We are a family run business based in Wickham. We specialize in free range boer goat and kid meat (sometimes also known as Chevron), as well as producing a small quantity of rare breed free range pork.
Our goats are a mixture of dairy and meat breeds. We have crossed our dairy goats with the South African Boer goat to provide us with good meat carcasses. We keep weaner pigs which are reared on surplus milk from the dairy goats.
All the animals are reared on our small farm. They are well cared for during their life with us and we can guarantee the traceability of our meat. The majority are born on the farm but we do bring in some male goat kids from dairy herds in batches of 30 about 3 or 4 times a year that would otherwise be culled out at birth. They are weaned and neutered when we collect them
We use a reputable abattoir and a local licensed butcher for hanging and preparing the meat. Some of the seasonings we use in our range of either goat meat sausages and goat meat burgers or pork sausages are sourced from an organic company, several of which are gluten free. But the majority of seasonings we mix ourselves to our own recipes.
Cooked correctly, boer goat meat can taste like a mild version of lamb when hot or like beef when cold. Boer Kid meat is a tender and succulent meat. It makes a beautiful roast dinner
Meat from older boer goats is similar to mutton and ideal for pot roasts, curries and casseroles.
Boer goat meat has the added advantage of being low in cholesterol, high in iron and ounce for ounce has less saturated fat than chicken and about the same calories. Goat is the ideal meat for the health conscious or people with heart problems.
“This project has been part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for European Development 2007-2013: Europe investing in rural areas”.
Support was received from and the project is being delivered through the Fieldfare Local Action Group. http://www.Fieldfareleader.org.uk