Almost every scripture prohibit the consumption of beef(cow meat).
Atharvaveda 10:1:29. The slaughter of an innocent, O Krityā, is an awful deed. Slay not cow, horse, or man of ours. In whatsoever place thou art concealed we rouse thee up there- from: become thou lighter than a leaf.
Yajurveda 13:43. Unwasting Drop, red, eager, pressing forward, Agni ...