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Aldo's Meat Company .... 5056 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA. 91601. PH# 818-506-1187.
Bisher's Quality Meats .... 14051 Midland Rd. Poway, CA 92064 PH# 858-513-0509 and 2330 Main St. Ramona, CA 92065-2539. PH# 760-789-1488.
Bobby Lee's Country Smokehouse ....
850 Sycamore Avenue, Hayward, CA. 94544. Ph # (510) 889-1133. Burned down in 2007. Not reopening at this time. Closed
Ben's Custom Meat Cutting .... Atascadero, CA. PH# 805-466-2103.
Bree's Meats .... Garden Grove, Ca. PH# 714-892-1115. He does a FANTASTIC job on game. Does all game animals and does it for a reasonable price too.
Brown's Valley Meats .... 3263 Browns Valley Rd., Napa, CA 94558. PH# 707-253-2480.
Bruce's Prime Cuts .... 115 E. College Ave, Ste 10, Lompoc, Ca. PH# 805-736-6328.
Burbank Meat Locker .... Burbank, Ca. Ph # (323)-849-1058.
Butcher and Packer Supply Company .... Your source for meat processing and sausage making supplies.
Busters Market .... Bridgeport.
Butcher Boy ....
Reno, NV. closed, filed for bankruptcy as of Aug 2011. Closed
Cattaneo Bros Inc. .... 769 Caudill St. San Luis Obispo, CA. 93401. PH# 805-543-7188.
Corralitos Market & Sausage CO .... 569 Corralitos Road, Corralitos, CA, OWNER: Dave Peterson. Smoked meats and sausages. PH# 831-722-4505.
Country Meats .... Elk Grove, Ca. I think Country Meats did a pretty good job. It also seems to be a pretty sizable portion of their business during deer season judging by the number of deer and other game hanging in their locker. Harry.
Cracciolos .... East Main St. Sacramento, Ca. I hear they fill up quick. Whoadog.
Crows Landing Meat Butchering and BBQ Service .... 613 Fink Rd. Crows Landing, CA 95313. PH# 209-837-4225.
CSU Chico Meat Lab .... 301 Nicolas C. Shouter Ln., Chico, CA. 95928. PH# 530-898-6028.
Dave's Whole Service Meats ....
23736 Lyons Ave. off the 5 freeway, Newhall, CA; Closed
Del Monaco Specialty Foods, Inc. .... 1070 Commercial St., Ste. 107, San Jose, CA. 95112. PH# 408-452-0170.
Denair Meat .... Denair, Ca. He does not cure sausage there, he sends it out.
Dick & Sheri .... 63536 Aberdeen Rd. Joshua Tree, Ca. PH# 760-366-3391 $50.00 last year and the year before, extra for sausage.
Duanes Meat Market .... Antioch, Ca. Heck of nice guy, will cut it any way you want and doesn't steal any of your meat.
Durham Meat Co. .... 160 Sunol St. San Jose, CA. 95126. PH# 408-291-3600.
Eldon's Jerky and Sausage Supply .... Offer the very best jerky and sausage seasonings on the market today.
Eschbach Meat Products ....
18045 S. Western Ave., Gardena, CA. PH# (310)324-1376. Closed 2009
Farmers Wholesale Meats .... 3018 Taft Highway (SR 166), Bakersfield CA. 93313. PH# 661-832-5941.
Freedom Meat Lockers .... 160 Hi Grade Lane, Freedom, CA. OWNER: Howard Walker. Smoked meats and sausages. PH# 831-724-4355.
Fresno Meat Market .... No longer processing wild game, reported Sept 2012.
G&M Game Processiong .... 6875 Pontiac Dr Reno, NV. 89506. PH# 775-745-6911.
Gelsinger Meats, Inc. .... 2209 Honolulu Ave., Montrose, CA. 91020. PH# 818-248-7811.
Glenoaks Food, Inc. .... 11030 Randall St. Sun Valley, CA. 91352. PH# 818-768-9091.
Green Acres Market .... 2918 Los Angeles Ave. Simi Valley, Ca. 93065. PH# 805-526-1312. Hours: 10 - 7 Mon. -Sun. Costs: $75.00 to process game with sausage being an additional charge. You must have tag and animal skinned to process here. Elk, deer, and hogs.
Guerra Meats .... 490 Taraval St. San Francisco, CA 94116.
