Welcome to Downfield Abattoir, producer of Stagison Venison. Scotland’s only field to fork venison farm, handling and processing facility.

Deer in a green field

Abattoir services

Looking for abattoirs in Scotland? Here at Downfield Abattoir, we offer private meat abattoir services for your Deer, Sheep and Goats. All animals are carefully managed and cared for to ensure a stressfree environment and high-quality meat.
Sliced venison chunks

Private Butchery

We also offer private meat processing/butchery on-site at Downfield Abattoir. We will process and package your carcass for you into a premium end product, with as little wastage as possible. Speak with our team today.
Venison minute steaks on a slate with stuffing

Our Venison Shop

We rear and process our very own venison products too! All Stagison products are nutritious and delicious. Order your Stagison Venison meat packs and Scottish Venison products on our website.

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    What people are saying

    “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.’

    Jonathan James

    “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’

    Graham Johnson

    “Thank you for the first class service”

    ‘I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for the first class service we have received. You have been very professional and flexible with our needs’

    M. Wallace

    “Great Service”

    ‘Thank you for great service as usual. The butchering and labelling look really good and I am delighted with my taste test -I had noisette for supper tonight!!. Please thank everyone concerned from off loading to delivery of the final product.’

    F. Hipwell

    “First Class”

    ‘Thank you for the service you provided us. From the first communication to meeting Bob at the farm when I delivered the sheep and collection at the rendezvous in Forfar, it was first class.’

    I. Carnegie

    Deer Oh Deer

    All our deer are lovingly raised, carefully nurtured and tenderly prepared.

    A Cut Above

    We believe that to get the best from our meat, we need to do what’s best for our deer.

    Easy Meat

    Our products are processed, cut, packaged and prepared just the way you like them.


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

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