Sitkinak Ground Beef
2023 orders will open in April for fall processing
How to Order
A $250 deposit for ground beef is required to place an order. Orders are limited. Deposits will be deducted from final invoice. Processing will start in mid October with shipping in late October, through November and sometimes into December depending weather. Once a hanging weight has been determined, you will be invoiced based on the hanging weight of your beef. Full payment is required before you pick up your order. Cancellations or changes to orders must be made by September 1, 2023. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations and, changes cannot be made to orders after September 1, 2023.
Orders Delivery Date: Fall 2023
Ground Beef orders are similar to Sides of Beef orders. The difference is that you only receive ground beef. Pricing for initial sale is based on the hanging weight so you don’t pay for the skin, head, or stomach. You can buy either a whole, half, or quarter beef.
2023 Prices – Ground Beef $5.29 per pound hanging weight. 2023 prices will be posted before orders open.
Processing will begin in mid to late October with shipping starting in late October throughout November and sometimes into December depending on weather. Once a hanging weight has been determined on your beef, you will be invoiced. Orders are then processed and frozen. Please allow at least 1-3 weeks after receiving your final invoice for your shipment to arrive. All orders are shipped to the carrier (Ace or Alaska Air) near you. You will be notified by phone or email when your order is available for pick-up from the carrier. Orders are packed in the order in which they are received.
Examples listed below are based on averages. Weights will vary, percentages will vary.
Credit card fees
There will be a 3.5% credit card fee added to all orders.
|Description||Carcass Hanging Weight||Average Percentage Yield||Packaged Take-Home Weight||Value of Take-Home Meat||TOTAL Cost|
|Explanation:||(Hanging on the rail after hide, head, and stomach are removed)||(After removing bone and fat trimmings)||(Carcass weight x approximately 63% yield)||(Total cost divided by packaged weight)||(Hanging weight x $4.79/lb)|
|Whole Beef||Average 620 lbs||Approximately 63% yield.||Average 390 lbs||$7.62/lb||$2,969.80|
|½ Beef||Average 300 lbs||Approximately 63% yield.||Average 189 lbs||$7.61/lb||$1,437.00|
|¼ Beef||Average 160 lbs||Approximately 63% yield.||Average 101 lbs||$7.59/lb||$766.40|
What to expect:
Each animal will be different in weight, and selected randomly for each customer.
Carcass weights will vary from 500 to 800 pounds. The average is around 600 to 700 lbs on the rail. You can expect approximately 63% yield of this weight as finished package weight. All ground beef orders come in 2 pound packages and fully frozen.
Body Parts That Are at No Additional Charge (when placed with an order of beef). We will do our best to full requests however, they are not guaranteed.
- Soup Bones
- Ox Tail
Shipping & Handling
Shipping from our ranch to Kodiak is figured into the purchase price, but shipping beyond Kodiak is an additional cost.
Shipping to Anchorage has been averaging around $0.75 per pound finished weight but, shipping rates vary and will not be determined until Fall 2023.
Customer is responsible for actual shipping costs based on finished weight and will be added to final invoice.
Orders will ship to the closest carrier facility near you. You will need to pick up the order from the carrier within 3-5 days of your shipment arriving, once notified. Tracking information will be provided on your invoice, if possible, depending on carrier. Special requests for shipping must be noted on your order or, submitted by email prior to September 1, 2023.