FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Wagyu Beef?
We specifically use Akaushi and Kryoshi which is a breed of Japanese cattle. Akaushi (Japanese Red Cattle) and Kryoshi (Black) Wagyu originated and evolved in Kumamoto, Japan. Read more about The American Wagyu Story.
What health benefits can be obtained from eating American Wagyu Beef?
- Heart-healthier dietary fat is lower in saturated fat and cholesterol.
- Higher in omega monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA).
- Helps lower “bad” LDL cholesterol.
- Helps increase “good” HDL cholesterol.
- May reduce cardiovascular risk factors.
Is Ozark Valley Beef Co. American Wagyu hormone-free?
Ozark Valley Beef Co. American Wagyu does not contain any added hormones or other growth promotants of any kind.
Is your beef grass fed?
No, not exactly. According to the USDA, “Grass (Forage) Fed” means that grass and forage shall be the feed source consumed for the lifetime. Our cattle are pasture-raised meaning they are “Grass Fed,” however, they are grain finished meaning they are not completely grass fed throughout their lifetime.
Are your animals full-blooded wagyu?
No, the cattle are at least 50% wagyu to full blood. We concentrate more on grading with the goal of prime and highest marbling scores. This will ultmately lead the customer to receive the highest quality meat with added health benefits.
Take a look at our images on our products to see the difference from regular beef in the marbling. Go to our shop to see the images.
What does it cost to ship?
Customers will be charged a flat rate fee of $19.95 per box up to 30 pounds of beef. If the order is over 30 pounds, it will be an additional flat rate fee of $19.95 per box.
For example, if a customer orders 45 pounds of beef, this will consist of 2 boxes each $19.95 per box plus tax.
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