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Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? #4582373
11/22/17 08:29 PM
11/22/17 08:29 PM
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Anyone cooking up this stuff on a reg basis? Grocery stocks three diff brands. Strauss, Laura's, and Full Circle. I've not noticed this in summer due to grilling it outside but lately since I've been browning it up in a pan more for various recipes, sometimes it makes my kitchen smell like a fecking cattle truck. Not always. Worst offender seems to be the Strauss brand, but only lately. Few weeks ago used Full Circle and practically no smell at all. Not sure what the diff is that causes it. Tonight a batch of the Strauss did it again and even very slight livestock-like taste coming through the spaghetti sauce. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.




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Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: LoneRanger] #4582394
11/22/17 08:48 PM
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Why don't they say grass fed cow before it's slaughtered ?

By time it's ground beef, it's not eating anymore !

Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: LoneRanger] #4582400
11/22/17 08:52 PM
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Originally Posted By: LoneRanger
........... sometimes it makes my kitchen smell like a fecking cattle truck. Not always. Not sure what the diff is that causes it.


I have never experienced this, and I have been eating it all my life.

Sounds like you need to find a good source and stick with it .... and avoid others.


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Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: LoneRanger] #4582405
11/22/17 08:54 PM
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Seems like the meat is getting contaminated with cow poop. Maybe itís being poorly slaughtered or processed.

Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: LoneRanger] #4582408
11/22/17 08:57 PM
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Where the wind comes sweepin'
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Is it PURE grass fed beef? Because I seem to recall that typical cattle industry practice is to always fatten them up on grains shortly before slaughter as this makes more money.

So if your goal is to eat cattle that only ate grass in its lifetime.. make sure you trust the brand or the seller.

Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: Reddy45] #4582417
11/22/17 09:05 PM
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Originally Posted By: Reddy45
Is it PURE grass fed beef? Because I seem to recall that typical cattle industry practice is to always fatten them up on grains shortly before slaughter as this makes more money.

So if your goal is to eat cattle that only ate grass in its lifetime.. make sure you trust the brand or the seller.



When i was a kid, we raised beef for our own use. We would feed them heavy with ground corn (with molasses) , several weeks before slaughter. I think it made better marbled meat. No one around us grinds corn anymore.

Last edited by spasm3; 11/22/17 09:06 PM.

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Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: LoneRanger] #4582425
11/22/17 09:10 PM
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I want Tall Fescue fed ground beef. None of that Kentucky 31 stuff.

Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: LoneRanger] #4582426
11/22/17 09:11 PM
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Buy from a butcher or a local farmer.

Grocery store meat is not very good. Beef from a good butcher is much better. Even the ground beef.

Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: Merkava_4] #4582431
11/22/17 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted By: Merkava_4
I want Tall Fescue fed ground beef. None of that Kentucky 31 stuff.


Kentucky 31 is tall fescue. We also had orchard grass as well.


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Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: LoneRanger] #4582449
11/22/17 09:43 PM
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I wonder if they are grinding dog food grade beef from Argentina(almost everything is grassfed there) or old bulls or tongues?


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Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: LoneRanger] #4582451
11/22/17 09:43 PM
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Wish I could find it at all up here. Been waiting years for it.


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Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: Rolla07] #4582465
11/22/17 10:01 PM
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Ontario, Canada
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Originally Posted By: Rolla07
Wish I could find it at all up here. Been waiting years for it.

You wouldn't have to drive to far out in the country to get it, do a little googling and you'll find a farmer that sells what he raises. It won't be real cheap but if you buy some volume it won't be too bad and makes the drive worth it.


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Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: Rolla07] #4582492
11/22/17 10:50 PM
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Where the wind comes sweepin'
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Originally Posted By: Rolla07
Wish I could find it at all up here. Been waiting years for it.


Unless you are seeking it for health reasons (OMEGAs, etc), don't get your hopes up about eating it. It tastes comparably worse as there isn't enough fat and fat is flavor.

Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: LoneRanger] #4582495
11/22/17 10:52 PM
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I remember someone telling me about their neighbors pumping their cattle full of steroids? Those cows went to market a lot sooner than this guys cows.That is one advantage of owning animals and knowing what they are fed.How much of organic stuff is anything but that.


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Re: Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone? [Re: LoneRanger] #4582636
11/23/17 07:09 AM
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There is grass fed and grass finished.

I gave up on red meat years ago aside from a occasional burger at a BBQ. No hot dogs for over 10 yrs.


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