How to buy a side of beef - step by step

Buying a side of beef can be an economical way of filling the freezer and supporting your local farmer but the process can be extremely confusing for the first time customer. Here's a detailed primer on how it works and what to expect in seven easy lessons:

Buying a side of beef - Lesson one: Buying shares

Buying a side of beef - Lesson two: Live weight, hanging weight and dressed weight

Buying a side of beef - Lesson three: Calculating the price for a side of beef

Buying a side of beef - Lesson four: Cuts of beef

Buying a side of beef - Lesson five: Providing cut and wrap instructions

Buying a side of beef - Lesson six: Transportation and storage

Buying a side of beef - Lesson seven: Summary and frequently asked questions

I hope you enjoyed this series on how to purchase a side of beef and found it educational and informative. Now that you are well versed in the entire process, I encourage you to seek out a local farmer and fill the freezer. If you have any comments or questions, I am always happy to help and can be reached via email:
Ranchsteady AT gmail DOT com.

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