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Small Angus Cattle ~ Big Grass Fed Taste

Welcome to American Alps Ranch! We are proud to offer you our all natural Grass Fed Lowline 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 Lowline 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 date is:

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Cows eating hay while Alex cleans their shed.
Rick and Alex with the cattle in the snow.
Calves at the round bale feeder in the snow.
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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Thoughts & Notes from the Blog

Buying Beef in Bulk

July 03, 2013 By BrendaPalmer Category(s): Healthy LifestyleIndustry News
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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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