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Top 10 Missouri beef producers with most registered Angus

Missouri beef producers stick with Angus genetics to improve, grow their cattle herds.

November 2, 2015

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The American Angus Association recently recognized the 10 producers who registered the most Angus beef cattle in the state of Missouri.

The cattlemen combined to record a total of 4,271 registered Angus with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2015, which ended Sept. 30, according to Richard Wilson, the Association's interim chief executive officer.

The 10 top recorders in Missouri are:

1. Kenny Ogden, Lockwood

2. Alan W Mead, Barnett

3. Sydenstricker Genetics Inc, Mexico

4. Circle A Ranch, Iberia

5. Hopewell Farms Livestock LLC, Paris

6. Leon Kleeman, Miller

7. Jerry Bennett Farms Inc, Browning

8. Hawk Angus Farms, Bolivar

9. Hinkles Prime Cut Angus, Nevada


10. Mr. and Mrs. Jack C Baker, Butler

In 2015, Angus breeders across the nation registered 320,362 head of Angus cattle. "Our growth this fiscal year continues to demonstrate strong demand for Angus genetics and solidifies our long-held position as a leader in the beef cattle industry," Wilson says. "These results underscore our members' commitment to providing genetic solutions to the beef cattle industry."

The American Angus Association is the nation's largest beef breed organization, serving 25,000 members across the United States, Canada and several other countries. The Association provides programs and services to farmers, ranchers and others who rely on Angus to produce quality genetics for the beef industry and quality beef for consumers. For more information about Angus cattle and the Association, visit www.ANGUS.org.

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