Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Cowbuyer customers stand strong in Dixie Classic Simmental Shows

The Dixie Classic Fair has been held every Fall for over 125 years! This year, several customers of exhibited their livestock in both the Hereford, Angus, Simmental and AOB Junior and Open shows.
At the end of the Fair, three Cowbuyer customer's claimed top honors in the Simmental Shows.

Charley and Amy Thomas of TX Enterprises in Winston Salem, NC exhibited the Grand Champion Simmental Bull (Right) and Reserve Champion Simmental Female.

Also in the open show, 3D Farms LLC exhibited the Grand Champion Simmental Female (Below), the Reserve Champion Simmental Bull, and the Reserve Champion Simmental Female in the Junior show.

In the junior show Malory Belcher of Black Ridge Simmentals in Meadows of Dan, VA and Mt. Airy, NC exhibited the Grand Champion Simmental Female (Below).

Congrats to all exhibitors in the Dixie Classic Fair and other shows across the country this Fall. Showing livestock is a great experience for all ages. If you have pictures or stories you'd like to share from your show experience, conact us today at We look forward to hearing from you. Good luck to all these exhibitors and others in upcoming shows this Fall. If you are at NAILE, go see Charley and Amy Thomas and tell them you saw them on Don't forget to check back regularly for updates, upcoming sales, events and more.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

North Carolina Assessment Referendum

Below is an email from our good friend Bryan Blinson from the NC Cattlemen's Association. If you are a NC Cattle producer or have an interest in NC Agriculure, please read below and VOTE! If you have any questions feel free to contact us at Thanks - Dustin.

Dear Members and Supporters of the NC Cattlemen’s Association,

One week from today, on Tuesday, October 6 as you know, the North Carolina Cattle Assessment Referendum will be conducted at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Centers.
Please make sure that all producers are aware that they are eligible to vote on the referendum.
An affirmative vote by producers would provide the industry in North Carolina with funds that would be used in the following five categories; Youth Development, Research, Promotion, Education and Issues Management.
These funds would be for use in the state. The expenditures of these funds would be determined within these five categories by cattle producers.
If you have any questions about the referendum, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thank You,

Bryan Blinson
Executive Director
North Carolina Cattlemen's Association

Wednesday, September 2, 2009


We have been working with a group of horsemen in Arizona, Oklahoma and North Carolina about marketing ranch, reining, cutting, roping and other performance horses in the same format that we have been selling cattle, semen and embryos. We are pleased to announce that we are now at a point to move forward with this venture. If you are looking for a horse, let us know, we will try to match you with a horse that will suite your needs.

If you are looking to sell any horses, contact us today to get started with a custom marketing program just for you.


Dustin Rogers
Cowbuyer LLC

We're still here

Wow. I didn't realize it has been so long since our last post. Just wanted to let everyone know we are still here. We have some really nice bulls online from the Big Oak Angus program outside Kannapolis, NC. Wayne Wilson and his son have done a great job raising quality animals, and this set of bulls will not dissappoint any producer.

We will be having another semen and embryo auction very soon. UPS managed to take their tole on a shipper tank by turning it over and apparently dropping it. That is what insurance is for, but it takes a while to handle a situation like that.

The Tanglebriar Estate Simmentals Dispersal is on going now. We have decided to market those cattle in groups right off the farm. Those cattle are available now. There are about 125 head still available from their herd. If you are looking for quality replacement commercial females, or need heavy milking recips, these cattle are for you. Contact us today for pricing and more information.

We also have a really nice set of calves from Churchill Farms in Conway, SC that will be online next week. There are some really nice open heifers, one young herd bull prospect, and more available here.

Give us a call or shoot us an email on how we can help make your operation more profitable.



Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Cowbuyer Out and About

Over the past several weeks, our field reps have been very busy running the roads looking at great cattle. Last week we looked at some very nice Herefords in South Carolina. This Fall we will have these bred and open heifers, as well as a herd bull prospect available in an online only auction.

