A rule of thumb is **one cubic foot of freezer space for each 35-40** pounds of cut and wrapped meat. Allow slightly more space when the meat is packaged in odd shapes.

Besides, How big of a freezer do I need for a 1/4 cow?

For a quarter share (85 pounds of meat), you’ll want to have **4 cubic feet**. And for a Side (half), around 8 cubic feet. A whole cow will need 16 cubic feet.

Keeping this in mind, What capacity freezer do I need? To determine which size you need, **multiply the number of people in your family by 2.5 cubic feet**. The answer will tell you what size freezer you need. For example, my family of four needs a unit that is around 10 cubic feet. If you really like to bargain shop or you have a hunter in the family, you may need more space.

## How much meat do you get from a 800 pound steer?

How much to expect when buying freezer beef: Part One

Carcass weight, Yield Grade 3 beef steer | Beef from whole carcass, pounds | |
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Bone-in cuts | Boneless, closely trimmed cuts | |

600 | 408 | 300 |

700 | 476 | 350 |

800 |
544 |
400 |

21 mai 2020

## How much meat do you get from a 1200 pound cow?

So, in other words, you start with a 1200 pound steer, which has a dressing percent of 63%, so that you have a 750 pound carcass. From that you will get about 65% of the carcass weight, or **roughly 490 pounds**, as boneless, trimmed beef.

**How much meat do you get from a 1/4 cow?**

A quarter beef will equal **approximately 110 pounds of meat**, and depending on your processing choices, 5%-50% of that will be ground beef, and the other part will be primal cuts (steaks, roasts, brisket, ribs, etc.).

**What cuts of meat do you get from a 1/4 cow?**

Standard cuts for quarter beef packages include approximately 17 lbs **chuck roast**, 7 lbs rib steak, 3 lbs rump roast, 8 lbs round steak, 4 lbs sirloin tip steak, 4 lbs top sirloin steak, 1 lb tenderloin steak, 8 lbs T-bone steak, 1 lb brisket, 2 lbs soup bones, 2 lbs stir fry/fajita steak, 2 lbs boneless stew meat, 3 …

**Is buying a 1/4 cow worth it?**

Buying a whole cow or half a cow (not a quarter cow) will get you the best deal. A whole or a half cow is comparable in price when you break down the hanging weight and finished cuts price per pound. But a quarter cow is more expensive than both, running **between $7.07 β $9.28 per pound**.

**What size refrigerator do I need for a family of 4?**

As for capacity, most manufacturers recommend **19 to 22 cubic feet** for a family of four. But if you do a big weekly shopping trip or buy in bulk, you may need moreβup to 30 to 33 cubic feet.

**How do I choose a freezer?**

Factors to Consider When Buying a Freezer

- Size. Most people buying a standalone freezer will already have some freezer space as part of their refrigerator and are looking to expand. …
- Cost. …
- Energy Use. …
- Amount of Use. …
- Temperature and Climate Classification. …
- Organization Options. …
- Noise Level. …
- Blackout Performance.

**What size is a 10 cubic foot freezer?**

Upright Freezer sizes and dimensions

UPRIGHT FREEZER SIZE | CUBIC FOOTAGE | DIMENSIONS (APPROXIMATE) |
---|---|---|

UPRIGHT FREEZER SIZEMedium | CUBIC FOOTAGE 10 to 16 cubic feet |
DIMENSIONS (APPROXIMATE) 23β30β³ W x 60β73β³ H x 27β30β³ D |

UPRIGHT FREEZER SIZELarge | CUBIC FOOTAGE17+ cubic feet | DIMENSIONS (APPROXIMATE)27β33β³ W x 64β76β³ H x 29β30β³ D |

**How much meat will a 1000 pound steer yield?**

In summary, a steer weighing 1,000 pounds on the hoof will average **around 430 pounds** of retail cuts (steaks, roasts, ground beef, stew beef, etc.).

**What is the best weight to butcher a steer?**

There is a target slaughter weight corresponding to each frame score. For example, a 9-month old steer with a hip height of 44.3 inches has a frame score of 4. This steer will be ready for slaughter when it reaches **1100 lbs.**

**How long should you feed out a steer for slaughter?**

The amount of time on feed can vary from 60-150 days. For a backyard steer, **90 days on grain should** be sufficient. The grain component will help him gain faster and change the flavor of the beef to more closely match what is purchased in the grocery store.

**How much is a 1200 pound steer worth?**

How much does it cost to butcher a 1000 pound cow?

1000 pound Steer | 1200 pound Steer | |
---|---|---|

Total Costs |
$465 estimated |
$541 estimated |

Ave Butcher Cost Per Pound | $0.90 per pound for butchering | $0.87 per pound for butchering |

19 avr. 2021

**How much meat do you get from 1000 pound cow?**

In summary, a steer weighing 1,000 pounds on the hoof will average **around 430 pounds** of retail cuts (steaks, roasts, ground beef, stew beef, etc.).

**How many pounds of hide are on a 1200 Steer?**

For example, a 1,200-pound steer with a 62.5 percent dressing percentage yields a hot carcass of **750 pounds**. After further processing and de-boning, approximately 527 pounds of meat will be wrapped for consumption.

**How much meat do you get with a quarter cow?**

With a quarter you get **about 50 pounds of ground beef**, and the remaining 60 lbs of meat is in steaks, brisket, roasts, stew meat, ribs, liver, soup bones, etc.

**What does a 1/4 cow cost?**

The average price of a Quarter Beef ranges from **$613 β $800** based on an average-sized beef. Your cost may vary based on the weight of your beef. We require a small deposit of $75 to reserve your Quarter Beef.

**How much does a 1/4 side of beef cost?**

**$3.40/lb.** hanging weight plus processing and delivery. Listed price is an average price for a quarter.

**Which quarter of beef is best?**

Taken from the front quarter region of the animal, **chuck beef** is a tougher cut of beef since it’s close to a muscular area. The chuck area has parts of the neck, shoulder, and arm. Chuck meat has high-fat content, especially making it good for ground beef.

**How much is a quarter of a cow?**

The average price of a Quarter Beef ranges from **$613 β $800** based on an average-sized beef. Your cost may vary based on the weight of your beef.

**How long will a quarter cow last?**

100% organic, grass-fed beef, just the way we like it. It was a killer deal at $4/lb. The total came up to $405, for cut and packaged meat. It’s an investment that should last us **about 8 months or so**.