Raising Grass-Fed Beef

If you keep cattle, you can save a lot of money by raising grass-fed beef.



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Properly pastured, raising grass-fed beef cattle can yield you more meat — up to 200 pounds more, with less fat and at less cost than commercial grain-fed beef.
PHOTO: HELEN MOLITOR
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LEFT: Your livestock can show a steady one-pound-a-day weight increase during their first winter if you feed them the right amount of good-quality hay. RIGHT: Test a sample of your cattle's hay by poking into a bale and pulling out a random wisp. Make sure it's dry, crispy, light green, and won't snap when bent.
HELEN MOLITOR

















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