Halves and Quarters of Beef
Halves and Quarters are referred to as “Freezer Beef”. This is the same premium quality Natural Dry Aged Beef as we sell as individual cuts. It is referred to as freezer beef because it is assumed that it will be held longer in your freezer because of the quantity and it is priced differently than the individual cuts.
How much does it cost?
A half is approximately 175-200 pounds of great tasting beef. A quarter will yield about 85-90 pounds. The exact amount depends on the “hanging weight” of the animal and how you determine to have it cut. The exact cost is calculated on the hanging weight times the market price at that time. Please contact us for current pricing. Add this value to the convenience of having wholesome, natural, great-tasting beef right in your freezer!
How will it come?
The beef is aged in a temperature humidity controlled chill box for at least 21 days; it is then cut, vacuum sealed, and labeled. The beef will stay good for up to a year (or more!) as long as it’s kept in a consistent and reliable freezer.
Cutting instructions for your half or quarter of beef will be determined by you! How thick do you want your steak? So you want the bone left in your cuts or would you like them to be boneless? So you want minute steaks cut or fajita strips etc. These instructions should be based on the size of your family and your cooking preferences. For example, does your family enjoy roasts or do you use more ground meat? These are some questions that will need answered when cutting your side of beef. Because this is a process that is designed for you in mind, please plan ahead to ensure availability.
You can see a chart of beef cuts here
If you are ordering a quarter, again cutting instructions would need to be specified. You will receive the same variety of cuts as a half of beef but less quantity of the cuts.
Some common cuts from a half of freezer beef:
T-Bone or Porterhouse Steaks
London Broil Roasts
Eye of Round Roasts
Sirloin Tip Roasts
Country Style/Short Ribs
Stew Meat Packs
Beef Liver Packs
*Soup Bones, Organ Meat and Ox Tail are available also.
It takes about 3-4 weeks from the time a half or quarter is ordered until it will be ready. This time is needed for harvesting, the dry aging procedure and the individual cutting and preparation of the meat. Once it is ready we will establish a pick up time at Logan Family Farms ‘On Farm Market’ , at one of the areas community Farmer’s Market or another mutually agreed upon location.
The luxury of this is the convenience that you know that there is GREAT tasting wholesome beef a few steps away in your freezer waiting for you!
To place an order, you may reach us over the phone at 724-875-1471, email us info@LoganFamilyFarmsLLC.com or via our web form. All orders are available for pickup, for other orders a convenient location may be arranged for delivery.