|Fox Run Farms LLC, Mexico
Fox Run Farms, just north of Mexico, will serve as the midday and lunch stop. Owned by Bob and Dena Baudendistel, the beautiful facility featured on the tour was a cornfield just three short years ago.
Dena has been raising cattle for the past 18 years, and, together with Bob, started Fox Run Farms in 2002. They, along with their staff (general manager Danny Lynn, herdsman Shannon Van Horn, and show and sale cattle manager Kris Lynn), agree that they want to build a herd that is synonymous with integrity and quality.
Although relatively new to the Angus business, Fox Run Farms is active in the MCA and the Missouri Angus Association. They are planning their first production sale for fall 2006. Currently they consign cattle to the Missouri Angus Futurity and market their genetics through publications, including the Angus Journal, Missouri Angus Trails and local media. Most important to the Baudendistels is building relationships with other Angus producers and promoting their cattle at a personal level through word of mouth.