“We started buying from DSR because we wanted a healthy and safe source of food for our family. With prices being so unstable at the grocery stores, it’s nice to know we can buy directly from your ranch and lock in our prices each year at a discount.”

Andrea P – Albuquerque, NM

 

Pricing 

The price for our grass-fed beef is based on the hanging weight, and the fees paid to the processor are also based on the hanging weight. This is for cutting and wrapping, which is sometimes referred to as butcher fees.

Hanging weight is the most widely used measurement by processors and direct-to-market ranchers. Hanging weight refers to the weight of the beef after the initial harvesting of the steer but, before final cutting and trimming after it has been dry-aged. This is sometimes also referred to as the hot carcass weight or dressed weight.

Grass-fed beef

  • $6.00/lb whole beef
  • $6.25/lb half beef
  • $6.50/lb quarter beef

Processing fees: (Subject to change by our processor and updated as needed)

Butchering fees – cutting and wrapping – .80/lb. *

Harvest fee – $100 whole beef – $50 half beef – $25 quarter beef *

* Processing and harvesting fees are invoiced by the processor. 


Total Cost

Whole Steer: 

  • A whole beef will typically have a hang weight of approximately 500lbs.
  • A final cut and wrapped weight of approximately 360lbs. 
  • Requires a freezer approximately 14-16 cubic feet.
  • Will supply a family of 6 for 18 months on average.
  • Custom cut and packaged to your specifications.
  • Best value per pound with the most customization options.
  • Includes free delivery.
  • Total cost- (including all processing fees): approximately $3,500.00
  • Packaging and billing accommodations can be made for multiple parties.
  • Whole Steer Deposit: $500.00 

 

Half Steer: 

  • A half beef will typically have a hang weight of approximately 250lbs
  • A final cut and wrapped weight of approximately 180lbs.
  • Requires a freezer approximately 7-8 cubic feet.
  • Will supply a family of 4 for 12 months on average.
  • Custom cut and packaged to your specifications.
  • Includes free delivery.
  • Total cost – (including all processing fees): approximately $1,800.00
  • Packaging and billing accommodations can be made for multiple parties.
  • Half Steer Deposit: $300.00

 

Quarter Steer: 

  • A quarter beef will typically have a hang weight of approximately 125lbs
  • A final cut and wrapped weight of approximately 90lbs.
  • Requires a freezer approximately 3-5 cubic feet.
  • Will supply a family of 4 for 6 months on average.
  • Limited customization options.
  • Includes free delivery.
  • Total cost – (including all processing fees): approximately $950.00.
  • Quarter Steer Deposit: $200.00

*Please Note: a quarter beef must have the same steak cuts as another quarter when being processed and therefore has limited customization options. Please see the beef cuts and sizes page for the cuts included.

 

Balances less deposit are due prior to pick up/delivery.

 


 

 


Harvest Dates

* The 2022 season has sold out*

Spring – 2023

     Harvested                                      Delivered

  • March 6th                                            March 25th
  • March 27th                                          April 15th
  • April 10th                                       April 29th
  • April 24th                                       May 13th
  • May 1st                                           May 20th
  • May 15th                                         June 3rd

Fall – 2023

     Harvested                                        Delivered

  • September 11th                             September 30th
  • September 25th                             October 14th
  • October 9th                                     October 28th
  • October 23rd                                   November 11th
  • November 6th                                 November 25th
  • November 20th                               December 9th

 


See how to order for more information.