Stephen Tamplin (qualified and accredited NSW Food Authority Meat Safety Officer)
We located at Canowindra, Central West of New South Wales. We are an all species licenced private full service abattoir where all staff have formal qualification in animal welfare.
Tablelands Premier Meats is the trade name for our abattoir.
Our abattoir is licensed for all red and non-red meats, and we regularly process sheep, pigs, goats and cattle as well as emu and poultry - chickens, ducks, turkeys etc. Our beef floor is equipped with 1 tonne lifters, enabling processing of all sizes of livestock.
Tablelands Premier Meats provides
- Dedicated processing for hobby farmers, organic producers, butchers,
market retailer and the grower/consumer.
- Private slaughtering service available , 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.
Our undercover receiving pens are designed to protect animals from heat and nature's elements and has different size pens to accommodate different numbers and species of animal. The 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, and separated from our own yards to promote biosecurity.
Services Kill Fee as from April 2019 subject to change without notice
Service provided Price $/head
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) 7.00
Quail (per bird) 1.10
Turkeys up to 3 kg DW 18.00
Turkeys >3 kg DW 20.00
Cattle $5/Kg dressed weight, including slaughtering and butchering
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 0.60/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
Our refrigerated vehicle might be available by negotiation
We are your one-stop-shop meat processor!
In order to assist our clients and those who might like to bring their stock to be processed by us, here is some useful information from MLA Meat & Livestock Australia website links (applies to red meat species - lamb, goat and beef only). For pig processing refer to the APL website (Australian Pork Ltd) about PigPass.
National Livestock Identification (NLIS)
Livestock Protection Assurance (LPA) Program and
LPA National Vendor Declaration (NVD)
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.