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MC Ranch – Santa Gertrudis Breeder of the Year 5 Consecutive Years

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Welcome to MC Ranch

MC RanchMC Ranch is located in the scenic Northwest Georgia foothills. MC Ranch is owned and operated by Judy McDaniel with her four children: Wes, Ali, Anna, Will and their families following the untimely passing of patriarch Dr. Burton McDaniel in late April, 2019.

Dr. McDaniel began raising Santa Gertrudis influenced cattle in 1970 and exhibiting Santa Gertrudis cattle in 1990. MC Ranch exhibited their first National Champion Female, Scarlet in 1992. Scarlet went on to be the cornerstone of MC Ranch’s breeding program. MC Ranch has bred and exhibited countless National Champion and high point award winning females and bulls. Most recently Will McDaniel exhibited the 2014 National Junior Heifer Show Champion, MC 202. MC Ranch is proud to have earned the Santa Gertrudis Breeders International Breeder of the Year Award 5 years in a row.

While certainly proud of their accomplishment in the show ring, MC Ranch‘s current focus is on the integration and spread of NuGen genetics across the globe. MORE>>

The Official NuGen Project Logo

MC Ranch is home to the Official Santa Gertrudis Breeders International NuGen Project.  The NuGen Project utilized the best Brahman and Shorthorn genetics to develop genetically superior purebred Santa Gertrudis which exceed beef industry standards.

Santa Gertrudis Breeders International logo

MC Ranch is committed to the success of Santa Gertrudis Breeders International. General information about Santa Gertrudis Breeders International and Santa Gertrudis cattle can be obtained at

Star Five Program logo

MC Ranch utilizes the SGBI Star Five program to showcase the value of Santa Gertrudis genetics to commercial breeders.

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