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Wonderful Reasons Why You Should Choose Pastured Chicken

It's amazing to see and experience the differences between conventionally raised chicken and pasture-raised poultry. We talk of all of it as "chicken," but in the end, they seem to be two very different products. Why do some people go to the trouble of sourcing...

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Pasture Raised Eggs are Better for You Guaranteed

Hey, Folks!  We supply our customers with nutrient-rich pasture-raised eggs that have white shells, and there has been some talk about the difference between brown eggs and white eggs. Are brown eggs healthier than white eggs? The answer is... no. Here's why. Shell...

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Why Eggs are the Unparalleled Awesome Superfood

Eggs are an amazing food for just about everyone. Health-wise, they’re packed with benefits. They’re filling, low in calories and carbohydrates and almost every diet on the market include them as part of the menu.

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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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