Raising great quality 100% grass fed beef for Thousand Hills Cattle company requires knowledge in 3 areas:
- Selection of optimum cattle genetics for grass fed beef.
- Good pasture and grazing management, including fencing, watering systems, and flexible, rotational grazing systems.
- Improving the quality and quantity of forages grown on your farm or ranch.
- Todd Churchill, Founder, Co-Owner
One of the most common question we get is "How do I know when my cattle are ready for slaughter?"
This video addresses this question very well.
to download the Thousand Hills Cattle Company's grower protocol.
Written for perspective growers, this document lists the specifications
they agree to in order to market their grass fed beef under the
Thousand Hills name. The standards are the result of consultation
with leading American livestock and grazing consultants, as well
as Food Alliance Midwest, the third party certifier that ensures
the standards are understood and upheld.
Download the Thousand Hill Cattle Company's producer affidavit.
This affidavit must accompany the cattle when shipped to the processing plant.
Click here to download
our short 100% Grass-Fed Beef Program Recommendations
It's a 2-page step by step outline to get you started raising
100% grass fed beef. It also provides you with contact information
for our topic experts so you can confer with them about any questions
you may have.
Order the popular DVD documenting Thousand
Hills Cattle Company's landmark 2006 conference. It
features many of the nation's top consultants and includes
over 8 hours of recording from sessions addressing all of the
most important aspects of successful grass-fed beef farming.
To place an order, or for more information, call Jeff Peterson
in our Cannon Falls office at
507-263-4001, extension 4.
Plan to attend the 5th Annual Grassfed Exchange - Building the Soil-Grass Connection
Location: Bismarck, ND
Dates: August 20 -22, 2013
Speakers: Gabe and Paul Brown (Ranch Tour)
Ken Miller (Ranch Tour)
Bill Helming - Prominent cattle and ag economist
Fred Kirshenmann - former Director of Leopold Center for Sustainable Ag at Iowa State University
Doug Peterson - MO State Soil Health Conservationist
Neil Dennis - High Stock Density Rancher - Canada