Marketing Fed Cattle
How do I market fed cattle through the CHB Program?
Certified Hereford Beef® LLC licenses beef packers to produce our branded beef products. Those packers (listed below) have unique, competitive buying programs that add value to Hereford and Hereford/English crossbred fed-cattle.
Licensed Certified Hereford Beef® Processors
|Greater Omaha Packing Co, Inc.
3001 "L" Street
Omaha, NE 68107
Cattle Buying Coordinator
Greater Omaha Packing Company processes high quality grain-fed cattle available from the corn belt states, Nebraska and Iowa. In continuous operation since 1920, it has gained a reputation for processing some of the finest beef in the world including Certified Hereford Beef.
With annual sales of more than $825 million and 800 employees nationwide, Greater Omaha is one of the largest privately held beef processing companies in the United States. In 1996 and 2000, the company built one of the most modern and technologically advanced facilities with more than 300,000 square feet. This award-winning cattle processing facility features more than $6 million in food safety equipment.
Greater Omaha Packing Co, Inc. produces the finest beef products in a manner that is uncompromising in food safety. They respect their customers and suppliers needs by treating them fairly and honoring every commitment that they make. They provide a proper work environment for everyone at Greater Omaha Packing Co, Inc. and have an unyielding focus on their health, safety and the betterment of themselves and their families.
Greater Omaha Packing has been processing CHB cattle since 1999 and is always in the market for program eligible cattle. Feeders with Hereford or Hereford baldies (Angus, Red Angus) should call Michaela Adam, Greater Omaha’s cattle buying coordinator at (402) 731-3480. Cash bids, grids and contract formulas are available weekly.
|National Beef Packing
P.O. Box 20046
Kansas City, MO 64195-0046
Liberal, KS and Dodge City, KS
National Beef Packing Co., LLC is the only rancher-owned, fully-integrated beef processor in the United States. National Beef is the fourth largest packer and has been with the Certified Hereford Beef program since July 2003.
They are continually implementing programs, technologies and procedures to ensure safe, consistent beef processing. Their commitment is evident with the introduction of ActivinTM and their comprehensive BioLogic® Food Safety System; both of which sets new standards for testing, tracking and treating in processing facilities. Their production practices have taken them well beyond the fundamental principles of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points), GMP (Good Management Practices) and SOP (Standard Operating Procedures).
National Beef has been processing CHB cattle since the summer of 2003. National Beef is the largest harvester of CHB cattle and is always looking for quality fed steers and heifers on a weekly basis. Feeders with Hereford or Hereford baldies (Angus, Red Angus) should call National Beef’s cattle procurement line at the number listed above. Currently National buys CHB influenced cattle at the cash market.
Everyone who delivers cattle to U.S. Premium Beef must be a USPB member and either own or lease shares. For more information on how you can join U.S. Premium Beef, see USPremiumBeef.com.