USDA-Inspected Livestock Slaughter Facilities in Florida1

Chad Carr, Larry Eubanks, and Ryan Dijkhuis 2

Several livestock producers are trying to gain a greater portion of the available profit margin by becoming meat marketers, rather than just livestock marketers. Additionally, many Florida consumers aspire to buy locally raised products. The following is a comprehensive list of USDA-inspected meat-animal slaughter facilities in the state of Florida. Contact these processors to help meet the needs of potential niche marketers or the most discriminating meat consumer.

Tables

Table 1. 

Contact information for USDA-inspected livestock slaughter facilities in Florida.

#

Establishment Name

Contact Person

City

Phone Number

1

B & J Meat Company

Paul Lee

Century

(850) 256-2231

2

Westville Meats

Shannon Bowers

Westville

(850) 548-1201

3

Esto Meat Processing

Greg Masters

Bonifay

(850) 263-7777

4

Dilmore Meats

Wayne Dilmore

Cottondale

(850) 352-4407

5

Bradley's Country Store

Jan Parker

Tallahassee

(850) 893-1647

6

Nettles Sausage, Inc.

Billy Nettles

Lake City

(386) 752-2510

7

Nettles Beef Processing

Billy Nettles

Lake City

(386) 752-2228

8

Mobley's Custom Cut

Melissa Mobley

McAlpin

(386) 963-5215

9

University of Florida Meat Processing Center

Byron Davis

Gainesville

(352) 392-1921

10

South Marion Meats

Gary Armoogan

Summerfield

(352) 245-2096

12

Osteen's Meat Service

Steve Osteen

Clermont

(352) 394-6465

13

Ali International, Inc.

Mirza Ahmed

Orlando

(407) 277-9483

14

La Casa Sierra

Roy Sierra

Wimauma

(813) 634-0644

15

Palmetto Creek Farms LLC

Jim Wood

Avon Park

(863) 449-0006

17

Florida Beef Inc.

Clay Lee

Zolfo Springs

(863) 735-2233

18

Mary's Ranch

Rudy Cabrera

Miami

(305) 558-9624

19

Limestone Meathouse

Samantha or Jason Connell

Monticello

(850) 997-4446

20

House of Halal Meat, Inc.

 

Jasper

(386) 792-3467

21

Gray's & Danny's

Albert Garcia

Moore Haven

(786) 367-1877

22

Musa Slaughter House

Musa Simreen

Tampa

(914) 447-4915

23

Adena Meat Products

Mara Brueck

Fort McCoy

(352) 546-3006

24

Circle C Farm Abattoir & Butcher Shop, LLC

Nicole Kozak

Felda

(239) 776-9054

Table 2. 

Services offered by USDA-inspected livestock slaughter facilities in Florida.

#

Establishment Name

Slaughter

Processing

Species Harvested

Comments

1

B & J Meat Company

Yes

No

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat

 

2

Westville Meats

Yes

Yes

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat

 

3

Esto Meat Processing

Yes

Some

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat, Exotics

Hogs are skinned

4

Dilmore Meats

Yes

No

Beef, Pork

 

5

Bradley's Country Store

Yes

Yes

Pork

Mostly hot-boned sausage

6

Nettles Sausage

Yes

Yes

Pork

Commercial slaughter and further processing

7

Nettles Beef Processing

Yes

Some

Beef, Lamb

 

8

Mobley's Custom Cut

Yes

No

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat

 

9

University of Florida Meat Processing Center

Yes

Yes

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat

Only state-owned livestock

10

South Marion Meats

Yes

Yes

Beef (Pork, Lamb, Goat—Custom only)

Only beef slaughter and processed under inspection

12

Osteen's Meat Service

Yes

Some

Beef, Pork

 

13

Ali International

Yes

No

Beef, Lamb, Goat

Halal slaughter

14

La Casa Sierra

Yes

No

Pork

Commercial light wt. mkt. hogs

15

Palmetto Creek Farms LLC

Yes

Yes

Pork

Hereford pork

17

Florida Beef

Yes

Yes

Beef

Commercial nonfed beef

18

Mary's Ranch

Yes

Yes

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat

 

19

Limestone Meathouse

Yes

Yes

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat

 

20

House of Halal Meat, Inc.

Yes

No

Beef, Lamb, Goat

Halal slaughter

21

Gray's & Danny's

Yes

Yes

 

Halal slaughter

22

Musa Slaughter House

Yes

No

Beef, Lamb, Goat

Halal slaughter

23

Adena Meat Products

Yes

Yes

Beef

Grass-fed beef

24

Circle C Farm

Yes

Yes

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat

 

Footnotes

1. This document is AN203, one of a series of the Department of Animal Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date July 2008. Revised July 2013 and September 2019. Visit the EDIS website at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu for the currently supported version of this publication.
2. Chad Carr, associate professor; Larry Eubanks, coordinator of research programs; and Ryan Dijkhuis, biological scientist, Department of Animal Sciences; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

Publication #AN203

Date: 2019-09-18
Carr, Chad
Eubanks, Larry F
Dijkhuis, Ryan D
Animal Sciences

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