Farmer Friday

It’s All About the Beef

Why do we spend so much time moving our beef cattle?  Why does it matter?  Other farms just stick their cattle in a field and leave them there until harvest time.  It’s all about the beef that’s why!

My schedule is all about the beef, managing, scheduling, checking grass inventory, rotating etc.  Each day our cattle are rotated to a fresh paddock of grass at least once, often they are moved 2, 3 or even 10 times per day, sometimes several miles from the last paddock.

When our cattle are rotated through fresh paddocks of lush green grass nature takes over.  The cattle are grazing on the top third of our grass each day, this is where the energy is.  By chasing energy our cattle maintain a Neutral PH, which in turn allows them to utilize feed and minerals more efficiently.  They grow healthier, faster, and create more nutritious, tender, juicy beef, with amazing flavor.

Last Wednesday our feeder herd moved almost 2 miles to a 10 acre farm that we just leased.  They will graze roughly 1 acre a day for the next 25 days.

Monday we moved our cow calf herd a half mile to their next farm, they enjoyed 7 fresh paddocks along the way.  This herd is rotated through approximately 2 acres per day.  It’s great to see both herds in fresh tall grass.

Stock Up for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner, our pasture raised meats make the perfect gift.

The freezers are bursting at the hinges, full of 100% Grass-fed Beef and Pasture Raised Pork.  This afternoon I returned from our butcher with beef and pork, we have a great selection.

2884 West Glenville Rd

West Charlton NY 12010

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