Isa Beefmasters sells frozen genetics from top herd bulls that have gone through the Isa performance tests. We are the sole source of frozen genetics from the L Bar Beefmaster herd, and our quality genetics can be shipped worldwide.
To find out more information, please call (325) 656 9126 or click on the PDF downloads below that feature additional information on each bull in our battery.
In addition, we are now offering frozen embryos from seven performance-packed Beefmaster pairings. Our embryos feature herd bull sires L Bar 5502, L Bar 3432, L Bar En Fuego and L Bar 0324.
BBU publishes the trait leaders for each of the EPDs, and there are 42 L Bar bulls or sons of L Bar bulls that are trait leaders in the Beefmaster breed. That is an unprecedented 40% of all trait leaders for the entire breed—more than any other breeding establishment! We are also the proud producer of L Bar 5502, the all-time performance champion in the Beefmaster breed, having topped the charts in weaning weight, yearling weight and scrotal circumference EPDs.
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If you are looking to scale new heights in performance, Escalade is your bull. He is the son of the great L Bar Essential and out of an L Bar Automatic Pacesetter daughter. He bends the performance curve with low birthweight and spectacular weaning and yearling weights. His EPDs are stellar in every category. Escalade is moderately framed and super clean with a straight top. On top of that, he'll eat out of your hand!
Blending the L Bar 5502 and L Bar 7499 bloodlines, L Bar En Fuego (on Fire) is a top carcass bull with outstanding EPDs—and he's polled, too! Long, red and straight, En Fuego has ideal conformation and is classified U 1/2. This is the bull you need!
Take a look at the birthweight EPD! L Bar 4408 exemplifies the moderate, clean frame packed with muscle. He has a smooth top, perfect underline and brilliant red color.
He is a son of the great L Bar 2118 and boasts of L Bar 0324 and L Bar 5502 in his ultra-strong pedigree.
This exceptionally thick and clean herdsire will bring the qualities you need to your cow herd.
Out of a top Frenzel herdsire and a wonderful L Bar cow, L Bar Essential ranks in the top 15% of the breed for Birthweight EPD and is the last ultra-high-scoring bull in the Igenity DNA profile for Tenderness and Yield Grade.
Blending three great line-bred herds in his pedigree, L Bar Inevitable brings the best of L Bar, Crescent J and Lasater herds.
This athletic bull boasts a super-strong top, clean underline and thickness demanded in the modern industry. A top carcass bull, he gained a whopping 5.7 pounds per day during the Isa Gain Test.
L Bar 3100 is an ideal son of a first-calf heifer sired by L Bar 5502.
Long, athletic and super clean, 3100 is the bull of the future. He combines the bloodlines of L Bar 5502 and Lasater 513. This bull has a great career ahead of him.
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L Bar 5502 is the Beefmaster breed's most celebrated performance leader, having topped the charts in weaning weights, yearling weights and scrotal circumference, and he has over 1044 weaning weights in the database. 5502 is one of the only Pacesetter/Typesetter bulls in the entire Sire Summary, and the only one born after 1985.
* Pacesetter ** Typesetter
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* Trait Leader
L Bar 3432 is the #1 bull in the breed for carcass IMF, and he more than doubles the average for the important performance EPDs. The son of a three-year-old heifer, 3432 combines the bloodlines of Lasater 513 and Lasater 9510. His granddam is L Bar 5502's mother.
Long, red and straight, 3432 threw some of the best calves in our 2007 calf crop. L Bar 3432 had a weaning ratio of 130 and a yearling ratio of 113. We weaned his first calves in 2007, and they were exceptional. This great bull has everything.
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This outstanding 5502 son has been the anchor of our bull battery for several years now, turning out numerous outstanding progeny. Twice he has sired the top-selling bull in the BEEF ON FORAGE Sale, as well as the Isa bull sale.
He also sired the second- and fourth-highest ranking bulls in the 2004 McAllen Ranch Performance Test, with a ADG ratio of 118. In the Isa test, his personal ADG ratio was an awesome 117!
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L Bar 4401 was the first bull sold in our 2006 sale. He is the son of a first-calf heifer, sired by the son of a first-calf heifer (L Bar 2118) who is a great-grandson of Lasater 513.
L Bar 4401 has everything and was the highest marbling bull in our 2006 test. 4401 had a weaning ratio of 112 and a yearling ratio of 111.
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L Bar 2474 is the polled son of a 10-year-old cow that never missed calving on schedule during the Great Drought of the Nineties.
L Bar 2472 is a proven son of L Bar 7499 and has sired one herd bull in the L Bar battery thus far. Semen supply is very limited.
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The best tool we have for comparing performance in economically important traits across the breed is EPDs. Using this as our measuring stick, the L Bar herd has far and away the most potential for positive influence on the Beefmaster gene pool.
The BBU Sire Summary lists the 15 trait leaders in the breed for each of seven categories. In this lofty group, there are:
• 18 L Bar sires.
• 24 L Bar sons and grandsons.
• An L Bar bull or son is #1 in three traits.
L Bar 5502 is the all-time performance leader and the best bull we've ever raised.
• He is a five-time trait leader.
• He has 21 sons as trait leaders.
• He is #7 for weaning weight.
• Seven sons or grandsons are also trait leaders for weaning weight!
These results are no accident. It comes from decades of a disciplined, balanced approach to performance breeding. The L Bar line-breeding program amplifies the various best traits. The intensive performance testing these bulls go through during their development phase, culminating in the Isa Performance Test, identifies the very best genetics to push towards the future.
The good news is you can tap in to all of this goodness by using L Bar bulls, semen and embryos. There are several lifetimes of performance genetic work wrapped up in these cattle!
Please call us at (325) 656 9126 or email us to learn more about improving your herd with L Bar Beefmaster genetics.