The latest from Agri Beef
Monday, July 29, 2019
Sparrowk Livestock and Bar One Cattle Company are both owned and operated by Jack Sparrowk and his wife Beverly. The couple continues to run both operations today along with the help of their children and grandchildren. Growing up, Jack Sparrowk alwa…
Monday, December 18, 2017
At Agri Beef our business model requires a little more explanation than just a "beef company."
Our vertical integration means we get to influence the entire production cycle of our beef, which means we don’t have to settle for anything in that proce…
Monday, December 4, 2017
Feeding cattle is now a high-tech affair.
At our Snake River Farms feeding operation, drivers have the dizzying task of feeding varied and specialized rations to our American Wagyu cattle at various stages of their development. But Agri Beef’s embra…
Friday, November 3, 2017
It’s not hard to create good looking cattle.
Just pick a pair that outwardly show traits known for producing good beef and let them mate. Though that explanation is a little oversimplified, the process still lacks for the scientific accuracy Agri Be…
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Branding has symbolized the ranching lifestyle for decades. In the western art motif, branding has long stood as the embodiment of cattle ranching. An old wooden corral, ropers on horseback, cowboys kneeling next to a calf, and a big, open sky in the…
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Minimizing feed ingredient expenses without sacrificing quality is one of the most difficult tasks in raising cattle.
Feed costs can account for up to 80% of the total variable costs of beef production. Reducing those costs means we can provide our…
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Whether it’s an hour at the gym, a walk with the dog, eight glasses of water, or a well-balanced meal, many people strive to be as healthy as possible every day. Cattle are no different and, at Agri Beef, we keep a close eye on their health.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Beef companies tend to focus on the beef.
It seems like an obvious priority, until you consider that edible meat makes up a little less than two-thirds of the materials produced in a processing plant.
The rest may not be as appetizing, but it’s just …
Monday, March 20, 2017
B. Roy Prescott is a businessman, and he is a family man. Sitting in his ranch office, Roy is surrounded by photos of prize winning Charolais bulls, ribbons, trophies, and photos of his parents, children, and grandchildren looking over him as he ope…
Friday, March 10, 2017
Dripping nose. Puffy, gunk-filled eyes. Limited appetite. Symptoms that worry you as a parent are what we look for in our cattle, so we can help them fight off illness and recover as soon as possible.
Our pen riders are often the first line of defen…