That same week, we looked over the Tanglebriar Estate Simmental herd that will be dispersed in late July. If you are looking for some great Sim-influenced genetics, look no farther. From solid black and black baldy, to solid red and traditional marked Simmentals, this sale offers something for everybody. We will be selling bred and open heifers, bred cows, cow/calf pairs and bulls. If you would like more info on these cattle and this sale, give us a call or check back soon as we will continue to post more information as the catalog is completed and we get closer to the sale.

We also had the opportunity to look at some nice Angus females, and an Angus bull that will be online soon. At the end of this week we will be heading down to look at a very nice set of Angus bulls that should be available on in the next few weeks.

Looking to buy? Looking to sell? Look no farther, and Cowbuyer LLC can help you find the cattle you are looking for in your herd, or sell the cattle that you need to move. We are based out of North Carolina, but have reps working across the country. Contact Dustin Rogers, Director of Marketing at 336-409-5498 to talk about your cattle needs.

Cowbuyer Online Embryo Auction Vol. I

Got a donor you are trying to promote? Have surplus embryo inventory? We have an economical solution for you. Consign today to the Cowbuyer Online Embryo Auction Vol. I. This sale will begin July 27, 2009 @ 9 AM EST. We already have consignments of Simmental matings. If you have embryos you would be intersted in selling, contact us today.

Semen Auction Vol. I a great success!

Yesterday marked the end of the Cowbuyer Online Semen Auction Volume I Sale. With a total of 25 lots made up of 28 bulls, this auction offered proven, popular, and up and coming Angus, Club Calf, Maine and Simmental Sires.

The online auction had registered bidders from 15 states and Canada. When the bidding ended at 4 PM EST yesterday, there were 8 high bidders from 5 states. All the semen sold in this sale is being shipped out to the buyers this week.

After a big response from inquires, sellers and buyers, we have already scheduled Cowbuyer Online Semen Auction Vol. II. If you are looking to free up some tank space or promote your stud bull, give us a call for details on consigning to Vol. II of the Semen Auction. This sale will begin July 20, 2009 at 9 AM EST. To be included in the advertising, consignments need to be made by July 13. The full catalog will go online on July 17.

For Vol. II, we have consignments of Angus, Maine, Club Calf and Simmental bulls. Any and all breeds are accepted. Contact us today if you are interested in consigning semen to the Cowbuyer Semen Auction Vol. II.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Cowbuyer Online Semen Auction Vol. I

Starting June 15, 2009, will host the Cowbuyer Online Semen Auction Volume One. We have Angus, Club Calf, Maine and Simmental bulls consigned. If you are interested in consigning semen to this auction, please contact us ASAP. A full list will be published on Friday and the final advertising will be in inboxes this weekend. The semen auction will run online from June 15 to June 22 at 4PM. Anyone interested in asked to register early so can bid online.

Soon after the Semen Auction, Cowbuyer will feature auctions of show prospects, herd dispersal sales, bred heifers and more.

Don't see what you were looking for on Contact us today, we are constantly looking at cattle all across the United States, and would be happy to satisfy your cattle, semen, embryo needs.


Dustin Rogers
Cowbuyer LLC

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Cowbuyer completes Master of Beef Advocacy Program

Cowbuyer LLC Director of Marketing Dustin Rogers completed the Beef Checkoff Funded Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) Program May 1, 2009. The program consists of six, 1-hour core courses for the 2009 fiscal year: beef safety, beef nutrition, animal care, environmental stewardship, modern beef production and the beef checkoff. The complete program consists of a reading exercise, followed by a short “your story in your own words” essay assignment, and concludes with an open-book quiz. At the end of the MBA program, producers are given a homework assignment to complete one of three exercises – with media, online or public speaking. The program won’t stop there. MBA alumni are encouraged to conduct team outreach on issues management topics.

"The cattle industry needs advocates out there to tell the story that beef is a safe, nutritous and wholesome meal choice, unlike what consumers constantly hear from many opposition groups. The MBA program has been well written to provide its students and alumni with the necessary knowledge to speak with media groups, online resources and the general public about beef, the benefits of utilizing beef as part of a healthy diet, and producers continuous work as stewards of the land." Says Rogers.

Producers wanting more information on the Master of Beef Advocacy program can contact Dustin Rogers at, Daren Williams at, 303-850-3346 or contact their state beef council.

For more information about checkoff-funded programs, visit