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Trust Rafter W Ranch with These 4 Sensational Reasons

At Rafter W Ranch, we understand the effort required of finding healthy, meat for your family, free of hormones and antibiotics. It is difficult to scan the fine print on every label at the grocery store, yet you want to know you're choosing meat from...

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Amazingly Powerful Top 5 Keto and Paleo Friendly Egg Recipes

If you're on a ketogenic diet or paleo diet, you have no better friend than delicious pasture-raised eggs! Pastured eggs like ours are packed with protein, healthy fats and cholesterol, and omega-3 fatty acids. They are a perfect addition to a keto or paleo diet....

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What Are Dexters?

The Dexter cattle breed is a dual use breed that produces rich milk and lean, high quality beef. Considered by many ranchers as a useful and productive, multi-purpose animal, Dexter cattle originated in Southern Ireland in the early 1800s. Due to their size, the...

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You Need to Know, Pastured Eggs are the Secret Ingredient

If you have never cracked open a pastured egg, you may have some trouble understanding what all the fuss is about. After all, how different can one egg be from another? The answer is - quite a bit. There's a reason the farmer's market stands are sold out if you aren't...

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Nose to Tail: Offal Isn’t Awful, It’s Amazing!

Nose To Tail Eating Friends, we know that if you've enjoyed Rafter W Ranch produce, you've already made responsible land stewardship a priority in your buying. Or maybe you found us because you believe in the nutritional benefits of grass-fed, pastured meats, or...

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Offal – A Prime Source of Healthy Fat

Offal. The word may sound unappetizing but, did you know that you can find more nutrients and flavor there than from the outside of the animal? Offal is the official word for organ meat - liver, brain, kidney, heart, and others. Every culture around the world has a...

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Eating Grass-fed Liver Induces an Amazing, Healthy Pregnancy

Supplement New Life with Liver! Hello there, expecting mothers! Did you know that grass-fed beef liver is a great choice to add to your diet while your little one is developing in the womb? That's right! beef liver is highly concentrated with vitamins and nutrients...

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Why The T-Bone is a Top Choice Cut

A favorite cut of steak can become quite intriguing, especially if you're a steak connoisseur. A funny comment was overheard about someone who doesn't like to eat a New York Strip, but a T-bone is a favorite choice cut. If you're not familiar with the anatomy of the...

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Why Grass-Finished Lamb is the Superior Choice

Lamb is an underutilized protein by keto enthusiasts, which is a shame because it's a healthy, tasty meat that's packed full of vitamins and minerals. Grass-finished lamb, in particular, is among the most healthy and satisfying meats out there. However, most people...

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