Dimitri Mataragas, owner




February 3, 2014 - Cowtown Select Sale, Fort Worth, TX
February 8, 2014 - Fort Worth Commercial Heifer Sale, Fort Worth, TX
October 11, 2014 - Inaugural Iron Lake Ranch Production Sale, Athens, TX




Iron Lake Ranch is dedicated to producing Top Quality Hereford Seedstock that balances Muscle, Volume and Eye Appeal with Performance, Carcass Quality and EPD profiles to lead the industry.

To achieve this goal...
We use the most proven sires of the Hereford Breed and combine them with the finest Donor Cows to develop a Uniform, Functional set of cows with great udders and plenty of pigment.
We have invested in Cutting Edge Herd sires that are leaders in performance and power.


Ranch News...

ANNOUNCING THE INAUGURAL IRON LAKE RANCH PRODUCTION SALE: Check back often for updates about our first production sale to be held October 11, 2014.



Miles McKee Headed to Texas...

Following the bull show at the 2014 National Western Stock Show where the record setting C Miles McKee was named Grand Champion Bull and later went on to receive the Supreme Champion title, Iron Lake Ranch was aproached and granted the opportunity to acquire an interest and full possession.



Iron Lake Ranch's Junior Herd Sire Leads off the Denver Champion Pen!

Look for Regal in Fort Worth and Houston.


Catapult Named Reserve Senior Champion Bull!

One-quarter interest in Catapult son sells for $74,000.



NEWEST HERD SIRES: Please visit the Herd Sire & Semen page for more information about our exciting new bulls.


COWTOWN SELECT SALE: We are pleased to offer ILR genetics in Fort Worth. Please visit the For Sale page for more information.

ILR 743 Timeless Lady 305A ET (43380546)




K&B Lady Sentry 8090U (42904723)


FORT WORTH COMMERCIAL HEIFER SALE: We are also proud to consign to the Fort Worth Commercial Heifer Sale. Visit our F1 page for more information.


DONOR POWER: Iron Lake Ranch purchased the 6155S from Holden Herefords at their annual sale, Monday, March 11, 2013. HH Miss Advance 6155S (42674137) was the high-selling female lot at the sale. For more information, please visit the Foundation Female page.

HH Miss Advance 6155S (42674137)

Record setting, line one Hereford cow purchased by Iron Lake Ranch.



Meet the newest member of the Iron Lake Team...

Pete the working mascot!






American Hereford Association website

Schacher Auction Services website

GEM Herd Management Software website





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