the Beef ?
looking to purchase
some good Highland Beef,
quantites have been
but this year we should have a bit more to sell.
Our customer base has
been increasing each year with word of mouth being our best
Our animals are raised naturally on pasture and hay and are
grain during the winter,
fashioned way" without growth hormones, antibiotics or animal by
When they are ready, they
are butchered at a local provincially
We have been selling our meat as mixed quarters
or by the pound in $50 - $125 packages for those wanting to give it a
At present we have a good supply of beef in stock,
please give us a call or email us if you are interested in purchasing some.
Beef is quite lean and
coat insulates against the climate and reduces the need to develop
excess back fat.
Recent studies in both North America and the UK have shown that
Highland Beef is consistently much lower in fat content and cholesterol
than other breeds. It is so lean that it compares with chicken and fish
The marbling of the beef gives the same tenderness and tastiness as the
other cattle breeds.
Agricultural College, Dept. of Food Science and Technology published by
McCance & Widdowson, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and
Two brochures produced by
The Canadian Highland Cattle Society that I believe are no
in the UK list the quantities of fat per 100 grams as:
FAT CONTENT Highland Beef Overall 4.5 g/ 100g
Other Breeds Beef Overall 15.6 g/ 100g
CHOLESTEROL CONTENT Highland Beef Overall 40.9 mg/100g
Other Breeds Beef Overall 64.3 mg/100g
PROTEIN Highland Beef Overall 20.7 g/100g
Other Breeds Beef Overall 18.6 g/100g
IRON Highland Beef Overall 2.1 mg/100g
Other Breeds Beef Overall 2.0 mg/100g
Click on each image to view a .pdf file of each brochure.
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