You hear a lot about Grass-fed beef vs Grain-fed beef on the internet. So, what is the difference and why should it matter?
Grain-Fed Beef Cows
The USA has vast swathes of land with huge herds of beef cattle roaming. These cows are very often eating a sparse diet of thin grasses and small shrubs, so they need more food and so grains supplement this diet. In some parts, Cattle are housed in large corrals and barns and fed grains throughout the year. The grains are soya and corn-based.
Grain-Fed beef is much fattier than Grass-fed beef. So, people are prepared to pay far higher prices for grass-fed