Tag Archives: venison farming

A herd of sheep in a field in Scotland

Advantages of Raising or Hunting Your Own Meat

We’re very busy in the butchery at the moment, with many customers asking us to butcher their pigs, lambs and cattle ready to go in their freezers. It’s also hunting season here in Scotland, and hunters are ...
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Deer on the Stagison farm in Fife

A Great Year for Deer 

To make sure we get the best meat from our deer farm in Scotland, we make sure they are as happy and stress-free throughout their lives as we can make them.
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A Galloway cow with her calf in a field

Downfield Farm Goes Organic

Last month, we began to convert our Downfield Farm into an organic farm. So by 2021, Stagison meat will be organic. But why go organic in the first place?
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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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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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