Grass Fed Beef

The cattle we offer for your enjoyment are naturally bred, born and raised here on our farm. We practice natural service breeding using our bulls and cows. Herston Red Angus graze our pastures, are never fed grain supplements, growth promoting hormone, or antibiotics, except as prescribed by our vet to treat an illness.†

 

FREQUENTY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT GRASS FED BEEF

Grass fed beef is different from the beef found at your typical grocery store meat counter.† Grass feeding improves the quality of beef, produces beef with less total fat, and makes the beef richer in omega-3 fats, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and conjugated linoleic acid.† The website The Worlds Healthiest Foods offers good information on the health benefits, nutritional information, and preparation techniques for grass fed beef.

 

Because grass fed beef is leaner than beef from cows on a conventional diet, it requires different cooking techniques to bring out the best textures and flavors of the product.† Click here for tips on cooking various cuts of grass fed beef.

 

Click here for information on how much meat is in a quarter and half side of beef.

 

HERSTON RED ANGUS GRASS FED BEEF

We sell 100% naturally raised grass fed beef.† Herston Red Angus cattle rotationally graze our pastures 6 to 7 months of the year, and enjoy hay from those pastures in the winter.†

 

Herston Red Angus cattle are gentle and easy calving.† Our family enjoys interacting them.

CURRENT AVAILABILITY - 2017

Herston Red Angus steers have been processed at Double J Meet Packing in Pierce, CO and Jensenís Blue Ribbon Processing in Fowler, CO

 

Individual cuts of beef, including ground beef, steaks, roasts, sausage, etc. can be purchased at the Fort Collins Farmerís Market at Harmony/Lemay from 11am - 3pm every Sunday from May through November.

 

The following quarters are available, with links to cut sheets below.

 

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