registered Brangus females. The spring of 2006 we had some of the first registered Ultrablack calves in the IBBA registry. However, my vision of the “whole package” was not yet complete, so I continued to search for the pieces that would help fill in the puzzle. Over the past 10 years Big D Ranch has added genetics to our existing registered herd to make what we started better and better with each generation that hits the ground. We continue to keep our eyes to the future by providing you with an offering that can put your pieces in place and Build Your Tomorrow. Here at Big D Ranch the commercial cattlemen is always first and foremost, simply because that was and still is our background. Big D Ranch takes great pride in creating an animal that will put the pieces together for each operation. Every producer is not at the same point in their operation as their neighbor. We strive to hit all the markers with every animal we create even if it’s a little different package, (Brangus or Ultrablack). We want to offer each producer something that will help take your operation to the next level. We must persist in providing the pieces that your cow herd needs to keep you ahead of the game. We at Big D Ranch take great pride in providing your operation the genetics to ensure efficiency, longevity, structural correctness and power.
Big D Ranch will have an offering that will have something for any cattle operation weather you are in the market for Herd sires, Heifer bulls or females.
We look forward to seeing you on October 14th 2017 at the ranch in Center Ridge Arkansas for the “Building Your Tomorrow” Sale
Big D Ranch 2017 sale bull videos coming soon!
2015 Sale Results
Big D Ranch 1st Annual Brangus and Ultrablack Bull & Female Sale Center Ridge, Arkansas
Saturday October 10, 2015
43 Bulls and 54 Females
Coming 2 Year Old Brangus & Ultrablack Bulls–$4800.00
Bred Commercial Heifers–$3200.00
Open Commercial Heifers–$1850.00
Great Turnout for 1st annual Bull and Female sale with attendees from 5 states. Wahrmund Farms of Springfield, Arkansas picked up BDR Yellowstone 541B which was the top selling bull of the day. Wahrmund Farms was also the total volume buyer of the day.
BDR 419 Ultra Sleepy 1632B and BDR 419 Sleepy 4B4 the 2nd and 3rd high selling bulls made their way to DeRidder, Louisiana with Marshall Kaufmann.
Volume Bull Buyer of the sale was Dixon Cattle Company of Russellville, Arkansas. Honeycutt Farms of Austin, Arkansas selected several heifers lots including the high selling lot of bred heifers to add to their herd.
Special thanks to Terry Rushing of Fox, Arkansas for purchasing the Young Cattlemen’s Leadership Class (YCLC) Bull. Big D Ranch donated 100% of the proceeds to help support the continuation of YCLC.
All of us at Big D Ranch would like to thank everyone for coming out and helping make our first annual sale a success. It was a very emotional and encouraging day for our family. We look forward to continuing to provide the best Brangus and Ultrablack Bulls and females for your operation. Auctioneer and Marketing Agent was Luke Mobley.