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## How much beef do you get from a 1/2 cow?

A 1/2 beef will amount to **approximately 200-210 pounds of meat**, consisting of 20-25% steaks, 20-25% roasts, 40-45% ground beef, and 10-15% of other cuts. Each cut will be individually wrapped, labeled with what is inside and then flash frozen.

## How many steaks do you get from one cow?

You can get 220 Lbs of steak from the average cow which adds up to anywhere from **120 to 180 cuts of steak**. This assumes the cow’s live weight is about 1200 – 1400 Lbs.

## What cuts of meat do you get from a 1/2 cow?

**Typical Cuts for a Half Beef Order**

- 9 NY Strip Steaks & 5 Filet Mignon OR 8 T-bone Steaks.
- 8 Rib Eye Steaks OR 2 Prime Rib Roast.
- 1 Flank Steak.
- 3 Sirloin Steaks OR 6 Club Steaks.
- 16 Packages of Round Steak OR 25-30 Packages of Cube Steaks.
- 8 Chuck Pot Roasts.
- 3 Arm Roasts.
- 2 Rump Roasts.

## Is it worth it to buy half a cow?

Buying a whole cow or half a cow (not a quarter cow) will get you the best deal. A whole or a half cow is **comparable in price when you** break down the hanging weight and finished cuts price per pound. But a quarter cow is more expensive than both, running between $7.07 – $9.28 per pound.

## How many Ribeyes is half a cow?

In a half of a beef, there are approximately 12 roasts, 14 t-bone steaks, 5 sirloin steaks, 5 sirloin tip steaks, **14 rib-eye steaks**, and 6 round steaks.

## How much is a 1/4 of a cow cost?

**$3.40/lb.** hanging weight plus processing and delivery. Listed price is an average price for a quarter.

## What cuts do you get in a 1/4 cow?

Roughly speaking, 1/2 of your meat will be ground and stew, 1/4 will be roasts (**chuck, shoulder, rump, sirloin tip etc**.) and 1/4 will be steaks (sirloin, prime / rib, T-bone, filet mignon, tenderloin etc.).

## How much is a cow worth for slaughter?

Based on the 2019 budget, slaughter cows (1,200 pounds) are expected to average **$50 per hundredweight**, while 550 pounds steers and 520 heifers are expected to average $145 and $130 per hundredweight respectively.

## How much meat do you get from a 1200 pound cow?

So, in other words, you start with a 1200 pound steer, which has a dressing percent of 63%, so that you have a 750 pound carcass. From that you will get about 65% of the carcass weight, or **roughly 490 pounds**, as boneless, trimmed beef.

## How much does a half cow cost?

A half beef with an approximate hanging carcass weight of 300 pounds will yield approximately 180 pounds of meat. The cost to the customer is as follows: 300 lbs @ $5.00/lb = **$1500 plus processing**.