Natural, grass-finished beef from our pasture to your table.

A word about Oxbow beef

Raised and finished on pasture and hay, our beef is better for your health than it's grain-fed counterpart. Grass-finished beef is leaner, with significantly lower levels of both total and saturated fat, and has a more balanced ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acids. It also contains higher levels of beta-carotene, B-Vitamins, and essential minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and potassium… and it tastes delicious!

The Oxbow story

Oxbow Cattle Company is a conservation-minded cattle ranch producing healthy, grass-finished beef on pastures next to Missoula, Montana.  Our goal is to provide customers with the highest-quality beef, improve the ecological integrity of the land in our care, and contribute meaningfully to our community.

Land ethic and philosophy

We understand that our livelihood depends on the health and resilience of the land where we graze our herds.  Though we value our livestock and strive to give them the highest standard of care, we believe our most important task is the good stewardship of the streams, foothills, forests and grasslands where we work.



Country Meets City

We were honored to have an article in Missoula Valley Lifestyle Magazine!    Chelsea Lyn Drake did a great job with the article and the photos Pamela Dunn-Parish took are wonderful, thank you both.  Missoula is our home and we feel so lucky to be able to be a part of this community.  Here is …

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We were at a house on Maloney ranch. They were surprised to know that they were eating something that was living just down the street until 6/25/14! Perfect texture on the t bone. No gristle. Nice thick cuts. Thanks guys.

Satisfied Customer
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An abandoned channel in the course of a river, shaped like a U. We graze our cows on the ancient "oxbows" of the Bitterroot River, where these sub-irrigated fertile remnants of the Bitterroot provide lush feed for grass-finishing cattle.