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Food and Meat Co-op Blog — Hanging Weight

When buying a whole cow, know the ins and outs!

Posted by Vanessa Quan on

There's this incredible mystery surrounding the cost of buying a whole cow or even half. It feels almost too overwhelming and by the time you hear hanging weight and live weight or take home weight, you're just ready to throw your hands up and say never mind. So, I have learned A LOT working with our farmers and ranchers while continuing to read through ALL THE THINGS concerning this perplexing process. Our Ranchers have been extremely kind and patient as I continue to learn the ins and outs. Well...what IS the answer to that elusive question of...how much will my cow...

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