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When you have eaten and are satisfied, you shall bless the Lord your God!
Deuteronomy 10:8

What do we mean by “grassfed?”

Our GRASS FED ruminant animals (cattle and sheep) are born and raised on PASTURES untainted by synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or any other toxic chemicals, fed NO GRAIN, and of course, given NO ANTIBIOTICS OR STEROIDS/HORMONES. Grain is not a part of the natural diet of ruminant animals. When grain is fed to cattle and sheep, either in the feedlot or the pasture, it has a detrimental effect on the nutritional quality of the meat and the overall health of the animal. Ruminant animals were designed to digest coarse, fibrous (grass and forages) plants progressively as they pass through the system of multiple stomachs and are progressively broken down by microscopic bacteria and utilized to naturally nourish the animal. Cattle in feedlots eating a high grain diet, not to mention the other nasty things like chicken manure that they are fed, live with a perpetual state of “upset tummy” due to their unnaturally acidic digestive system caused by the grain diet. Meat from grass-fed animals has two to four times more omega-3 fatty acids than meat from grain- fed animals. Omega-3s are called "good fats" because they play a vital role in every cell and system in your body. This and other health benefits of grassfed meats can be found at the following web site http://eatwild.com/healthbenefits.htm

Our omnivorous (not ruminant) animals (chickens, turkeys, pigs) also live on PASTURES untainted by synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or any other toxic chemicals, but they are fed a custom mixed ration of NON-GMO GRAIN raised without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or any other toxic chemical in addition to the nutrition they receive from grazing the green grass.

We raise our animals on a seasonal basis in order to best work with the natural seasonal cycles. When pushed to meet an artificial production schedule, stress damages the natural health, vibrancy, and quality of the finished meat products. Advance ordering guarantees availability of grass fed lamb and free ranging pastured chicken, turkey and pork. Our 2017 Volume Discount Price List and Order Form is provided for the purpose of advance ordering and ordering in larger volumes at a discounted price. We also encourage advance ordering even for the weekly farmers’ markets to insure that you get exactly the meats you want.

For smaller quantities, including individual packages, pricing is per the product listings in the Online PreOrder SystemOrders may be submitted via our online ordering system (preferred) or emailed/phoned in not later than NOON FRIDAY for Saturday farmers’ market and on-farm pick-up AND Monday on-farm pick-up. We are limited by freezer space at all of the farmers’ markets where we sell both year round and seasonally, so regardless of how accurate our sales forecasting is, we usually run out of the most popular items. It is always a good idea to order in advance, but if you simply forget or cannot get it done, we do carry approximately 40 cubic feet of product to each of the markets to sell over the counter on a first come, first served basis.

Rehoboth Ranch is different from your local grocery store. We don’t have everything all the time, but we have most things most of the time. We will continue to do our best to serve our primary and only market group – families and individuals that buy direct from the ranch. We don’t sell the best cuts to chefs. We don’t short our markets because we are trying to put together a large wholesale order. Families and individuals are our only customer group, and we serve you first and always.

By placing a Volume Discount Order for a larger quantity of order with us, you actually purchase an animal in part or in whole, and hire us to raise it. To accurately reflect this process, a deposit is due when the order is placed.  Your final payment is due prior to picking up your meat at the processor or arranging with a delivery service to deliver your meat to your home.  Prior to pick-up day, you will be notified of the final total price based upon the final package weight, credited for your deposit payment and notified of the final balance due. If for some unusual circumstance we are not able to fill your order, your initial payment will be promptly refunded.  If you change your mind and decide not to complete the order, the deposit is NOT REFUNDABLE.  We hope that through a personal working relationship you will feel a part of the ranch. Here is an example of the purchase of a whole pastured porker:

Initial payment (paid when order is placed) $200.00
When the meat is ready at the processor’s your bill would be:  
Approx. 120 lbs. package weight @ $6.99 per lb. $838.80
Less Securing Fee ($200.00)
Balance Due Prior To Pick-Up $638.80

100% Grassfed Beef, Never Fed Grain

Our family has searched to find a beef breed that finishes well on grass and meets a high standard for flavor and tenderness without excess fat. All our steers are Red Devon heritage breed with a bit of Red Angus still present in the genetics.  Each year we get a higher percentage of Red Devon in our herd. Rehoboth Ranch raises our livestock on intensively managed, rotationally grazed pastures. A vigorous animal raised on a fresh salad bar of green grasses produces healthy, lean beef that is lower in fat and calories and higher in essential fatty acids such as Omega-3. You can savor our beef with complete assurance that it is free from hormone growth stimulants, synthetic chemicals, and antibiotics. Due to the exceptionally severe drought year 2011, we have reduced our cow numbers dramatically. We are rebuilding our herd and hope to be able to produce enough ultra-high quality grass fed beef to meet the retail demand at the farmers’ market in 2017.  And then we will be able to sell sides of beef once again in 2018, Lord willing. Thank you for being patient with us.

 Pigs and Chickes
Patured Pork
Our pork is raised on PASTURES untainted by synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or any other toxic chemicals - like all the other species at Rehoboth Ranch. Their diet is strictly controlled – grass and forages, custom mix NON-GMO GRAIN ration grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or any other toxic chemicals, organic supplements, and NEVER garbage or other species’ manure as you will find with some pastured pork producers. Pasture raised pork has a fantastic clean flavor with no nitrate and nitrite preservatives or other chemicals. No growth promoting chemicals or antibiotics are ever used with these pigs. Breakfast sausage and smoked sausage are available in addition to the traditional cuts of pork – chops, roasts, fresh ham roasts, ribs. Pork is available by individual retail cuts at the farmers’ market OR by the whole or half pig as available.

Caleb with Lamb
Grassfed Lamb
The lamb that we sell, as opposed to mutton which comes from older animals, is tender and lean, with a mild, savory flavor. After 15 years of raising our own lamb, we decided to have a friend raise lambs all the way to slaughter weight for us on his family ranch in northeast Texas. They are raised just the way we always have – 100% GRASSFED on PASTURES untainted by synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or any other toxic chemicals. The lambs have access to sea kelp, mineral salt, and diatomaceous earth free choice for minerals and parasite control. Lambs are managed using natural remedies and low stress handling. Lamb is available in individual retail packages. Try this favorite, historical dish, and you will find it a pleasant surprise. Favorite recipes are available!

Pastured Poultry

Pastured Poultry

Our chickens and turkeys are raised on fresh green PASTURES untainted by synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or any other toxic chemicals. They breathe clean air and eat an all-natural diet of green grass, bugs, and a custom mix feed ration that includes source verified NON-GMO GRAIN, sea kelp, diatomaceous earth and organic vitamin and mineral supplements. Chickens raised in this manner are tender, flavorful, nutritious - the best possible. Our birds live in small colonies and are never crowded in confinement houses. Our family processes them at the ranch in a state registered “small producer inspection exempt” facility that has been constructed for that purpose. Processing is accomplished in an enclosed area and follows the highest standards of cleanliness. We typically package the chickens whole, but packaged chicken breasts, leg quarters, wings, livers, hearts, and feet are also available. 

"He causes the grass to grow for the cattle, and the vegetation for the labor of man, so that he may bring forth food from the earth," Psalm 104:14