|Snodgress Cattle Company started with commercial cattle,
running Black and Red B.F. Stout Bulls. In 1996, we had the opportunity to
start a Registered herd by purchasing a load of pairs from Cherokee Ranch. With
the weight difference at weaning between the Black calves and the Santa
Gertrudis calves, this seemed like the obvious choice.
In 1998, thanks
to Bill and Katie Barrett, we sold our commercial herd and replaced them with
Five Oaks genetics and went all Santa Gertrudis.
In the fall of 1998,
Gerald Fry with Bovine Engineering and Consulting was contacted and a deep
friendship and ongoing education was started. With the wisdom and knowledge
that Gerald posessed through his years with ultrasound, linear measuring, and
reproductive work the performance program at Snodgress Cattle Company was
Gain testing was started with Open Country Gain Testing,
Phillip and Janet Couch, and another friendship and education
Then in 1999, the opportunity to purchase Stormin Norman and
another herd of cows from veteran breeders Euel and Fannie Hammett put the
We have been truly blessed with the opportunity to put
together genetics from these herds with so many years of performance and
records behind them. We are committed to gain testing, ultrasound, linear
measuring, and fertile proven Santa Gertrudis Cattle.
Man must measure -
We'll be trying to measure up!