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Retail Cuts & Custom Butchering!

We Are Your Local Meat Connection

R & D Meats offers retail and custom butchering! 

  • Need steaks, pork chops, and burgers for the family reunion? We have you covered. 

  • Looking for a whole/half/split half beef for the family? Look no further. 

  • Do you want a whole/half pork? We can take care of that.

  • Are you a farmer and need an animal butchered for a customer? We can help.

R & D Meats is owned and operated by local farmers John, Sara, and Dan for farmers and customers who desire a local meat source. 

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Questions? We have answers!

Check out our most common inquiries and learn more about our services and products. R & D Meats, LLC makes sure our clients are always satisfied with our products and their quality. If you have a question regarding one of our services or products, feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to assist you.

Can I buy a whole/half/split half beef from a local farmer?

Of course! R&D Meats sources all of our "custom" beeves from local farmers who grain-finish their beeves for excellent marbling and flavor. Ms. Kay will help you assess your preferences and options so you get an entire beef just the way you like it!

How much meat can I expect from a custom beef purchased from R&D and what is the cost?

The short answer is - it depends. Most of our grain finished beeves range between 700-900 pounds hang weight (weight of carcass before being cut up). We try to match the size of the beef to your needs. A whole beef with a hang weight of 750 pounds would yield around ~450 pounds of meat for your freezer depending on how you choose to have it cut. At our current price of $3.60 per pound hang weight, a 750 pound beef would cost $2,700. Another way to look at it is your steaks, roasts, and ground would cost $6.00 per pound ($2,700/450=$6.00)

Do you sell individual steaks, roasts, burger, chops, and sausage?

Absolutely! We sell a variety of products. 

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