Knowledge of where the beef is coming from is essential for anyone who buys, cooks or eats it. When it comes to healthy meats, grass-fed beef stands out. The way the grass-fed cattle are treated makes many people find them as a better option.
There are a number of false information about grass-fed beef that is being spread around. Here are some important facts you should know when buying grass-fed beef.
First of all know that all cows eat grass. The difference is that the cattle that feed in the feedlots ate pasture at some point. Acknowledge the fact that grass-fed cattle are not similar to grass finished ones. 100% grass fed beef is also known as grass-finished beef.
Grass fed beef are known for their tenderness, mouthwatering aroma and full-bodied flavors. When you want to make the best tenderizers, marinates and sauces, choose grass-fed beef. Furthermore, it provides healthy and high-quality protein and fatty acids. You can get to sample with a 10 lb “Just a Bite” package from the supplier of your choice. This will allow you to know exactly how the beef tastes. If you find it delicious, do not hesitate to purchase the 160 lb “The Whole Clan” Pack. The distributor of your choice should have all the necessary documentation as this will guarantee you to receive all the above benefits.
Grass fed cattle are never given growth hormones, grains nor antibiotics. However, this does not mean that they are 100% free from antibiotics. This is because such animals were raised in the factories. This is most likely avoided in small independent farms. It is, therefore, wiser to get your beef from a local farmer you are well knowledgeable about.
It is quite demanding when it comes to producing a 100% fed beef. There is need of huge pieces of land for grazing. This demand increases for farmers in dry areas. When it comes to consumption, grain fed cattle take a minimum of 13 months while grass fed ones take a minimum 20 months. All these require a farmer to have enormous land and time. To add on this, it is difficult to graze outdoors during harsh climates. These are reasons enough to justify the high prices of grass-fed beef. You should, however, choose an affordable distributor.
Consider the shipping and delivery dates of the suppliers. Choose on that is convenient for you. They should have a reasonable amount of time taken to deliver in tan and light tan areas in the map. This is not an exception for green and brown areas in the map.
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