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Houghall Farm Meat For Sale

Houghall Farm is renowned for the high quality meat it produces, but did you know we sell great value Meat Boxes to the public?

Houghall_meat_logo.jpgAs a leading land based college, teaching the next generation of farmers and animal welfare professionals, you can be sure you are purchasing top grade Co. Durham meat from us. 

ONLINE ORDER FORM

All our products benefit from being: extremely high welfare, low carbon footprint, environmentally friendly, local, low food miles, and lovingly reared by our fantastic students and highly experienced staff. We are truly Farm-to-Fork!

We offer both Lamb and Pork; our animals produce flavoursome and tender meat.

At this difficult time, we want to help those who are struggling to buy fresh meat products and our Meat Box Offer is perfect for stocking up your chest freezer - or you could even split the box between neighbours.

Houghall Farm Products On Offer

We are currently taking orders for our Lamb Box Offer which is available NOW. A full lamb is a really cost-effective way to buy lamb. 

Full Lamb (Hogget), Approx. 20kg of meat - Only £190 (£9.50 per kilo) - In stock

What cuts do you get with a whole lamb?

  • Leg joints of lamb
  • Shoulder joints of lamb
  • Lamb chops
  • Lamb mince

Our lamb is specially bred for taste and texture, giving the perfect balance of muscle mass and fat - to not only keep the animal healthy during its life, but also to create the best lamb for eating. This is the most delicious and tender variety of lamb available in the County!

Half a pig, Approx. 25kg of meat - Only £85 (Only £3.40 per kilo) - Available from Mon 11th May.

What cuts do you get with a full side of pork?

  • Leg joints of pork
  • Shoulder joint of pork
  • Pork chops
  • Belly pork
  • Pork mince

How Do I Place An Order?

To place an order, please click on the online order form button to fill in an order. ONLINE ORDER FORM

The form will then be sent to our accounts department, who will phone you during normal office hours, to take payment. Once payment had been taken, they will contact the Farm Manager so he can call/email you to arrange a time for you to collect your Meat Box from the farm.

Orders taken by Monday 5pm, will available to collect on the following Monday at between 12pm to 1pm. Your products will be placed in our cold store, in the butchery, until you collect it.

Our Livestock

Lamb: Our Houghall lambs are of various breeds, born and reared at Houghall, they are all fed and finished on grass and stubble turnips grown at Houghall. The college students all have an input into the breeding programme, feeding programme and the lambing of the ewes (sometimes during the night). These lambs have spent their days grazing pastures at Houghall, close to the river Wear and sheltered at High Houghall in bad weather. They have cost the environment ZERO food miles as no feed has been bought in for them, therefore, they generate a very low carbon footprint.

We dry age our lamb for 7 days before butchering to lock in all the delicate, subtle and rich flavours. It also makes the lamb incredibly tender, perfect for Sunday roast and shepherd’s pie alike! The taste is unique, County Durham on a plate, as when you eat it you can virtually taste the sweet smell of the county's pastures on a spring morning.

Pork: Our Houghall pigs breed is Traditional Middle Whites crossed with Saddleback or Hampshire Boar. A happy and hardy crossbreed known for excellent flavour. They are reared by our learners in the college's large purpose-built, high welfare pig unit; bedded on our own straw and fed on our own barley and fodder beet based feed produced right here at Houghall. These pigs spend their lives together in our specially-designed pig facility, occasionally snoring and twitching their ears - often too lazy to acknowledge you are there.

Again, the taste is unique as our pigs are fed on home-produced feed which gives an amazing flavour. You’re guaranteed great County Durham flavour!!

Customer Feedback

5-Stars: “Great taste, great quality, great value. So much better than supermarket meat and with the online ordering service really straightforward. Highly recommended!”
Lindsay H, Co. Durham.

5-Stars: “Great company to deal with. Communication was excellent and the collection really easy.”
Alistair C, North Yorks.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please email enquiries@eastdurham.ac.uk