- Mark Zuckerberg said he now raises cattle and is going to give them beer to drink.
- The CEO of Meta announced his agricultural ambitions at his Hawaii estate in an Instagram post on Tuesday.
- The cows will eat macadamia flour and drink beer produced on his 1,500-acre estate, he said.
Zuckerberg announced that he had “started raising cattle” on his ranch in Hawaii and was going to give them beer to drink. The billionaire announced his agricultural ambitions in the caption of a Instagram post, accompanied by a photo of him with a plate of steak. “I began raising cattle at the Ko’olau Ranch on Kauai, and my goal is to create the highest quality beef in the world,” he wrote. “The cattle are wagyu and angus, and they will grow up eating macadamia flour and drinking beer that we grow and produce here at the ranch.” Wagyu, a breed of Japanese beef cattle, are sometimes given beer to drink as an appetite stimulant, according to beef producer Blackmore Wagyu. Zuckerberg splashed more than 100 million dollars on the 700-acre estate on Kauai, Hawaii in 2014, according to Forbes, then added another 600 acres in 2021 for $53 million, Mansion Global reported. The same year he purchased an additional 110 acres of land on Kauai, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported at the time. The estate, where his ranch is based, now covers approximately 1,500 acres and he includes a public beach. It will also be home to a massive complex he is building that will include 5,000 square feet of land. underground bunkerWired first reported in December.
The estate even has acres of macadamia trees, according to Zuckerberg, who said in the post’s caption that his daughters “help plant” the trees and care for various animals on their ranch.