The Red Alliance Program 

Our members strongly subscribe to the use of artificial insemination, embryo transfer and outstanding herd sires in order to stay on the leading edge of economically relevant traits that enhance production of high quality Red Angus bulls and females for our customers. It is the same general philosophy employed by top breeder programs in the country.  We don’t profess to be smarter, better or more progressive than other top programs around the country, but we know that we provide genetics and performance that are equal to the best in the country. What we will tell you is that when you look beyond all of the hyperbole in advertising and take a look at what we provide you will see that our cattle are as good as anyone’s in the country.

Meet our team of professional Red Angus bull producers…. 


Steel Caps Cattle Company

Eric Durbin & Suzanne Appolito-Durbin  469-735-9528

Founded with and still relies heavily on proven genetics from Red Alliance member ranches combined with advanced reproductive techniques (AI, ET, IVF). They strive to produce animals with the performance and growth characteristics required for profitability in today’s commercial cattle markets. With ranches located in Howe and Van Alstyne, Texas they are located in the North Texas area.  For more information visit their website, or contact them at  214-287-6442 


Whisnand Red Angus Farm / Brian and Karen Whisnand
214-762-8541 /

Their goal is to produce superior quality Red Angus cattle for use by highly discriminating seed stock and commercial cattle producers.  They have raised Red Angus cattle since 1996.  They strive to produce the highest quality genetics by starting with a cow herd that has been built by cherry picking from the best herds around the country. In addition they use artificial insemination and embryo transfer extensively in order to take full advantage of the best in Red Angus genetics.  This operation has leveraged the high quality genetics offered through the Red Alliance program by purchasing top rated bulls to serve exclusively as their herd sires. 


Randy and Ronda Wickman / Dr. Terrance and Diana Wickman

Wickman Farms is a family owned operation located in Northeast Texas. They have raised registered Red Angus cattle since 1986.  This family is a long time progressive producer of superior quality Red Angus bulls and replacement females.  Wickman Farms contributes much of their success to being a strong subscriber to the high quality genetics offered through the Red Alliance program and consistently purchase top performing bulls to serve as their herd sires.  This dedication and commitment to the Red Alliance program has produced outstanding results that are shared with our customers.  One more example of a member making exclusive use of genetics produced by the Red Alliance program for use as their herd sires.


Pittman Red Angus>
Randy Pittman

Randy Pittman has been involved in animal agriculture his entire life.  Randy has taught Animal Science and Agriculture in the public school systems for over 40 years.  Many of his former students are now Agriculture teachers and cattle raisers.  Many of those former students, and now adults in the ranching industry, still reach out to him for advice and guidance.  His focus for many years has been in the commercial cow/calf sector and serving as a consultant to many local ranchers.  Over the past several years he has moved into providing seed stock Red Angus cattle on a highly selective basis.


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