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McConnells continue the family business


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McConnell Angus began in the 1950s by Royce McConnell's grandfather. Royce and his wife, Lisa, now run the operation.

After taking over

the family business,

started in

the 1950s by Royce

McConnell's grandfather,

young ranching

couple Royce and Lisa

McConnell and their

extended family remain

focused on producing

Angus cattle.

Additionally, the

owners and operators

of McConnell Angus

of Dix focus on raising

their families, growing

feed, and holding cattle


"We've been involved

in the cattle industry

all of our lives," said

Royce. "So that's somewhere

over 60 years of

combined experience."

They raise herd sires

and breeding stock,

running approximately

400 to 425 fall calving

cows annually on their


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