Beef quarters range from 120 pounds to 180 pounds (hanging weight). The hanging weight price for a quarter is $4.80 per pound, or a total cost of between $552.00 and $828.00. This represents an average price of $7.07 per pound for the cut meat you receive. The amount of meat that you will take home and put in your freezer will weigh between 78 pounds and 117 pounds per quarter.
We offer a discount on each quantity over one-quarter. One-half beef is $4.50 per pound (hanging weight), and a whole beef is $4.40 per pound (hanging weight).
Valley Meat Service's processing fee of $.89 per pound and the $95.00 on-farm harvest fee are included in the above figures.