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Why Grassfed Beef and Dairy?









Milk from cows raised primarily on pasture has been shown to be higher in many nutrients, including vitamin E, beta-carotene and the healthy fats omega-3 and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA).  This is a significant benefit, as CLA is associated with a lower risk of cancer and heart disease and optimized cholesterol levels.

Grass fed meat is also higher in antioxidants like vitamins E and A, along with the enzymes superoxide dismutase and catalase, which mop up free radicals that could otherwise hasten oxidation and spoilage.

Grain feeding cows also encourages the growth of E. coli in the animals’ gut, as it leads to a more acidic environment. As such, grain-fed cows live in a state of chronic inflammation, which increases their risk of infection and disease, and   necessitates low doses of antibiotics in feed for disease-prevention purposes.  Grass fed cattle stay naturally healthy as they’re allowed access to pasture, sunshine and the outdoors.

To be considered humane, animals should be raised without pain, injury or disease, as well as fear or distress. They should be given proper food and water as well as the ability to express normal behaviour.