Tom, Cay, Beth, John and Antoinette

For as long as I can remember, my family loved the Texas Hill Country. After years of being on different leases, we decided to buy our own property. Once my son, John, and I were introduced to 750 acres in southwest San Saba County during the peak of Bluebonnet season in 1997, we knew that we had found our Hill Country get-away.

During years of enjoying hunting, fishing, and relaxing at our ranch, our son and daughter, Beth, grew up and left home for TCU in Ft. Worth. With empty nest syndrome in full swing, my wife, Cay, and I decided to replace our kids with a few cows. By now, John had married Antoinette who was working at that time for the TLBAA in Ft. Worth. So, we joined, read, studied pedigrees, and then bought five cows to begin our journey.

In November 2010, we were privileged to have the opportunity to purchase 67 cows, one steer, and one bull from Luke Rutledge. With this purchase, we acquired some of the best cattle in the industry. For our future,we intend to continue to build on the tradition of breeding quality that Luke demonstrated for years.


Tom and Cay Billingsley
Lufkin, Texas
Email: 
tom@jewellhudgens.com or caybillingsley@yahoo.com

Tom's cell: 936-465-1397 | Cay's cell: 936-635-8605