Mount Ulla man registers most Angus in N.C.
Joe K. Hampton of Mount Ulla, ranked as ninth largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in North Carolina, having recorded 69 head of Angus with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2011, which ended Sept. 30, a press release said.
Angus breeders across the nation registered 294,975 head of Angus cattle in 2011.
“Our year-end statistics continue to demonstrate strong demand for Angus genetics and solidify our long-held position as a leader in the beef cattle industry,” said Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association. “These results underscore our members’ commitment to providing genetic solutions to the beef cattle industry.”
The American Angus Association, headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo. is the largest beef registry association in the world in terms of both annual registrations and active members. For more information about the Angus breed go to www.angus.org