American Alps Ranch | small angus cattle ~ big grass-fed taste

Small Angus Cattle ~ Big Grass Fed Taste

Welcome to American Alps Ranch! We are proud to offer you our all natural Grass Fed Aberdeen Angus beef. We raise our cattle here on our beautiful ranch in the Skagit River Valley of Washington state.  

No hormones, steroids, antibiotics or grains are ever used on our animals. They eat grass; the food nature intended and drink pure water straight off the glaciers in the North Cascade mountains.  Our Aberdeen Angus cattle graze freely on lush pastures in the fresh air and sunshine. This is good for our cattle, good for the environment and good for you. And the grass fed flavor of our beef is delicious!

Our next delivery dates are:  

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Our Ranch Store has closed for the season, but give us a call to schedule a visit if you're in the area - we'd love to see you!

Spring calf B-9, nine months old.
Steers grazing on fresh grass in our lush summer pasture.
A new calf gets a thorough licking from her mama.
Rotational grazing means lots of fresh grass.
Maude, a yearling heifer.
Alex with the herd.
Molly and Grizzly the cattle dogs watching over the grazing steers.
Cattle grazing.

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DEPOSIT: Quarter of Beef

Fill your Freezer and save!  Order your Quarter here, pay the 25% deposit and we will bill you for the balance.   

Each Quarter of Beef is sold at $6.99…


DEPOSIT: Half a Beef

Buy in Bulk and Save! Pay the 25% deposit and we will send you an invoice for the balance based on the hanging weight of the animal.  

Half a Beef…


Large Family Pack

No room in your freezer for a whole or half a beef?  Our family packs are perfect for you!  The large family pack is 40 pounds of our delicious,…



Thoughts & Notes from the Blog

Buying Beef in Bulk

July 03, 2013 By BrendaPalmer Category(s): Healthy LifestyleIndustry News
Angus Beef Cuts Chart

Pasture to Plate

Live weight, Hanging weight, Packaged weight - What’s the difference?? How can one beef have three different weights?  It can be confusing to talk about the different weight classifications and terms applied to an animal carcass. Here are the steps from an animal grazing in the pasture to the steak on your plate and what they mean to you.

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Snow on the Ranch

January 02, 2017 By BrendaPalmer Category(s): Ranch Life
The upper pasture in snow.

Snow on the ranch - or most anywhere is a beautiful sight. It is not easy to work in though, especially if your work is raising cattle. 

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Spring on the Ranch

May 20, 2016 By BrendaPalmer Category(s): Ranch Life

Spring on the ranch means calving season and new grass - which is especially important if you raise grass fed beef. We have eighteen new calves on the ground and are moving the herd to summer grazing. 

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