Rough Creek Cattle Company is the home of our Texas Bred, Grass Fed Brangus Herd. Our cattle operation of eighty mother cows and four registered Brangus bulls gives us a proper rotation on producing a quality calf. Our calves are strictly grass fed. The Rough Creek Cattle Company calves are born and raised on our 1556 acre ranch in Novice, Texas.
Rough Creek Ranch has 300 acres of improved pasture featuring seven types of highly nutritious perennial grasses. We winter our calves on wheat because of its high healthy and holistic nutritional value.
The Maroney's and their extended family represent the 2nd and 3rd generation of ranchers of Rough Creek Ranch and are the original founders of Rough Creek Cattle.
The goal of Rough Creek Cattle is to raise a quality animal for consumption by our customers.
For more information, please contact Pete Sughers & Dish Bogg, Rough Creek Ranch Foremen.
Brangus Cattle are 3/8 Angus and 5/8 Brahma. The breed was developed in the 18th century, but the 20th century popularized the cross. The superior beef quality of Angus crossed with the durability of Brahma made it an ideal breed for the intense heat of Texas.
Rough Creek Cattle are less stressed, ranch raised, free range, and winter on good grasses to produce a quality product.
Rough Creek Cattle has found the health benefits of grass-fed beef far outweigh any grain-fed feedlot beef. A 2009 study by the USDA and researchers at Clemson University in South Carolina found grass-fed beef to be far superior to grain-fed beef in 10 significant ways. The study found that grass-fed beef is higher in Vitamin E, Vitamin B, thiamin, riboflavin, beta-carotene, calcium, magnesium, potassium, higher in total Omega-3's, has a healthier ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3, higher in CLA (a potential cancer fighter), and lower in the saturated fats linked to heart disease.
For up-to-date Grass Fed Beef health findings, please visit EatWild.com.
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