Skipper joins American Angus Association

Published 8:03 am Wednesday, May 2, 2012

McKenzie native Sam Skipper is one of the newest members of the American Angus Association.

Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo., announced Skipper’s membership on Tuesday.

The American Angus Association, with nearly 30,000 active members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on nearly 19 million registered Angus.

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The Association records ancestral information, keeps production records on individual animals, and develops industry-leading selection tools for its members. These programs and services help members select and mate the best animals in their herds to produce quality genetics for the beef cattle industry and quality beef for consumers.