Angus cattle are to butchers as Katie Ledecky is to any swim coach. They are the Olympic U.S. basketball team of cattle breeds, with the muscling of Jake Dalton, the maternal traits of Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the disposition of Simone Biles.
Your old jeans are keeping steaks cold and oceans clean.
A veteran cattle rancher once told me that he doesn't raise cattle. In the scheme of his operation, they are not his first priority. Chances are, most other ranchers would whole-heartedly agree with him. Beef producers don't raise cattle. Cattle are simply the most efficient mechanism to harvest what ranchers really raise: read on.