Donnell Brown

Donnell Brown and his wife Kelli are the fifth generation to own and manage the R.A. Brown Ranch in Throckmorton, Texas, a family business since 1895. They raise registered Angus, Red Angus and SimAngus cattle and sell 800 bulls and registered and commercial females at their annual auctions in March and October.

The R.A. Brown Ranch has been honored with many awards, including the Cattle Business of the Century Award from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. They use sound science and technology to produce superior genetics that fit the needs of commercial cattlemen. The strength of their program is shown by the decades of loyal repeat customers and having more than 20 bulls in major AI studs marketing semen around the world.

Donnell has served in a strategic planning capacity for four different breed associations and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. In 2017 he served as President of the Beef Improvement Federation. Donnell and his wife Kelli both served as National FFA Presidents. Kelli also served as President of the Red Angus Association of America.

Donnell and Kelli are blessed with two sons, Tucker and Lanham, who have joined them in their family ranching business. Together they are living their dream of raising cows, kids and Quarter Horses.