• Grass-finished Heart-J Beef Colorado
  • Grass-finished Heart-J Beef Colorado
  • Grass-finished Heart-J Beef Colorado
  • Grass-finished Heart-J Beef Colorado
  • Grass-finished Heart-J Beef Colorado
  • Grass-finished Heart-J Beef Colorado
  • Grass-finished Heart-J Beef Colorado
  • Grass-finished Heart-J Beef Colorado
  • Grass-finished Heart-J Beef Colorado

Grass-fed~For your Health what makes our beef "green?"

Healthy: NO hormones, steroids, antibiotics, grain or GMOs.
Eco-friendly: NO chemical fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides. Rapid-rotation grazing to enhance native grassland.
Affordable: Bulk sales (halves, quarters, eighths) mean cost savings.
Local: Family-owned and operated since 1946. Cattle born and raised on ranch.
Tender: High quality, flavorful meat. Third-party tenderness-tested to improve herd quality.
Humane: Low-stress handling, short confinement periods.

Natural — Since The Mid-60's Natural — Since The Mid-60's

Natural beef has been a tradition at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch since the mid-60’s when Maurice and Mayme Jessup bought their first herd of Charolais. They soon developed a breeding program with registered Saler and Gelbvieh bulls, resulting in a unique herd well-suited to the grasslands of our Rocky Mountain foothills. Recently we have introduced Red Angus breeding stock which is known for its tenderness.

Our Mission: To produce the most tender and healthy grass-fed beef available in a manner that protects and enhances the environment and provides a first-class recreational and educational ranching experience for Sylvan Dale guests.

Today, our cattle free-range on adjacent forest land, as well as our 3,200 acre ranch, over 80% of which is protected by conservation easements. Our rotational grazing practices stimulate vegetation re-growth and also help to prevent the build-up of fuels on the forest floor thus reducing the risk of wildfire.

We are extremely proud of our herd and the quality natural beef they provide. We invite you to tour our working ranch and see our handsome herd! Simply give us a call at (970) 667-3915 ext. 38.

Locally Raised and Processed Locally Raised and Processed

When you buy our grass-finished Heart-J Beef you know where your beef comes from! Your purchase helps contribute to the preservation of open lands, wildlife and the western lifestyle! Heart-J Beef is processed in a clean, local, USDA-inspected facility.

Why Is Grass-Fed Healthier? Why Is Grass-Fed Healthier?

Industrial beef is fattened on a diet of mostly corn and grain which results in meat with an excessively high Omega-6 — Omega-3 fat ratio, which causes heart problems. Our herd cattle receive an all-grass diet (grass-fed and grass-finished) so you get Omega-3 in the proper ratio. Grass-fed/finished beef is also rich in CLA, a cancer and fat fighting compound!

How To Order and Where to Pick Up? How To Order and Where to Pick Up?

To order call (970) 667-3915 ext. 38 or send us an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Our standard pick up day is Wednesday afternoons between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m.. We're just 7 miles west of Loveland on US Hwy 34. (see map) We can also accommodate a custom pickup by request.

Did you know we offer a Heart-J Natural Beef Bridal Registry? Receive the gift of better beef and healthier eating!

Our Cows Are Famous Our Cows Are Famous

Check out the 2010 and 2011 "Cow" calendars by David Stoecklein, nationally famous photographer. They are now giving autographs!

Famous Cow Calendars

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    Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch
    2939 N County RD 31D
    Loveland CO 80538
    (970) 667-3915
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