Local Angus breeder adds value to their beef on-the-hoof

Posted November 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Byergo Angus has been an outstanding breeder of Angus bulls for many purebred and commercial herds for 65 years. Now the grandsons of Mary and the late Forrest Byergo, whose family farm was west of Guilford, are adding value to the live Angus bull and female production sales by developing a beef cuts retail market.

“Grandpa always had a successful slaughter beef business besides his live Angus bulls’ sales,” said Bryson Byergo. “He would sell quarters, halves and whole beef to several loyal customers.”

For a couple of years, Bryson and Drew Byergo studied the possibility of selling even more slaughter beef advancing from offering quarters, halves and whole sides. Early this summer, the brothers decided to open the sale barn

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