Cowpooling

Looking to get your hands on better beef without breaking the bank? Team up with friends and go whole cow.

WHERE’S THE BEEF?


Where to get into the cowpooling lane:


American Grass Fed Beef, Doniphan, MO (866-255-5002).Quarter (100lbs) $550 pickup/$700 delivered; Half (200lbs) $950/$1,250; Whole (400lbs) $1,660/$2,200.


Bauer Custom Meats, Mineral, IL (309-288-5110). Whole Angus (600lbs) $2,103; whole Dexter (350lbs) $1,236.


Cedar Valley Sustainable Farm, Ottawa, IL (815-431-9544). Whole Angus, grain-finished (540lbs) $2,400; Whole Angus, milk and meadow–fed (350lbs) $2,105.


Flying S, Palestine, IL (618-586-2488). Quarter (105lbs) $563, half (210lbs) $1,050.


Nature’s Pasture, Auburndale, WI (715-952-4370). Mixed quarter (105lbs) $685; half (210lbs) $1,275; Whole (420lbs) $2,450.


SS Backwards Longhorn Meats, Medora, IL (618-729-2004). Quarter (100lbs) $275; half (200lbs) $555; whole (400lbs) $1,120.


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