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Yakima Grass-Fed Angus




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A grass-fed cow consumes over 15 gallons of water daily?


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Frequently Asked Questions


What are the benefits of grass-fed beef?

Please see this article of benefits to eating grass-fed beef.



What is the difference between Grass-fed and Grain-fed?

Read this article to better understand why Grass-Fed Beef Is Better for You, Better for the Planet and Better for the Cows.

Grass Fed Beef Article



Who butchers your meat?

Our beef is harvested humanely on the ranch and then processed at Cullen Custom Meats in Sunnyside, Washington.


What is the difference between "hanging" vs. "packaged" weight?


• Hanging weight is the weight of the beef before processing.
• Packaged weight is the weight after processing and packaging.

Our meat is sold by the hanging weight—the weight of the meat as it hangs at the butcher shop after slaughter and before cutting. As the beef is aged for up to 14 days, the weight will decrease from some dehydration. When the cuts are made, there will also be some weight loss due to removal of bone, excess fat and gristle. The meat you take home will be 55-75% of the original hanging weight. The resulting packages from the carcass are then equally divided into groups of 2, 4, or 8 giving you purchasing packages of eighths, quarters, or half. That is to say, none of the premium cuts are removed from the portions. Your beef will arrive frozen, labeled, and double wrapped in freezer/butcher paper with a shelf life up to two years in the freezer..


What cuts of beef are in the Traditional Package?

The following is an example of what cuts to expect with a quarter of beef. Your quarter includes cuts from both hind and front of the animal for a variety of beef.  Note that these are approximate quantities that vary by each animal.  The example is based on a 700 pound hanging weight.
Click here for a visual poster of beef cuts (PDF).

   


   † Rib Steaks are individually wrapped and 1 inch thick
† † Round steaks are a combination of Top Round



What's in the Hamburger and Steak Package?

This package will include hamburger and choice steak cuts.

Hamburger & Steak Package example

   


When can I visit the ranch?

The pleasure of your company is requested!  

Yakima Grassfed Angus is hosting our annual fall party on September 12th, from 4pm 'til the bonfire embers die.

We will serve burgers, chili, beer, wine, and music.  Bring children, friends and kin, a warm jacket, sturdy shoes, and a side dish if you like.  We will also be pressing fresh apple cider, so bring a couple jugs if you'd like to take home cider.

Overnight camping is welcome.

When you arrive at 13780 Rutherford, look for the green arrows to direct you to the creek where the party will be. Hope to see you there.


Looking for Grade A grass-fed raw cow's milk?

We recommend Pride and Joy Dairy, located in Grainger, WA.  Visit their website Pride and Joy for more information.  They do serve the Seattle market.


Have a question?

Email us at: info@YakimaGrassFedAngus.com