How much meat
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(User Above) wrote:: How much meat do you get from a cow?<br>: -or-<br>: How many people can you feed with one cow?<p>Matt:<br>It depends on how big the animal is and how hungry the people are. <p>More specificaly as a general rule a fed beef will slaughter about 60 to 70 percent of his body weight with about 30 percent of that going to bone and fat. (I may be corrected on those numbers)You can do the math on a 1200 pound steer. As far as how many people that will feed, well your guess is as good as mine.