Stephen Tamplin (qualified and accredited NSW Food Authority Meat Safety Officer)
Process Meat Inspector
Canowindra's licenced private full service abattoir where all staff have formal qualification in animal welfare.
Tablelands Premier Meats is the trade name for our on-farm abattoir.
Our abattoir is licensed for all red and non-red meats, and we regularly process sheep, pigs and goats as well as emu and poultry - chickens, ducks, turkeys etc. We do not process cattle at this time, but we are able to process small vealers subject to negotiation as we do have size limitation at this stage.
Tablelands Premier Meats provides
- Dedicated processing for hobby farmers, organic producers, butchers,
market retailer and the grower/consumer.
- Private kills , no minimum number required
- Butchery and packing available
- Volume rates may apply, contract rates negotiable
- Must have PIC & NLIS declaration and Pig Pass and visible pig tattoo (pigs only) with all stock.
Tablelands Premier Meats is not halal or kosher, and undertake no ritual slaughter.
We have upgraded our receiving pens in the existing shearing shed in February 2015 with concrete floors, steel poles in the undercover area protecting animals from heat and elements and has different size pens to accommodate different numbers and species of animal. New pens are adjacent to the abattoir to provide stress free environment for the animals and handlers with a much more effective and efficient process and system.
Our old shearing shed repair and maintenance has also completed with a new undercover drafting race and 3 -5 new pens for our own stock, totally separate from the receiving pens in order to promote biosecurity.
Services Kill Fee as from 01.09.2016 subject to change without notice
Service provided Price $/head
4 tooth/aged rams & bucks 60.00
Pig sucker up to 45kg DW (Dresses Weight) 65.00 Pig 46-75 kg DW 75.00
Pig 76-95 kg DW 95.00
Pig over 95 kg DW 110.00
Meat chicken (per bird) 6.50
Quail (per bird) 1.20
Duck up to 1.5 kg DW 10.00
Duck > 1.5 kg DW 15.00
Turkeys up to 3 kg DW 15.00
Turkeys >3 kg DW 20.00
Vealer/Bobby calf up to 75 kg DW 80.00
Vealer 76-149 kg DW 120.00
Beef To be negotiated
MLA Levies lamb goat pig emu 5.00
MLA Levies vealer/calf alpaca 8.00
Butchering & cutting
Meat per kg as per cut sheet, cling film wrapped only 2.50/kg DW
Meat chickens or duck per bird (breast,thigh,drum,wing) 2.50/bird Turkey, geese per bird 5.00/bird
Meat tray packed plus cling film, per tray extra 0.50/tray
Meat cryovac packed, per pack extra 0.60/pack
Labelling per pack/tray 0.10/pack or tray
Free return of bones and trim
We are your one-stop-shop meat processor!
Tablelands Premier Meats - our meat processing facility
Undercover holding pens - animals welfare is our top priority, we ensure animals are kept calm, stress free and free from harsh environment.