Where is the meat processed?
We take our meat to Springfield Meats in Richland, PA. They are a USDA certified facility.
How much freezer space will I need?
Quarters: Small Chest Freezer (4 cu. feet)
Halves: Half of a large upright freezer (8-10 cu. feet)
Whole: Large upright freezer (16-20 cu. feet)
How much meat will my family eat?
You first need to think about how much beef your family eats on a regular basis. However, the following is a rough estimate of what your scenario might look like.
Quarters (80-110 lbs of take home meat):
-Recommended for a family of 2 adults and 1-2 children
-Will last roughly 6 months
Halves (160-215 lbs take home meat):
-Recommended for a family of 2 adults and 2-5 children
-Will last roughly 6 months-1 year
Whole (325-430 lbs take home meat):
-Recommended for a large family that consumes a lot of beef and/or enjoys sharing
-Will last 1 year or more