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Publication #AN203

USDA-Inspected Livestock Slaughter Facilities in Florida1

Chad Carr, Larry Eubanks, and Ryan Dijkhuis2

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. 

#

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

Mc Alpin

(386) 963-5215

9

University of Florida

Byron Davis

Gainesville

(352) 392-1921

10

South Marion Meats

Gary Armoogan

Summerfield

(352) 245-2096

11

Central Beef Ind. LLC

Tommy Bryant

Center Hill

(352) 793-3671

12

Osteen's Meat Service

Roy Osteen

Clermont

(386) 752-2510

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

16

Fussell’s Frozen Food Inc.

Jimmy Fussell

Arcadia

(863) 494-2112

17

Florida Beef Inc.

Clay Lee

Zolfo Springs

(863) 735-2233

18

Real Meats

Keith Mann

Punta Gorda

(941) 357-4199

19

Mary's Ranch

Rudy Cabrera

Miami

(305) 558-9624

20

Limestone Meathouse

Samantha or Jason Connell

Monticello

(850) 997-4446

21

House of Halal Meat, Inc.

 

Jasper

(386) 792-3467

22

Gray's & Danny's

Albert Garcia

Moore Haven

(786) 367-1877

23

Musa Slaughter House

Musa Simreen

Tampa

(914) 447-4915

24

Adena Meat Products

Mara Brueck

Fort McCoy

(352) 546-3006

Table 2. 

#

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 & 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

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 & processed under inspection

11

Central Beef

Yes

Yes

Beef

Commercial nonfed beef

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

16

Fussell’s Frozen Food Inc.

Yes

Yes

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat, Exotics

Hogs are skinned

17

Florida Beef

Yes

Yes

Beef

Commercial nonfed beef

18

Real Meats

Yes

No

Bison, Beef, Lamb, Goat

Mobile slaughter unit

19

Mary's Ranch

Yes

Yes

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat

 

20

Limestone Meathouse

Yes

Yes

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat

 

21

House of Halal Meat, Inc.

Yes

No

Beef, Lamb, Goat

Halal Slaughter

22

Gray's & Danny's

Yes

Yes

Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat, Exotics

 

23

Musa Slaughter House

Yes

No

Beef, Lamb, Goat

Halal Slaughter

24

Adena Meat Products

Yes

Yes

Beef

Grass-fed beef

Footnotes

1.

This document is AN203, one of a series of the Animal Sciences Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date August 2008. Revised September 2008 and July 2013. Reviewed October 2014. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.

2.

Chad Carr, associate professor, Department of Animal Sciences; Larry Eubanks, coordinator of research programs, Department of Animal Sciences; and Ryan Dijkhuis, biological scientist, Department of Animal Sciences; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.


The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.