Louisiana Harvest of the Month - Beef

Carl Motsenbocker, Besse, Crystal

Fun Facts:

  • A single beef cow can produce 600 pounds of edible beef, with half being ground beef.
  • Most cattle in Louisiana are a hybrid of two breeds. These cattle thrive in our hot, humid climate and produce high-quality meat.
  • Nearly all parts of a cow, not just the edible parts, are used to make a variety of products.
  • Cattle are nature’s great recyclers. They convert plants that we can’t digest into a nutritious and delicious source of protein that we can eat.

Nutrition Facts:

  • A 3-ounce serving of beef provides half the protein needed daily for good health.
  • Rich in vitamin B12, zinc and selenium.
  • Abundant in niacin and vitamin B6.
12/21/2023 5:21:10 PM
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