When we say our animals are pasture raised, we truly mean that they live their lives on pasture. Pasture raised implies this idea but unfortunately most items in the store that say they are “pasture raised” aren’t what you image. Big companies have co-opted the term and will provide their animals access to a small […]
There are so many different ways to think about this question! The simplest way to answer is to look at the average individual consumption of meat and then multiply that by family size (since we have so many different sized families). In 2018, the average American ate 222 lbs of meat or 0.6 lbs per […]
One of the nice things about beef (or most any meat for that matter) is that it stores well for up to two years in a good freezer. Some people say that you shouldn’t store it for more than 1 year to maximize taste quality, but in cases of emergency that wouldn’t matter much. So […]
When it comes to swine dining, it’s as true as ever that you can’t fatten the pig on market day. Roasting pigs is a time-honored, and always well-attended past time that takes a good bit of preparation and know how to pull off. Here at Cove Creek Farm, we’ve put in the time with our […]
Quick answer: it ranges between about 650 and 1300 calories depending on the amount of protein and fat. Lower fat meats have less calories. To meet your daily calorie needs on just meat, most people would need to eat between 1 and 2lbs of meat per day. There are many people who feel best on […]
At Cove Creek farm we raise three heritage breeds: Large Black, Gloucester Old Spot, and the Mule Foot.
At Cove Creek Farm we believe that beef is the most complete single source of nutrition for maximum energy and overall well being (see the paper below). We are proud to raise our cattle completely on lush grass (with hay supplementation in the winter if necessary) in a natural environment. We rotate our cattle daily […]