In today’s food system, people tend to lose track of where their food comes from and where it has been. When you buy beef or dairy from us you can rest assured your beef was raised by one local family and has spent its entire life in good hands. Support local agriculture and you will ensure a healthy community, and a healthy future for your family!
We love all types of beef, but to take away the confusion of GRASS FED
vs GRAIN FINISHED, check out this great comparison chart to the left!
Fodder is up to 80% digestible as opposed to about 30% digestibility for dry grain. Higher fat, protein, and simple sugar content will add butterfat to dairy cows/goats, add muscle and fat to feeder cattle, and provides complete nutrition for horses, alpaca, rabbits, chickens, etc...
Fodder is very cost effective. You are basically creating pasture out of water and thin air. Growing fodder can reduce your feeding cost by up to 50%!
The entire mat is eagerly consumed, roots and all. There is no waste from fodder. Animal waste breaks down more easily and there is less animal waste (manure) due to the high percentage of fodder being digested.
Provides Superior Nutrition
Fodder provides a much higher protein and vitamin content than dry grain. Since the
mat is living, it also provides enzymes, pro-biotics, and micro-nutrients that are not available in dry
Year Round Green Feed
Enjoy the rich milk and eggs one usually gets only during the Spring year round; grow a little fodder inside, or grow fodder in your shed! Ours is grown in a portable carport.
It takes much less water to grow Fodder than to water pasture. Water can be
recirculated through the system and then used to water other crops.
Peace of Mind
Grow Fodder regardless of local weather conditions. A year's worth of grain can be
purchased while prices are low and stored to be used as needed. Fodder can also be refrigerated for up to three days!
Rabbit meat is relatively low in fat; each 3-ounce serving has 6.8 grams of fat, which accounts for 37 percent of the calories. ... Your meal plan should ideally contain 44 to 78 grams of fat per day, or 20 to 35 percent of your calories. Rabbit meat is low in saturated fat, as well, containing only 2 grams.
Raising your own rabbits, when done effectively and in a timely manner, can save you money at the grocery store! Raw meat and the "leftover" pieces can be fed to your dogs, reducing your dog food costs. Overall, paying less than $2 per pound (about the price of chicken in the grocery store) but with tons of added benefits, including pelts, dog food, etc.
Rabbits can be raised in relatively small areas as they do well in groups or stackable cages. Our are raised in groups and small communities to provide mental and emotional stimulation and health. A happy livestock is a healthy livestock.
Year Round Food Source
Rabbits can be bred and butchered at anytime of the year, depending on your operation. This means, year-round food supply for you and your family.
Peace of Mind
Rabbits are a growing, sustainable livestock for homesteaders! Geow your own food source, provide nutrition boosts for your pets, and yourself. Make the most of the space you have.
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