Rockin' h Farm

Alexandria, MN

Beef:   We raise a limited amount of beef on the Rockin'h.

      We are sold out of quarters, sides and whole beef carcasses until November 2021.


     Currently available from the farm: 

  • Ground beef ($5 / lb),
  • Ribeye steak ($13 / lb) and 
  • New York strip steak ($13 / lb)


        Call Laurie (651-343-0352) if you are interested in quality beef from cattle raised on pasture with                                          no hormone implants, antibiotics or ionophores. 

 Produce:  See you next summer!!




Hay - - 2020 Crop is sold out

              Round bales of dry hay are generally available throughout the summer and winter

              and Baleage (in-line) is available during the winter ​ 

                 Call or text Laurie to order by phone (651-343-0352)



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Buying a side of beef can be confusing:
Literally, we are talking about a side: ½ of a whole carcass; left or right. All beef cuts come with each side. Suet, soup bones, and internal organs (liver, heart, tongue, kidney; about 27 lbs) are also available. A “mixed quarter”, containing all cuts found in a side, may also be purchased. Each cut or meal is cut and wrapped individually to fit your family’s appetite. Typically, fresh beef is packaged in waxy butcher-wrap paper. Wrapped beef should easily last for 9 -12 months in a good freezer. For a small extra charge our butcher will vacuum-pack your cuts (note: any nicks to the wrap may result in freezer-burn).

Generally, 2 adults who regularly eat beef will eat about 130 lbs of beef in a year – or about 1/4 of a carcass. Buy enough for you and some friends, but please don’t over buy. You can order more next year.

Typically, 30-40 lbs of cut wrapped beef will take up about 1 cubic foot (1 ft3) in a freezer. A standup freezer may hold between 8 and 22 ft3. Chest freezers typically hold more meat and are more efficient.

We are currently taking preorders for 2021 harvest. A deposit of $100 will reserve a quarter. About a month before pickup we’ll ask you to fill out a form from the butcher with your preferences: roast size, steak thickness, cuts to be ground, special drying or processing…

Our beef is butchered by Schaefer Meats in Sauk Centre. Our beef is dry-aged for 10-14 days prior to being cut and wrapped. Aging makes the meat tender, and brings out the succulent flavors of high quality beef. During aging, the carcass loses weight as it dries. Fresh beef is priced by the carcass (hanging) weight. Carcasses for our cattle may run 600-850 lbs, depending on the size of the frame of the animal. All totaled, including loss due to the choice of cuts (boneless or bone-in, processing and choice of variety meats), fat and bone trimming and the aging loss, the final packaged weight you receive is about 50-60 % of the hanging weight. In addition, butchering (per carcass), cutting, grinding and wrapping (currently about $0.53/lb) are added to the costs you pay for fresh beef. As a result, beef purchased for $2.60 per pound hanging weight may average out to about $5.40 per pound cut and wrapped. (Average annual U.S. retail Choice beef price in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $5.764/lb - https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/DataFiles/52160/beef.xls?v=6218.1)

Currently, our pick-up or on-the-farm price is $2.60 / lb hanging weight for a quarter, half or whole carcass, plus butchering and processing costs. A $10 charge is added for delivery to the Twin Cities.​

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                 Call or text Laurie to order by phone (651-343-0352)