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With your live animal purchase, we arrange the slaughter or harvest of the animal on our Trabuco Ranch, transportation to a local family butcher for processing, and communicate with the butcher on your behalf. Your meat will be hung and dry-aged for 25-28 days to allow natural enzymes to tenderize and enhance the flavor. Our local butcher will then call you and provide you with options for meat cuts (quantity of steaks, hamburger etc.). Your meat will then be custom cut and wrapped to your order. Once your meat is chilled, it is ready for you to pick up in Chino, CA. We can't ship whole/half cow orders as they are live animal purchases and not USDA processed.
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The purchase dates we provide are an estimate and the actual time you will receive your meat may vary by a month or more. We process our animals when they have gained adequate weight and are fat enough. Weight gain and fat gain can be affected by climate and the amount of green grass available. During longer hot seasons, the cattle do not eat as much and gain less. This can extend the amount of time to get your whole/half cow ready. We never supplement with any grains to speed up this process and instead rely only on nature. Should you have any questions about the date you will receive your whole/half cow, we are always available to provide you with updates.
The cost ends up being approximately $10 to $11 per pound of finished beef, and each half yields approximately 300 pounds of finished beef. Every animal is different, so these prices will vary based on the weight of the individual animal.
A deposit of $750 for a half cow and $1500 for a whole animal. The balance of the live animal purchase is due once the animal is slaughtered. You'll pay the butcher separately for the aging, cutting, wrapping, and freezing when you pick up your meat. Please note: this is a live animal purchase, non USDA processed, and can't be shipped.
We ordered a half-cow and were THRILLED with our purchase! Not only do we love supporting local ranchers, but the meat is high-quality, organic, grass-fed, and delicious! My (keto) heart is very happy and our freezer is full! We will definitely be back.
From ordering, to getting my questions answered by the rancher Mr. Fitzpatrick to picking up our meat, we couldn't be more happier. We split a half cow 3 ways and we all got so much meat, delicious meat. Thank you so much, we will definitely order again.
We raise 100% grass-fed, free-range beef on our family ranch. Our cows have a happy, stress-free life as they roam free across more than 550 acres of rolling hills that have been part of the Bates Mountain Home Ranch since 1922. We serve families who want to buy healthy, humane beef in bulk. We sell beef by the whole, half or quarter and our cows determine the exact schedule. You can tell us what kinds of cuts you like (ground beef, steaks, fillets, brisket, stew, etc), and then you pick it up in Exeter, CA, fully processed, frozen, and individually packaged. Nestled in the foothills of California's Sierra Mountains, we serve the Bakersfield, Los Angeles, Porterville, and Tulare County regions.
Not only are there many health benefits of buying our grass-fed beef (Check out our blog 5 Health Benefits of Grass-Fed Beef), but it is also environmentally more efficient. Here at TX Bar, we produce some of the best quality grass-fed beef that Northern California has to offer. However, we understand that not everyone wants to purchase a full cow, so we offer the choice to purchase half a cow and from there, you can choose the specific cuts you want and how you want them to be wrapped- meaning all you have to do is collect them from our local butcher and find somewhere to store it all! You may have a few questions about how to go about buying half a cow and how much beef you will actually be getting- so let us explain!
From an economical perspective, buying in bulk can be very beneficial for you, the customer. On our ranch here in Northern California, a half a cow usually gives 200-275 pounds of beef, but each cow is different so it may vary depending on the weight of the animal. However, purchasing half a cow is a little bit different from buying a full one. Once we receive your order, we will pair you up with someone who wants the other half, which saves you from having to find someone! We cannot process the order until we find the second person. Once your order goes through, we will request a deposit, and after this is all completed we will begin to work on your order and keep you updated on its progress! Once the order has been completed, it will be available for collection from our local butcher (Los Molinos Meats, California).
You may have concerns about how you are going to store nearly 300 pounds of beef. From our experience, an 8-12 foot cubic freezer is sufficient to store all the meat from half a cow. When stored in a freezer, the beef can last up to 12 months. But you should check your dimensions before processing an order, to ensure you can store it all.
There are numerous benefits to buying half a cow. The most obvious benefit of buying beef in bulk is the savings you make economically, especially for the quality of meat you are getting here at TX Bar. Not only that, but buying in bulk makes it easier to plan meals in advance when you know what you have. All you have to do is take the beef out of the freezer! The most important thing is that you know exactly where your beef is coming from, and you can rest assured that the meat is 100% hormone and antibiotic-free.
If you have any more questions about how to buy half a cow, please do not hesitate to contact us on (530) 949-4241, where we would be happy to answer any queries you may have about buying half a cow.
Buying in bulk, whether that be a full cow or a half a cow, it is the most cost efficient and affordable way to buy your beef. Whichever option you choose, you can expect that to cost you, on average, $8.50-$9.50 per pound of beef. When buying a cow for meat, there are some important things to remember. Firstly, every cow is different, so the prices will vary based on a number of factors, for example, the weight of the cow. There are three different weights that you should be aware of;
Similar to buying a full cow, when you buy half a cow, one of the main benefits is the economies of scale and subsequent savings you will make from buying in bulk. Not to mention the time saved and convenience of having a constant supply of meat in your freezer. Usually half a cow produces on average between 200 and 250 pounds of beef, which averages out to you paying between $8.50-$9.50 a pound. The meat can also last up to 2-3 years when stored properly & the vacuum sealed packages are not comprised. Still not convinced? Check out our piece explaining if buying half a cow worth it, here.
If you have any more questions about how to buy either a full or half a cow, or any queries relating to pricing, please do not hesitate to contact us on (530) 949-4241, where we would be happy to answer any queries you may have.
Stocking your family's freezer has never been easier. The perfect half cow that will serve as your freezer beef for months to come. Approximately 8-10 cubic ft. of chest freezer space needed per 1/2 cow. Delicious and buttery ground beef from Akaushi Wagyu cattle raised right here in our backyard in the rolling foothills of the Tennessee Smoky Mountains. Akaushi Wagyu cattle, originally from Japan, are known for their superior marbling, flavor, as well as health benefits due to the high concentration of monounsaturated fatty acids (the good fatty acids) and conjugated linoleic acid which helps support our immune systems.
Simpson's Meats farms, harvests, and butchers our own cattle. When you purchase a 1/2 cow from Simpson's, we are sending you every cut that we feel most folks would expect to receive from a half cow. Every cow has usually 2 of every cut so, with a 1/2 cow, you get 1 piece of every cut with all of the ground beef put into 1# packages. Buy your family's all-natural freezer beef from a family name that you can trust!
Greenhouse gases are a major cause of climate change, and methane is a potent greenhouse gas. Agriculture is responsible for 10 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., and half of those come from cows and other ruminant animals that belch methane and other gases throughout the day as they digest forages like grass and hay.
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