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Here is some great information that we have come across about the beef and farm industries.

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The Reban Farms Story 

4 generations of family farming

As far as animals go, beef is our specialty at Reban farms. We run a small, 200 head cow calf operation. A few years ago, we decided to start selling our own finished beef to family and friends. Not only did we have a positive response, we also discovered how enjoyable it was connecting with the consumer. It makes all the hard work so rewarding when you get to meet appreciative customers, while helping meet the demand for farm direct beef.

Frequently Asked Questions

See the answers to the questions we get asked most often!

What do you feed your cows?

Our cattle graze in pasture in the summer.  In winter, they get free choice forage (hay) and grain. We finish our animals on approximately half the amount of grain that a traditional feedlot would. This results in meat that contains much less fat. We’ve spent years perfecting our feed rations to bring you the perfect balance of leanness and marbling. 

What type of meat do I get with a purchase?

Our standard for how the meat is prepared is a make up of:

🐮1/3 roasts

🐮1/3 hamburger

🐮1/3 steaks

However, you can customize your order if you'd like at no additional cost.

Does buying a cow from you, save me money?

When you buy direct from our family farm, you are automatically cutting the margins that the wholesalers and retailers are taking. Across Canada consumers are paying an average of $10.75/lb. in the store, when averaging several common cuts of beef. Our 1/4, 1/2 and full cow packages are $5.00/lb

Do you deliver?

We typically have two orders/deliveries per year. One in the spring and one in the late fall. We deliver to your door in Saskatoon and surrounding North towns including: Martensville, Warmen, Dalmeny, Osler, Laird, Langham, Rosthern, Blaine Lake, Marcelin, Leask, Shellbrook, and Parkside.

We can meet anyone who is willing to meet in any of these towns. This is basically our route from the butcher to Saskatoon! All deliveries are completely free.

How do I place an order?

Visit our product page if you would like to see the options we have for how much beef you want to buy. If you already know what you want, then just go to our order form and place your order.

I have placed an order, now what?

🐮Once we receive your order we will contact you to get arrange payment for your deposit – $100 on all orders. This can be made by cheque or e-transfer. We will let you know at this time an approximate delivery date for your order.

🐮The butcher will call you directly, shortly after the slaughter date to customize your order. Here you can customize such things as the percentage of roasts, steaks, ground beef you’d like. There is no additional cost to customize your order.

🐮We will contact you about 4-5 days prior to your delivery date to make arrangements. Your order comes frozen and boxed.