An Open Letter to Subway - From America's Pig Farmers

By Alycia McClure on October 29, 2015

As you may know Subway’s recently has made an announcement that they will no longer be purchasing meat products that have been treated with antibiotics.This is a radical departure from the recent...

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Congratulations Mercedes Rodriguez!

By Alycia McClure on August 26, 2015

With school back in session and the hustle and bustle returns, we would like to take a minute to congratulate Mercedes Rodriguez for being awarded the Cattle Empire / Elanco Animal Health scholarship...

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Is Beef Safe?

By Alycia McClure on July 24, 2015

                                                                              Have you ever had that lingering question in the back of your mind, wondering is this hamburger I am feeding my kids...

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Why do Cattle Live In Herds?

By Alycia McClure on July 10, 2015

Cattle naturally have a herd mentality. Herd behavior describes how individual animals (and interestingly enough – people) in a group act collectively as one unit. When cattle are together in a herd...

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Switch up Your Party Menu with Smokey-N-Sweet BEEF Ribs!

By Alycia McClure on July 3, 2015

Beef ribs can seem intimadting if you've never cooked them before but for the price, amount of meat and mouth watering goodness you can have with them they are beyond worth it. Short ribs are...

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An Open Letter to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

By Trista Brown on June 16, 2015

Recently the USDA Dietary Guidelines submitted a proposal to change the fact that lean beef is included as a healthy option in your diet. Below is our response. I’m writing to share my concerns with...

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It's National Prime Rib Day, Ya'll!

By Alycia McClure on April 27, 2015

MMMMM April 27, National Prime Rib Day, next to our recent discovery of schmacon(beef bacon), THIS is the stuff dreams are made of. When perfectly aged and cooked correctly, prime rib can be cut with...

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5 Ways Cattle Are Actually Good For the Enviroment

By Alycia McClure on April 22, 2015

So it’s earth day, and instead of going out and hugging some trees what do you say we take a few minutes to discuss the original green machine – the cow. By now I am sure you have heard many claims...

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Animal Welfare at Cattle Empire

April 13, 2015

At Cattle Empire, our number one priority belongs to our animals and our employees. In order to maintain this promise we developed animal care policies for both Cattle Empire feedyards and Empire...

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Congratulations On Your Nomination, Calie!

By Alycia McClure on March 9, 2015

As the Assistant Foreman at Empire Calf Ranch, Calie Kalkowski (say that ten times fast), is responsible for maintaining the milk and feed rations as well as overseeing appropriate and timely care of...

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