Georgia Grass Fed Beef


What does it cost to process beef?

Big Hickory Farms recommends a local USDA approved/inspected processor for preparing your grass-fed Angus Beef. The cost of processing your beef is; $1.45/ lb on dressed weight plus an environmental fee of $12.00. (By vacuum-sealing the beef, it adds a two year shelf life to your beef).

The following is an EXAMPLE!


  • Beef Cost $3.25/lb
  • $2,600.00
  • Delivery Fee
  • $50.00
  • This fee is for us (the farm) to deliver the cow to the butcher
  • Based on an 800 lb. Cow that dresses out at 50%, the dressed weight would be appx. 400 lbs. x 1.45/ lb = $580.00 + $12.00 fee = $592.00. ( this would be paid to the processor at time of beef pick up)
  • $592.00
  • $3,242.00
  • Average Processed Cost per Pound (based on 400 lb dressed weight)
  • $8.10

*NOTE: There is a $200 non-refundable deposit required when you place your beef order.

To start the process of ordering your grass-fed beef, you can fill out the Order Form online and pay your non-refundable $200 deposit to confirm your reservation. We accept all major credit cards through PayPal. You can mail us a deposit along with your Name, Address, Phone, Email and size of cow that you would like. We deliver cows to the butcher through-out every month of the year. At this time, you will have 7 days to finish paying for your beef. Once the cow is delivered to the butcher, you will need to contact the butcher within 3 days and give him your customized order for cutting up your beef. You will pay the processing fee's to the butcher when you pick up your beef. The beef will hang (age) for 7-10 days before the butcher cuts the beef up according to your specifications. The butcher will contact you shortly after the aging process to let you know when to pick up your beef!

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Fill out the form below to start the order for your grass-fed beef online.
Orders are taken through PayPal, and we accept all major credit cards.
Remember that the dressed weight will be apporixmately half of the live weight. The exact weight will be determined when it is delivered to the meat processor.

We believe in Humane Farm Animal Care to produce the BEST Grass Fed Beef in Atlanta & Northeast Georgia!
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