Central Lean originated from very humble beginnings. Three farm families decided to integrate their operations and try to maximize their profit potential in their areas of expertise the further the conversations went along the more excited they became in the potential of what the future would bring to this thriving business venture. In addition, they all came to the conclusion that the common household actively seeks a source of meat that is safe and is a premium standard for the industry.
Central Lean has a quality control program in check that is unparalleled within the industry.
All cattle on feed are source verified and fed a specific ration to maximize growth and animal health
There is no use of steroids. Feedstuffs are all natural.
Central Lean has strict guidelines that each animal must pass in order to be included in the Central Lean program. Those that fall short of the guidelines are not allowed.
Central Lean takes a great deal of pride in their quality control program and strives to ‘raise the bar’ in hopes of continued customer satisfaction with a superior product!
Central Lean LLC is a partnership of three Central Illinois farmers whose goal was to provide top quality beef to discriminating consumers direct from the farm.
Dave Leffler and Dave McClure maintain a separate herd of purebred Charolais cattle. Through crossbred breeding programs, the purebred seedstock provide genetics that are superior. This includes animals that excel in tenderness, quality grades and overall animal health while maintaining uniformity in your final product.