Humane Slaughter

Carcasses hanging in an abattoir

Private Processing

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Humane Slaughter

Welcome to Downfield Farm, Scottish abattoir and producers of Stagison Venison. A reputable, humane abattoir and Scotland’s only field to fork venison farm, handling and processing plant. Established in the Spring of 2016, our family-run farm is herding in a new dawn for meat processing and deer farming.

In addition to our venison processing plant, we also offer private meat processing on the Downfield Farm for your Deer, Sheep and Goats and a butchery service too.

Our Abattoir Process

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Our Animal Processing Plant 

All private sheep, goat and deer processing takes place on Tuesdays. We require all animals to be delivered to the lairage by the preceding Monday afternoon to allow us to settle your herd and cover all formalities.

Weekend deliveries can also be arranged with our team. All animals must be clean, dry, accompanied by a completed food chain form and have the appropriate identification as per the Meat Hygiene Service: Cleanliness classification of livestock, category 1 + 2.

Butchered Venison meat
An old fashioned red telephone with antlers coming out of the hand piece

Get in Touch

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Call Us Today

If you want to know any more about our butchery, abattoir process, meat packaging or Venison processing here at Downfield Farm then please get in touch with us. You can call us on 01337 830237 or email us here. We can also advise you on what products we offer too. Whatever your query, we will be delighted to help.

ABOUT STAGISON

Find out about how our forking good idea started and why Venison became deer to our hearts.

SPEAK WITH US

Speak to us today and find out how we can make a difference to you.

A CUT ABOVE

We believe that to get the best from your animal, we need to get the best from our team. Private Butchery

What People are Saying

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  • "Great Service All Round"

    'Just thought I would let you know how pleased we are with the meat packaging and labeling - its the first time we have used your butchery service and will certainly be using it again. Everyone very friendly and helpful - great service all round. thanks'

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    Graham Johnson,
    Smallholder

  • "Impressed with  your set up"

    'From start to finish I have been impressed with your set up. Could you pass on my thanks to your guys who made dropping off my animals and picking up their produce so easy. I am also impressed with the butchery... it was what I asked for and very neatly done.'

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    Jonathan James,
    Happy Customer

Blog

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Find out all about the latest news here in our very own Stagison blog.