Oxbow Cattle Company News

Missoula Valley cattle ranch with prime soils and wildlife moves closer to protection

Missoula Valley cattle ranch with prime soils and wildlife moves closer to protection Missoula Current, July 2017

Oxbow Cattle Company Conservation Easement

Oxbow Cattle Company Conservation Easement Five Valley Land Trust, November 2017 Update: Oxbow Cattle Company Conservation Easement Five Valleys Land Trust, May 2018

Students find fence-mending brings Bitterroot ranches together

“Students find fence-mending brings Bitterroot ranches together” Missoulian, August 2015

“Ranching with responsibility” is expensive, but possible with partnerships

“Ranching with responsibility” is expensive, but possible with partnerships KPAX News, November 2018  

Conservation for the Future

Caring for the Land, a Passion and a Mission NRCS, February 2018                

You’ve never Seen the Land Until You’ve Seen it From the Air

(we are featured at 2:30) May 2018    

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 …

Grass-finished Approach Supports Business

Melissa Hemken published an article on us for Western Farmer-Stockman.  You can view the article here.

Blue, Pepper, & Buck

We had the privilege to start our three-year-old horses, Blue & Pepper, with the legendary horseman Buck Brannaman last July, and an article about this experience was published in the 2014 November/December issue of Eclectic Horsemen.  We really love this form of horsemanship as it puts the horse first and forces the human to communicate with …

How much beef is in an 1/8th?

One of the hardest things about buying bulk beef is knowing how much you should order.  For example, an Oxbow 1/8th of beef is between 65-70 lbs, but what does that really mean when you are placing frozen steaks, roasts and burger in your freezer?  Here is our attempt to explain this. The 1/8ths we …

ox · bow
/ 'äks,bō /
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.