How Brandt Beef Uses Corn Fed Cattle for Sustainable Beef Production

Using corn fed cattle for sustainable beef production is a growing concern for the cattle industry. With public outcry over the use of hormones and antibiotics in commercial ranching facilities, more restaurants and chefs are turning to pioneers such as Brandt Beef for natural corn fed beef.

How Brandt Beef Uses Corn Fed Cattle for Sustainable Beef Production

For a ranching facility to be truly all natural, it takes more than a corn based vegetarian diet free of hormones and antibiotics. Brandt Beef focuses on sustainability at every step of the supply chain. First, the alfalfa for the corn fed cattle is grown using only all natural compost as a fertilizer. Then the alfalfa is kept free of vermin and insects through the natural introduction of such helpful species as ladybugs, burrowing owls and native birds. Finally, responsible crop rotation practices ensure that the alfalfa is full of essential nutrients for the animals.

During the beef production process, the safety and consistency of the beef is monitored through state-of-the-art technologies such as complete source verification, optical scanning and the tracking of wind patterns for airborne pathogens. Finally, the corn fed beef continues to be tracked and monitored through transport, storage and eventual use by both restaurants and retailers. Constant testing ensures the safety and quality of every natural beef product from Brandt Beef.

If you would like to learn more about sustainable beef production or the Brandt Beef farm to fork philosophy, simply call us toll-free at (800) 782-1670. You can also contact us by email at thetruenatural@brandtbeef.com.