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Dimitri Mataragas, owner

 

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

October 10, 2015 - Second Annual Iron Lake Ranch Production Sale, Athens, TX
October 31, 2015 - The Ladies of the Royal Sale, Kansas Cisty, MO
December 2015 - Hoffman Ranch and Iron Lake Ranch Joint Internet Embryo Sale
January 2016 - National Western Hereford Sales, Denver, CO

 

 

 

Iron Lake Ranch is dedicated to producing Top Quality Hereford Seedstock that balances Muscle, Volume and Eye Appeal with Performance, Carcass Quality and EPD profiles to lead the industry.

To achieve this goal...
We use the most proven sires of the Hereford Breed and combine them with the finest Donor Cows to develop a Uniform, Functional set of cows with great udders and plenty of pigment.
We have invested in Cutting Edge Herd sires that are leaders in performance and power.

     
 

Ranch News...

IRON CLAD GENETICS II - SECOND ANNUAL SALE October 10, 2015 • Athens, TX

Featuring 50 premium lots from Iron Lake Ranch.

CRR 719 Catapult 109 -
SELLING HALF INTEREST AND FULL POSSESSION AT THE IRON CLAD GENETICS II SALE.

Catapult is fast becoming one of the most popular bulls in the Hereford Breed.  The progeny are thick and deep with the look that both registered and commercial breeders desire.  In addition to look, he provides a very balanced EPD profile that includes a very moderate birth weight, but yet also make him a trait leader for both Weaning and Yearling weights.  Combine this with his Rib Eye and it puts him in the top 1% of the breed for CHB ($) index.  Do not miss out on this tremendous opportunity to own on of the breed's greats.

View pedigree and EPDs

 

 

$100,000 DONATION TO HYFA Iron Lake Ranch, along with Churchill Cattle Co and Stuber Ranch donated the Lot 1 donation heifer to the Mile High Night Sale that brought $100,000 to benefit the Hereford Youth Foundation of American. read more

 

 

 

IRON LAKE RANCH PURCHASES POWER FEMALE FROM HOFFMAN RANCH

H Ms 5139 Advance 4007
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HH Miss Advance 5139R - dam of 4007

 

Iron Lake Ranch recently purchased H Ms Advance 4007 from the 2014 Hoffman Sale. She is currently the highest selling Hereford Female on record at $185,000. and is by 88X, the Hereford bull that is gaining in popularity every day as the calves keep getting better and better.  The mother is 5139R the line one donor cow that commanded $175,000 in the 2013 Hoffman Sale and has recorded $2,000,000 in progeny sales.  This heifer perfectly fits the Iron Lake program of combining performance with style.

 

 

 

Pete the working mascot!

 

 

 
 

Links...

American Hereford Association website

Schacher Auction Services website

GEM Herd Management Software website

 
     
     

 

 

 
                 
 

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