After years of using Santa Gertrudis bulls in their own commercial operation and managing a family-owned purebred ranch, Wortham Bend Farms, Bill and Kati Barrett and their three daughters began Five Oaks Ranch. With foundation females and herd bulls purchased in the Wortham Bend Farms dispersal sale in 1980, Five Oaks was born.

Consumer demands for leaner beef, and the commercial man's demand for performance and breed predictability make it necessary for the responsible producer to back up his genetics with numbers. Feed efficiency and performance put the dollars in your pocket. It's DOLLARS that make SENSE!