Meet Tim Schuuring the farmer behind your purchase.
Located in central King Island, Tim Schuuring runs family property ‘Claire’s Farm’. Raising black Angus cattle Tim is passionate about adopting sustainable on farm practices to increase efficiencies and create a better property for future generations.
Tim has implemented on farm practices including planting shelter belts, planting off water ways and having a water recirculation system. As well Tim has a close emphasis on genetics to increase carcass performance.
“King Island has been great to our family – we wouldn’t want to live and farm anywhere else.” Tim Schuuring
The livestock producers are a critical partner in the King Island Beef brand. In line with the laws of Tasmania, the use of added hormones (also known as HGPs) and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is strictly prohibited on King Island, so consumers around the world should feel confident when they enjoy King Island Beef it is as nature intended – all natural.
But the farmers for King Island Beef go one further – they are JBS Australia Farm Assured, which means they have successfully passed a 3rd party audit to further ensure a consistent quality of product and the highest standards of animal welfare are maintained.