Beef Purchase Information

The Process of Purchasing a Whole Beef

We arrange for a Ranch Butcher and delivery to butcher. Butcher will call you to obtain Cut and Wrap instructions. Paper packaging is $0.95 per lbs and vacuum packaging is currently at $1.10 subject to change. This option is the best value with current prices, the whole process comes out to $5.64 per lbs of meat. You will also pay a harvest charge for the whole Option of $125.00 per head This is your Best Value. The customer owns the animal and we get a legal brand inspection proving ownership for them. They get to customize cut and wrap and request the hide be processed. We can help customers make arrangement at a tannery located in Turlock California.

Approximate Number of Cuts
These approximations are for 550 lbs. dressed weight beef from a 1,000 lb. animal.
The exact number will vary depending on the size of the animal and the size of the steaks and roasts.
Beef Cuts Product Description Whole Half Quarter
(including Sirloin, Porterhouse,
T-Bone, Ribeye)
7/8 inch thick, one to a pack,
Weight Varies
56 28 14
(including Chuck, Sirloin Tip and Top Round)
Two - Three Pounds Each 23 11 5
Ground Beef
One Pound Package 84 42 21
Other Cuts
Cubed Steaks
(thin pressed steaks)
One Pound 10 5 2
Boneless Stew
(stewing chunks)
One Pound 10 5 2
Weight Varies 2 1 Assorted
Short Rib 2.5 inches or Long Rib 6 inches
Two Pounds 10 5 2
Special Cuts
Ox Tails
Marrow Bones (round or cut in length)
Whole Tongue
Inquire for availability      

   Our Steaks are 7/8 inch thick, but you can specify the thickness.
   Thicker Steaks equal fewer Steaks.

 Ground Beef:
   Our Ground Beef is approximately 85% lean/15% fat

 Other Cuts:
   These can all be ground and proportions can vary by adding or reducing ground beef.