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Why Natural Beef?
Walnut Hollow Ranch is known for all natural, high quality, grass-pastured beef from Black Angus cattle.
We produce a healthy beef choice for your family.
What is All Natural Beef?
Why Choose Grass Pastured Beef?
Cattle were designed to eat grass. Cattle are ruminants, their stomach and digestive system has a neutral pH balance on grass pasture. Feedlot cattle are fed a high grain diet and their digestive system becomes acidic, which may cause health problems. In this high stress environment, cattle are fed antibiotics continually to keep them from getting sick and gaining weight. Traces of antibiotics may be present in the final meat product.
Some research states that it can weaken the human immune system and make it easier for drug resistant strains to evolve. To maximize growth, cattle are grain fed in feedlots and typically implanted with hormones. A grain fed steer gains about 3-5 lbs per day and can reach finished weights in 14-16 months. Feedlots put profits first.
Here at Walnut Hollow Ranch, we take our time, in harmony with what Mother Nature gives us in our mountains. Our cattle gain 2-3 lbs. per day are finished in approximately 20-24 months.