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Why do Cattle Live In Herds?

By Alycia McClure on July 10, 2015

Cattle naturally have a herd mentality. Herd behavior describes how individual animals (and interestingly enough – people) in a group act collectively as one unit. When cattle are together in a herd...

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Switch up Your Party Menu with Smokey-N-Sweet BEEF Ribs!

By Alycia McClure on July 3, 2015

Beef ribs can seem intimadting if you've never cooked them before but for the price, amount of meat and mouth watering goodness you can have with them they are beyond worth it. Short ribs are...

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An Open Letter to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

By Trista Brown on June 15, 2015

Recently the USDA Dietary Guidelines submitted a proposal to change the fact that lean beef is included as a healthy option in your diet. Below is our response. I’m writing to share my concerns with...

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It's National Prime Rib Day, Ya'll!

By Alycia McClure on April 27, 2015

MMMMM April 27, National Prime Rib Day, next to our recent discovery of schmacon(beef bacon), THIS is the stuff dreams are made of. When perfectly aged and cooked correctly, prime rib can be cut with...

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5 Ways Cattle Are Actually Good For the Enviroment

By Alycia McClure on April 22, 2015

So it’s earth day, and instead of going out and hugging some trees what do you say we take a few minutes to discuss the original green machine – the cow. By now I am sure you have heard many claims...

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Animal Welfare at Cattle Empire

April 13, 2015

At Cattle Empire, our number one priority belongs to our animals and our employees. In order to maintain this promise we developed animal care policies for both Cattle Empire feedyards and Empire...

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Congratulations On Your Nomination, Calie!

By Alycia McClure on March 9, 2015

As the Assistant Foreman at Empire Calf Ranch, Calie Kalkowski (say that ten times fast), is responsible for maintaining the milk and feed rations as well as overseeing appropriate and timely care of...

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How To Buy Meat

February 13, 2015

Buying meat can be very intimidating when you aren’t exactly sure what you are looking for or at. What’s the difference between this cut and another? How can you tell when meat is of good quality?...

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The Top 10 Reasons YOU Should Be Eating BEEF

January 7, 2015

1. It’s environmentally friendly. Ranchers and farmers play an important role in the survival of native species and our grasslands as these open spaces provide habitat for 75% of America's wildlife...

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The Best Bovine Gifts

December 19, 2014

It’s no secret we have a love affair with the bovine species (cows) around here. So in celebration of the Christmas season we put together a must have list of cow related gifts for each person in...

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