At Excell Santa Gertrudis superior Females are our focus and priority. Our females are selected not only for conformation but for docility and longevity. It’s not uncommon for Excell bred females to produce quality show and replacement calves year after year well into their teens. Females in our herd currently trace back to the most well-known show bloodlines in the Santa Gertrudis breed available the last thirty years. Replacement and show females are always available at the ranch headquarters just south of Houston, Texas in Santa Fe, Texas. Please contact us for more information on available progeny from the females below and others.


XL's River Ruby 014

Registration Number: 20206424
Date of Birth: 11/02/2020
Sire: XL's Master Jude 326
Dam: Twin Creek 503 

XL's River Ruby 014 is the definition of what a modern Santa Gertrudis Female should be in our opinion. Structurally flawless, moderate, and ultra high volume. Combine this with a near perfect udder and you have true longevity and profitability in a program. River Ruby is an own daughter of the highly successful and now cloned Twin Creek 503 donor in our program. Uniquely, Ruby is sired by XL's Master Jude 326 who is a XL's Midas 355 son out of a tremendous three quarter blood grade up cow. River Ruby recently completed a successful show career taking titles of 2023 Grand Champion Open Female- San Antonio Livestock Show, 2023 Houston International Senior Champion Female, 2023 Rodeo Austin Reserve Grand Female, and 2023 Mid-Coast Reserve Grand Champion Female.


XL's Lenina 116

Registration Number: 20210193
Date of Birth: 2/02/2021
Sire: XL's Midas 355
Dam: XL's Hannah Dos 353 (ET)

Lenina was our standout XL Midas 355 daughter of 2021. She's been ultra successful in the show ring taking many titles including 2022 Houston International Champion Female, 2023 Open National Yearling Champion Female, 2023 SGBI Reserve Overall High Point Female, and 2022 Miss North America Santa Gertrudis Female. In 2004 we exhibited the Jr. National Champion Female SCC Hanna 2S23. Upon conclusion of that achievement we purchased the Dam of Hanna 2S23 and flushed her back the same way producing full siblings. One of the female flushmates, XL's Hannah Dos 353 ET is the dam of Lenina and still producing in the Excell herd at 11 years of age. Now retired from the ring, Lenina will be an integral part of the Excell Donor lineup. 


XL’s Cleopatra 008 ET

Registration Number: 20201163
Date of Birth: 5/09/2020
Sire: Dreamboat 037E2
Dam: RAR Miss Abigail 1637

XL's Cleopatra 008 ET is the newest donor in our elite lineup. She is a daughter of 2X National Produce of Dam and 2023 SGBI Dam of the Year RAR Miss Abigail 1637. Her titles include 2023 SGBI High Point Overall female, 3rd Overall Female at the 2022 Jr. National Santa Gertrudis Heifer Show, and lastly 2023 Open National Champion Female.



Registration Number: 20191601
Date of Birth: 6/15/2019
Sire: 777 Honey Badger 1202
Dam: HDHF Magnum 6014 ET

A maternal sibling to XL’s Midas 355 out of foundation HDHF Magnum 6014 (ET), Something Amazing 999 is truly nothing short of amazing. Her carcass performance styled with her unique look and design have made her a mainstay in the Excell embryo transfer program.


Twin Creek 503

Registration Number: 20144682
Date of Birth: October 25, 2015
Sire: Wendt 7929
Dam: TC 498

Twin Creek 503 is without a doubt one of the most successful and influential females we’ve had the privilege to acquire. Producing hugely successful show females such as XL River Rose 677, XL River Dahlia 888, and XL Three Rivers 903 it’s easy to see why she was named 2020 SGBI High Point Produce of Dam as well as 2020 National Champion Produce of Dam. Without hesitation we made the decision to Clone 503 in late 2020 making her the fourth Santa Gertrudis female in the world to be cloned.


RAR Miss Abigail 1637

Registration Number: 20161885
Date of Birth: April 5, 2016
Sire: Briggs 034/13
Dam: Rocking A’s Annabelle 1105

RAR Miss Abigail 1637, our current lead donor female, was acquired from the historic Rocking A Ranch in Brenham, Texas in late 2018. 1637’s Dam, Rocking A’s Annabelle 1105 is without question the most successfully shown Swapfire 633 daughter winning Reserve Grand Open Santa Gertrudis female at Houston livestock show and rodeo in 2013 as well as Grand Open Santa Gertrudis Female at the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Its no surprise Abigail 1637 is a machine from a production standpoint producing calves such as XL That Color Red 118 ET, and XL Cleopatra 008 ET.


HDHF Magnum 6014 (ET)

Registration Number: 1263114
Date of Birth: July 12, 2006
Sire: Magnum 357
Dam: Hunt's DHF Miss Carley 243

HDHF Magnum 6014 is an embryo transfer daughter of two times National Champion 5-E Magnum 357. As the dam of XL Midas 355 and many other retained calves her influence in the Excell herd is easily recognized.

These females and more are the basis and heart of our program. We offer IVF aspirations on these donors through the year based on breeding status. Please contact us for opportunities.


Sam, Sandy, and Todd Hyde
7110 Bar O Ranch Road
Santa Fe, TX 77517

Todd: 281-705-0832