Buyers of registered Angus bulls receive access to AAA Login
, the Association’s online recordkeeping service. By using their customer code at
, commercial producers are able to view weekly expected progeny differences (EPDs), manage their bull inventory, record
calf records in the electronic calving book, update their AngusSource Marketing document, and order and view results for GeneMax DNA tests. AAA Login also
serves as a portal to accessing the commercial-based records service, BRS, as well as MaternalPlus.
is a whole-herd reporting program that can be used by commercial producers, and the reports derived from
individual dam and calf data add value for profit-driven cattle producers. Building a cow herd with longevity and fertility, along with superior
genetics, requires a thorough herd analysis. Start building a solid foundation in your herd by enrolling in MaternalPlus.
Beef Record Service,
or BRS, provides a system for commercial producers to keep performance records on their animals,
regardless of breed composition. These records can help producers make selection decisions about their herd. Producers can submit information on their herd, including sire information,
breeding records, calving and weaning data, and any additional performance or carcass data collected on their calves. This data can be
submitted, viewed, and sorted via your computer online, or can also be submitted and returned on paper forms, printable from this site,
or available through the Association.
Angus Optimal Milk Module
is also a valuable tool for commercial
producers. It allows you to input your current average cow weight and cow herd milking level, as well as your annual estimated pasture and feed
costs to arrive at a milk EPD range matched to your needs.
Sire Evaluation Report
is available in
an online, easy-to-search format that allows breeders to quickly access performance information and genetic evaluations for the breed’s leading
sires. There, users can also browse genetic trends, breed averages and descriptions for a variety of EPDs, dollar-indexes and more.
Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) also provides management tips for producers targeting quality. Tips available
include EPD recommendations from the brand; identifying top-performing, quality calves; selecting
for disposition; AIing; and more. It also includes the popular Best Management Practices manuals
cow-calf producers, and stockers and backgrounders.
Commercial cattlemen wanting to document the value of their calves also have access to a wide variety of marketing tips from
Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB), including tips for
selecting the right feedlot
marketing on the grid
for calf and fed cattle prices as well.
Angus Black Book Mobile app is an online tool box. It will streamline your commercial cattle operation’s record keeping in the field. This app provides real-time recording of multiple data points to assist in profitable management decisions. Our innovative Angus Black Book commercial cattle record keeping app instantly sets up your cow-calf operation to start keeping records. The app is able to function on or offline without hassle.
To get started download Angus Black Book mobile app on your smart phone. You can manage your entire herd via your smartphone. Producers have the option to visit the web portal www.angusblackbook.com to perform additional set up and management tasks for your herd.
Click here for more information.
You can also submit a listing to the
Commercial Angus Sales
which compiles upcoming state association sponsored sales or sales hosted by seedstock producers for feeder cattle or replacement females at the auction market, at the ranch or through video and online sales. Click
to submit a listing.
In addition, visit the
Association’s Feedlot Listing
page, where the Commercial Programs Department assembled a list of feedlots interested in Angus genetics. This resource includes vital information, services available and marketing options on each of the participating feedlots.
Enroll your feeder calves in one of the two value-added programs offered. Both programs offer marketing support via a weekly email listing AngusSource and/or Angus Link calves selling.
AngusSource is a USDA Process Verified Program that allows producers to enroll any breed of feeder calves in the following programs:
Age and Source verification. Producers need to download, complete and return this enrollment form (can this be a link) to get started. Please provide at minimum a copy of your calving records showing the date(s) of birth of your calves born from the group of calves you plan to enroll. Once you return this form give us a call or an AngusSource Administrator will contact you to complete your training.
NHTC (Non-Hormone Treated Cattle). Producers who do not use hormone growth promotants should consider this program. An onsite review is required for enrollment.
AS-NE3 (AngusSource Never Ever 3). Calves enrolled in this program will not have any growth hormone promotants, antibiotics or animal by-products used during their lifetime. An onsite review is required for enrollment. Calves enrolled in NHTC and/or AS-NE3 that are administered any non-conforming product can use the fall –out procedure to ensure the remainder of the calf crop retains the verification.
AS-CCH (AngusSource Cattle Care and Handling). This program raises consumer confidence by documenting proper management. Producers need to have a current BQA certification.
AS-CM (AngusSource Calf Management). Calf health is an industry topic and improves buyer confidence. Minimum vaccination requirements are required, additional vaccinations will be documented.
AngusSource…add a tag that adds value!
It may sound simple, but identification is the first step to managing and marketing your calf crop successfully. Identification is a
vital component for beef producer profitability. Visit the
Custom Cattle Tags
website for deals on ear tags from Allfex and
Destron Fearing, EID readers and many other accessories.
Is a feeder calf program that uses the American Angus Associations database to calculate scores and convey your calf crop’s genetic potential and performance to potential buyers. Enrollment is easy because it is a web-based platform and can be accessed at
What are the requirements for each enrollment group?
- Minimum 50% registered Angus sires
- 25% can be registered from other breed associations
- 25% can be non-registered sires, with a breed description
- Cow Herd information on breed type
- Calf coat color
- Number of cows on the operation and number of calves you plan to enroll
- Vaccination requirements include one round of blackleg, viral, and bacterial vaccines to be administered prior to shipment.
News & Information
Stay up-to-date with the latest industry information through the
Angus Beef Bulletin, published with commercial cattlemen in mind and offered free of charge.
Subscribe online, and while you are there, you can also submit your email address to receive the
Angus Beef Bulletin EXTRA. The electronic newsletter is sent monthly and covers the latest in market trends, herd management,
health and many other important topics.
Stay connected with the Certified Angus Beef® brand through a
from industry experts,
research and white papers,
social media, access to informational
and other news on marketing Angus-sired calves to reach their full potential.
More news and information for all producers — from seedstock breeders to feeders — is available through the industry’s
largest communications center,
Angus Media. The television
The Angus Report
recaps the week’s top cattle industry headlines on RFD-TV at 7:00 a.m. CST each Monday and 1:30 p.m. CST each Saturday, among other time slots. Check
your local listings for more information or watch the