It’s been a very busy summer at Braelands. We had our spring calving cows pregnancy tested in December with terrific results of over 90% all cows pregnant. We put the bulls in for only 6 weeks of the year (2 cycles) so that all the calves are born, and grow up together. We work on a ratio of 1 bull to 30 – 40 cows. Read more
If keeping in the fridge, place it in fridge with fat side up. (After sitting for a few weeks fat side down, the fat can sour a bit). If bringing from freezer, allow to defrost in your fridge the day (and night; if big roast) before.
A guide for cooking time is as follows: Read more
What choice do we really have when it comes to the meat we eat?
"My name is Lou Mawhinney & I am a fifth generation beef farmer from Victoria. With the support of my husband I now have the privilege to run our family farm “Braelands”, which has been in our family for over 150 years.My husband & I run a small business from our farm called Braelands Beef & Lamb, & we supply greater Melbourne with premium quality, hormone free, grass fed beef & lamb. Upon finishing my Ag Science degree, my love of animals in particular beef cattle and horses, led me to follow my heart and head north for some adventure. In central Queensland I worked for Australia’s largest cattle company where I gained extensive knowledge of the beef industry. I worked on cattle stations and also in a feedlot where 20,000 cattle were intensively fed grains. Read more