DEER BLOG

Downfield Farm Deer grazing

Diversifying into Deer Farming

Discover how Stagison Venison owners Jane and Robert Prentice have utilised their land on Downfield Farm to operate deer farming in Scotland.
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View of Downfield Farm in Fife at summertime

Scottish Venison: Why Buy Local?

The UK imports around a third of its venison produce from New Zealand and Europe. Is your venison meat local?
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Venison meat steak with vegetables

The Health Benefits of Venison

Venison, or deer meat, is lean, rich in flavour and low in calories. What other benefits does it offer?
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People in protective clothing in the deer processing facility at Stagison venison farm in Scotland

Family Venison Firm Spends Half Million on New Fife Facility

Stagison launched the new high quality, venison care and processing plant earlier this year along with a number of nutritional research programs on the benefits of deer farming and venison for consumption at Cupar in Fife.
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Deer in a field

How Stagison Started

Bob and Jane were born in West Lothian and brought up on their family’s farms. After getting married they eventually bought their own small holding before moving to Fife in 2002 and buying Downfield Farm, a 150 hectare hill farm overlooking the Howe of Fife.
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