KNOW BEFORE YOU BUY
Browse Some of Our Most Asked Questions
KNOW YOUR CUTS
If you are unsure what type/cut of meat your looking for you can view this amazing cut guide, Here: Beef-Cuts-Print-Friendly.pdf (certifiedangusbeef.com)
DO I NEED A FREEZER?
Yes! You need freezer space, However it may not be as much as you might think.
Quarter Beef requires approximately 3.5 CU Ft.
Half Beef or Whole Pork requires approximately 7 CU ft. We recommend up to 10-14 CU ft for a little more room.
Whole Beef requires approximately 14- 21 CU Ft.
HOW LONG WILL THE MEAT LAST?
Bulk beef and pork is double wrapped at the butcher providing you the longest way to store meat. This can last you more than 12 months in a deep freeze environment.
WHY DO YOU COLLECT DEPOSITS?
When you sell your meat by hanging carcass weight. In order to provide you a fair price, we require a nonrefundable deposit, prior to sending an animal to slaughter. This is applied toward your selected portion of the animals hanging weight and overall balance.
HOW MUCH IS A HALF OR QUARTER STEER?
Here is an example of what your typical half beef cuts include; you can expect quarter cuts to be half of the example cuts below.
(individual cuts may vary based on wrapping, animal size, and specifications given to the butcher.)
Roasts (3-4 lbs each)
- Shoulder roasts: Avg. 3-4 Packages
- Chuck roasts: Avg. 6-8 Packages
- Sirloin tip roast: Avg. 3 Packages
- Rump roasts: Avg. 1 Packages
- Eye of round roast: Avg. 2 Packages
Steaks: (standard is 2 per package)
-T-Bone: Avg. 10-12 Steaks
-Rib eye: Avg. 12-16 Steaks
-Flank steak: Avg. 2 Steaks
-Round Steak: Avg. 8-10 Steaks
-Sirloin: Avg. 6-8 Steaks
-You receive on average 60-70 Lbs ground beef, in packages typically divided in to 1.5-2.5 lbs.
-Stew Meat: Avg. 4 1lb packages
-Short Ribs: Avg 3 Packages
-Soup Bones: Avg 5 Packages
Any cuts and wraps can be adjusted to your specifications with the butcher directly. Those details will be provided with final invoicing, and processing coordination.
HOW MUCH DOES TRANSPORTATION TO THE BUTCHER COST?
Transportation to the butcher is included in your final sale price. You select your meat quantity, We handle transfer of your animal to the butcher. Provide you contact information to select your cuts directly and arrange for pick up post processing.