2016 Performance Breeder of the Year


Article from The Brahman Journal Larry Barthle of Grand Bar Ranch in San Antonio, Florida is the 2016 Performance Breeder of the Year. The Performance Breeder of the Year award was designed to recognize an ABBA Member who successfully utilizes the ABBA performance programs in pursuit of

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“This Is My Story”

The Barthle family name also began appearing in Florida’s cattle records in the 1930s and 1940s. “At that time our cattle, like most, were open-ranged in the eastern part of our county. Cattle intermingled with neighbors,” said Larry Barthle, a member of the third generation of the ranch. Though this may have fostered a lack of incentive to breed up to improve genetics, it did run straight into a barbed-wire fence and the importance of the Barthle family’s need for the Brahman breed.

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