ARMITAGE LIVESTOCKA commercial female marketing company developed to supply quality replacements for the beef cattle industry. Started in 1988 utilizing both public auction and private treaty sales all housed, developed and bred producing quality in numbers.
A Bar Ranch
The nucleus of our ranching operation consists of four ranches owned in Rogers, Mayes and Craig counties. The headquarters at Claremore is utilized for maintaining heifers through their first year of production and the broodmare band along with hosting two bred female sales annually. The A Bar Ranch cowherd utilizing these ranches have been developed over the past 25 years as a closed herd. Bred heifers added each year must conceive the first 30 days of expose and meet our rigid selection criteria. Bred heifers from our base cowherd are offered only through the ranch auctions. The cowherd was built from purebred Hereford cows mated to Brahman bulls producing F1’s. The bulk of today’s cowherd are sired by Angus bulls and calves are 1/8 to 1/32 Brahman with 7/8 to 31/32 Angus. Developed to fit the environment of eastern Oklahoma and end product to fit the beef industry demands.