brandonm_13 wrote:If I were doing this for myself, I would probably favor heifers since they finish sooner and at a smaller size (smaller size is better for my freezer space).
Heifers may not be as tender as steers(although I wonder how it would turn out if they were "spade" or whatever you call it in female cows), but I think the big problem is how it's cooked. Too many people pay for premium steaks, but ruin it in the cooking process.
brandonm_13 wrote:Dun- What is the reasoning behind spading, unless it is so you can run them with a bull without accidental breedings?
mnmtranching wrote:I had a non breeder Char heifer a few years back. She was about 2 years old off good grass. MAN! was that good beef. BIG, fat and tender. Butcher didn't believe she never had grain. I think grass fed is fine as long as the critter isn't slaughtered to early.
Stocker Steve wrote:... So getting revenge at the locker plant may be a good approach.
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