Why is Akaushi beef so popular?

Akaushi beef is one of the fastest growing beef breeds, and here’s why: High epicurean demand for the marbling of Akaushi has led to its growing popularity. Akaushi beef inspires praise for trumping other breeds in marbling capacity and health benefits, while the breed itself displays competitive traits such as feed efficiency and calving ease. Over the past century, Akaushi …

Akaushi vs. Wagyu

Many beef consumers ask “What is the difference between Akaushi and Wagyu?” Akaushi (Pronounced “Ah-kuh-oo-she”) is a separate and distinct breed from the other Japanese cattle. There are no similarities, genetically or phenotypically, between Akaushi and the other Japanese Breeds. The Akaushi Breed started with the South Korean breed known as Hanwoo. In ~1870 Devon was infused into the Hanwoo …

The Story behind Akaushi Cattle

There are four primary beef breeds of cattle in Japan (Japan Black, Japanese Brown, Japanese Poll and Japanese Shorthorn). Many strains can be found within each breed depending on the prefecture (i.e., island) and region. Within the Japanese Brown breed there are two main strains, the Kochi and Kumamoto Reds (the latter now referred to as Akaushi). In the late …

Click Akaushi Beef™ generously donated 6,209 pounds of ground beef!

Click Akaushi Beef™ of Llano, TX generously donated 6,209 pounds of prepackaged hamburger meat divided equally between the Burnet County Food Alliance and the Llano Food Pantry. “ We are so blessed and pleased to offer a helping hand to our community” said Mrs. Massey. Both organizations were extremely grateful and appreciative of the donation.  “Please keep in mind though, …

Akaushi Beef and Dr. Aaron Cooper

Dr. Aaron Cooper works closely with the Click Cattle Company, C5 Ranch and Click Akaushi Beef guiding it’s overall Breeding and genetics program. Dr. Cooper who has an animal science degree from Texas A&M University and a Masters’ Degree in animal breeding and genetics from University of Nebraska, is a nationally renowned genetics expert who has worked and studied with …