Tye & Courtney Dorn Wedding- The Tye & Courtney Dorn Wedding was held
on June 5, 2010. The wedding was a beautiful site to behold! The
bison herd provided a great backdrop for the ceremony.
National Bison Conference - Beverly served as chair of the National Bison Association Winter Conference
in Denver in January 2014.
Fat Burger Adds Bison to Menu - We added a restaurant - Fat Burger
Grill - to our commercial client list in 2009. Our local health
food store, Brazos Natural Foods, is selling our meat almost more
quickly than we can supply it. Premier Raw Grill in Round Rock is also serving our meat.
Bison Consults on Book -
A Harlequin Romance novelist, Victoria Chancellor, called Beverly to
do research on bison ranching while she was working on her book, "An
Honorable Texan." When the book was published (Harlequin #1215), the
author thanked Beverly for "her help understanding and appreciating
bison." Summer 2009
Reaganne Goes to A&M - Reaganne, our 10-year-old 1,300-pound "pet"
buffalo cow, took a trip to town for a pedicure at the Texas A&M
Large Animal Veterinary Hospital. Her spa treatment was featured in
the next issue of Veterinary Medicine Today, the vet school's
Brazos County Commercial Heifer
Show Thank You Party- The Lucky B hosted
the annual fundraiser for the Brazos County 4-H Commercial Heifer
program in October 2009.
TREC Christmas Celebration - December 2008
The Texas Regional Eye Center held their
annual Christmas Celebration at the ranch on December 6, 2008. The event
included a meal of bison burgers, horseshoe matches and even a
"Buffalo Calling" competition! The evening was filled with fun and
entertainment for the whole group. The next time your group needs a
fun venue, contact Lucky B Bison for pavilion rental info.
Brazos County Commercial Heifer
Show Thank You Party- October, 2008
The Brazos County Commercial Heifer Show
Committee held a thank you party at the ranch on October 22, 2008.
This fund raiser was held in conjunction with the Youth Commercial
Heifer show and sale to raise scholarship monies for the youth in
the Brazos County. A BBQ dinner and dance was held.
Mason Family Graduation Party
We hosted a high school graduation party for
the Mason family in April, and everyone had a great time - April
St. Joseph Elementary Summer
Class tours the Lucky B Bison Ranch - August 2008
St. Joseph Elementary Summer Class had a picnic and tour of the
Lucky B Bison Ranch. Bison Hot Dogs were served to about 60 kids and
counselors. The kids were able to have fun coloring a bison picture,
playing buffalo games, hearing some Indian stories, visiting up
close with "Reaganne" (the ranch's pet bison) and having a hay ride
tour to see the entire bison herd. Beverly Brown told the kids some
interesting bison facts and talked about the ranch and raising
Texas A&M TALL Program kicks off
a new class at the Lucky B Bison Ranch. July
The Texas A&M Tall program kicked off
their 2008-2009 class at the Lucky B Bison Ranch where Bison burgers
were served to the new class. Guest speakers talked about their
recent trips abroad and introduced the new members to a true "Texas
From farm and ranch to processor and
supermarket, Texas agriculture faces unabated change. How it changes
in response to current forces such as environmentalism, new
technologies, consumer issues, governmental regulation and global
markets will profoundly impact agriculture for years to come. The
Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership (TALL) program is dedicated
in building future Texas leaders so that our food and fiber system is preserved and enhanced.
Given the critical issues facing agriculture today, there is a need
to provide intensive leadership development experiences for a
promising new generation of leaders. That is why the Texas
Agricultural Lifetime Leadership program
was established, and why we believe it is so important today
The Lucky B Bison ranch was
shown in the Spring 2008 CVM Today publication at Texas A&M
University. Click here for the article
Dr. James Derr has led research efforts in the
conservation genetics of American bison for 15 years and is shown
here with Assistant Research Professor Dr. Natalie Halbert. They
share a mutual appreciation for this iconic species with the owners
of the local Lucky B Bison Ranch, Donnis Baggett and Beverly Brown.
Stephen F. Austin High School,
class of 1966 hosted a "We turned 60" party- June
2008, the Stephen F. Austin high school alumni gathered at the Lucky B
Bison Ranch to have a group birthday party as the class members
turned 60. Jimmy Brown organized the party to celebrate the "coming
County Commercial Heifer Show Committee hosts a fund raiser at the
Lucky B Ranch -October 2007 The Committee
hosted their annual kickoff party (Spring 2008) to thank the patrons
and to help raise additional money for the youth Scholarship
Hutchison tours El Camino
Real - March 22, 2005
|Photo from the Bryan/College Station Eagle / Dave McDermand
|Beverly Brown of the Lucky B Bison Ranch serves
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison and daughter Bailey a chuck wagon
breakfast as Debi Mushinski looks on during Hutchison’s stop
in Bryan as part of her three-day El Camino Real
The Lucky B Bison ranch hosted a chuckwagon breakfast of bison
breakfast tacos and campfire coffee for Senator Kay Bailey
Hutchinson and a group of about 150 from the Bryan/College Station
area. The chuckwagon breakfast was the designated stop in the Brazos
Valley as the senator traveled the El Camino Real trail from the
Louisiana border to the Mexico border at Eagle Pass. The trip was in
commemoration of the El Camino Real Trail as it was
designated as a National Historic Trail. The early-morning breakfast
stop was a big hit with all in attendance.
|April 1, 2005: Ginney Ford and a group of 25 students and parents
came out to spend lunch at the Lucky B Bison ranch and learn about
the American Bison. The group admired the herd, had a lunch of bison
burgers and hot dogs and played games.
and summer are the busiest seasons at Lucky B Bison. New bison babies
are coming into the world, so there are little orange bundles of
life everywhere these days. Proud mammas are looking on protectively
as we drive through the herd carefully to see which ones are boys
and which ones are girls. Meanwhile, we're praying for rain and
getting ready for haying season.
just a few weeks the mating season will begin, and this one will
be even more exciting than last. Our herd bull, Rocky,
is ready for romance!
We're delighted that
Fat Burger on Wellborn Road in College Station is serving our half-pound
buffalo burger. Sales are going very well.
also supply bison meat to Brazos Natural Foods, 4303 S. Texas Avenue in Bryan. The meat business is booming!
A&M University class field trip:
Gerald Betty &"History Of Native Americans" students.