Beef: Whole Cow Deposit

$500.00

Non-refundable Deposit; Balance due upon pick up.

Our whole cow price is: $4.50/lbs hanging weight when vacuum sealed in plastic, $4.25/lbs. hanging weight if sealed in freezer paper. This is inclusive of all processing costs, aging, freezing fresh and packaging. Our average hanging weights typically come in around 750 lbs. (whole cow) which yields between 400 lbs. – 425 lbs. of take home yield depending on how you choose to have the steer butchered.

 

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Next available half-beef: We have sold out of half/wholes for 2021 but have several available for May & June 2022 harvest.

 

Our beef price is: $4.50/lbs. hanging weight when vacuum sealed in plastic, $4.25/lbs. hanging weight if sealed in freezer paper. This is inclusive of all processing costs, aging, freezing fresh and packaging. Our average hanging weights typically come in around 750 lbs. (whole cow) which yields between 400 lbs. to 425 lbs. of take home yield depending on how you choose to have the steer butchered.

For example, if you choose bone in ribeyes, Porterhouses, bone in chuck roast and bone in shoulder roast your take home weight will climb higher although you’ll still be getting the same amount of beef (just more bone). Another benefit to ordering a whole/half is that you also get soup bones to make your own beef stock as well as some of the more creative cuts such as liver, heart, tongue and oxtail. These cuts are collectively referred to as the offal and with some creativity and proper preparation they can make a good meal!

The easiest way to look at the value proposition of buying a half/whole is that you’ll end up saving approximately 25% versus buying that same quantity of beef from us in our small bundles throughout the year.

When you place your deposit for a half, we will then reserve an animal for you + harvest date. We’ll also help you determine what cuts are best for your family and we’ll complete your processing ‘cut sheet’ together.

Questions: Please do not hesitate to contact us!

How much freezer space do I need for a half cow? We recommend a small chest-type freezer. 14 cubic foot model;  30 lbs. of beef = 1 cubic foot of freezer space