While the drought has had an impact and hurt some of us in the pocket as producers it has also had an impact on quality, cattle are not held on grass or in feed lots as long as normal and the shortage of grain has driven prices higher in all aspects from producer to consumer. The use of Ethanol as fuel has done even more damage to the industry by consuming vast amounts of corn, this double edge sword is not without consequences. Still every animal is different and no two will cook the same for this reason primal cuts for BBQ must be cooked to feel; not time or temp.
I never met a Cow that I didn't like with a little Salt & Pepper! Certified PORK-A-HOLIC