Oxbow Cattle Company News

Oxbow Cows are Happy Cows

We take pride in the way we treat and handle our cows.  This means we handle them without undue stress, provide them as good of home as possible, and watch over them closely. We raise and purchase grain-free, hormone-free, and antibiotic-free cattle.  In 2014, we began raising our own cattle, which will be the future …

Local, Grass-Finished Next to Missoula

Our cattle are raised and pastured literally right next to Missoula. In fact, our Miller Creek property borders the City of Missoula to the south.  The Oxbow Cattle Company headquarters are located here, along with our Farm to Market store (F2M). Directly to the south of our property, we have the privilege of leasing the Sapphire …

No Growth Hormones, Antibiotics or Grains

Our cows are never given growth hormones, sub-therapeutic antibiotics or grains. We guarantee this by having an affidavit signed for every cow that is purchased by Oxbow and we keep detailed records showing each cow’s history. We believe cattle health and soil health go hand in hand, so rather than drench our cattle in chemicals …

We were featured on KBGA – Word of Mouth

Last fall we were featured on KBGA – Word of Mouth.  Also included was our processor, Superior Meats, and one of the restaurants in town that featured our beef, the Red Bird.  Here is a link to the radio program, Word of Mouth – Food.

Modern Stockmen

In the spring of 2014, just after getting our feet on the ground, literally and figuratively, we had an article published in the Missoula Independent.  Unfortunately Bryce has moved on, but Wendy and Bart are continuing the mission.  The article was titled  “Modern Stockman” by Erika Fredrickson.

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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.