Your source for Wagyu beef in Cullman, Alabama!
Steer 22C was born at Whitesell Farms Wagyu on 25-Jun-15 in our fifth year of production of Wagyu influenced beef at our farm on the top of Battleground Mountain in the northwest corner of Cullman County, Alabama. He is a Fullblood (100%) Wagyu cross steer, only the second that we have finished out for beef! His genetic line represents some of the best breeding in the industry. His lineage is: World K's Haruki 2 (FB1614) x LMR Ms Kitaguni 8168U (FB8968). He was born on our farm from an embryo we purchased in a group as we were expanding into Fullblood Wagyu stock.
The recipient dam of 22C, G-63 was on our farm for many years but just gave us this one Wagyu calf. You can find more information on her, by following this link to her record in our listing of herd cows.
22C spent his first 205 days in a pasture on our farm with his mother as his main source of sustenance. At weaning on day 205, he weighed 423 lbs. At weaning, he transitioned to our "Grower Pasture" where he grew to a Yearling on good grass, with access to high quality hay and minerals, and a daily supplemental ration of between 5 and 8 lbs of 13% protein cattle feed. His yearling weight was 711 lbs with a frame score of 4.1. At 12 months, he transitioned to our "Yearling Pasture" with acres of green hills to roam, with ample hay, mineral and water resources, where he was introduced to an all-natural supplemental feed designed with enough bulk digestible material to prevent over consumption, yet stimulate growth.
At 23 months of age, 22C transitioned to our "Finishing Pasture" at an impressive weight of 1125 lbs. For five months over the summer and fall of 2017, he grazed Bermuda and rye grasses, had high-quality hay, and free choice access to a special formulation of all-natural finishing feed prepared for us by our friends at Hillsboro Feeds, west of Decatur, AL. During this period, he posted weight gain of over 1.5 lbs per day to finish at 1400 lbs live weight. A few more details can be found on our Available Supply page at this link.
22C was harvested on 2-Dec-17 at H & P Meats in South Pittsburgh, TN, the nearest processing plant to our farm that caries the USDA Federally Inspected designation. His carcass weight was 883 lbs. The carcass aged for 17 days before being processed and delivered to our walk-in freezer for sale via our North Alabama Wagyu subsidiary. It was transported in a refrigerated trailer, following USDA and Health Department guidelines.
This beef became available on 30-Dec-17. If you had the chance to enjoy our beef and followed the link here, you can be confident in knowing EXACTLY where it came from, and how it was raised. Thank you for your purchase. We hope you enjoy the fruits of our labor and will leave us a comment on our 'Contact Us' form.
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