Gus' Meat Locker .... 412 West Olive Avenue Madera, CA 93637. PH#
Harmony Farms .... 2824 Foothill Blvd. La Crescenta, CA 91214. PH# 818-248-3069. Fax# 818-248-0361. They seem to be reasonably priced. They do not smoke hams or make sausage links, only ground. I ask for the trimmings and hams and take them to Schriners in La Crescenta. Schriners is a German Meat Market that does excellent sausages in a variety of ways. - Matt D.
Hick's Meat Market ....
1553 S. La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, CA 90638. Closed.
Hottinger Family Meats .... 5437 Chino Ave. Chino, CA 91710. PH# 909-628-2568.
Interstate Supply Co. .... Your source for quality food processing replacement parts, supplies and equipment at sensible prices. Band Saws, Grinders, Slicers, Food Processors. Grinder Knives and Plates, Band Saw Blades, Hand Saws. Shrimp Deveiners and Cutters, Sausage Stuffers, Linkers. Cutlery, Lighting, Food Equipment Oil, Sharpening Stones. Replacement Parts For Most Machines, Deer Cutting Supplies. PH# 732-602-0366.
J & R Natural Meat & Sausage .... 3450 Riverside Dr Paso Robles, CA 93446. PH# 805 237-8100. Full service meat processor for all types of wild game. They also have a fully stocked Templeton retail location in the Trader Joe's center at 1131 Rossi Rd. PH# 805-434-5050.
James Market .... In Kernville Ca. above Lake Isabella, butcher and locker available. PH# 760-376-2424.
Clifford Kwock .... San Jacinto, Ca. PH# 909-654-2960.
Kentucky Market .... on the corner of Kentucky and College in Woodland, Ca.
Lake Isabella Market .... Lake Isabella, Ca. Just a couple bucks a day fee to hang meat, and they also process.
Leon's Custom Meats .... 9086 Mission Blvd., Glen Avon, Ca. PH# 909-685-5208.
Los Gatos Meats .... 575 University Ave., Los Gatos, Ca. They vacuum seal (shrink wrap) the meat. They charge 60.00 flat rate fora deer to cut and package. They make several types of sausage and jerky. They also do fish as well. Also they are always open on the weekends during deer season. PH# 408-354-7055.
Live Oak Lockers .... 2618 Fir St. Live Oak, Ca. PH# 530-695-2946. Give Bernie or Janice a call they will handle everything for you very professionally. Chuck
Lockeford Meat & Sausage Service .... 19775 N Cotton St, Lockeford, CA 95237. PH# 209-727-5584.
Longhorn Meat Co. .... 13131 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603. PH# 530-823-0275.
Los Banos Abattoir .... P.O. Box 949, Los Banos, CA. 93635. PH# 209-826-2212.
Mad Butcher Meat Co. .... 8665 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA. 95826. PH# 916-383-4943.
Madrone Meats .... Morgan Hill, Ca. PH# 408-779-3414. Call first.
Marin Sun Farms .... Pt. Reyes Station, CA. Nate Dorris. PH# 415-663-8997. Deer and pig, specialty sausage and smoked meats. Cost is $100.00 per deer and $100.00 for pigs up to 150 pounds. Pigs over 150 are $10.00 for each 25 pounds upwards of 150 pounds. Price includes animal cut to specifications, fresh sausage if desired, and all meat is cryovac-ed. Freezer storage available. Animals must be skinned and field dressed.
The Meat House .... Main St. Bishop, Ca. It is run by Mike Birkhimer. PH# 760-873-4990.
The Meat Shop .... in Orangevale. PH# 530-988-0540.
Meridian Meat Co. .... P.O. Box 97, Meridian, CA. 95957. PH# 530-696-0130.
Michelle's Custom Cutting .... 801-A Angus Lane, Bakersfield, Ca 93308. PH# 661-399-5069, 661-299-5039 fax, 661-599-2348 cellphone. Michelle does an outstanding job, the way you want it done. She does it to you're specifications, be it boned, steaked, cubed, etc. She makes some of the best sausage around, in many different varieties, out of all meats, pork, venison, and elk, what ever you have. Hog and deer are $70.00 cut and wrapped, this includes any sausages you want made. She will even skin you’re animal for $25.00. After hours she can be reached at her cell number and will meet you at the locker to hang you’re animal.
Nagle's Veal .... 1411 E. Baseline St., San Bernardino, CA. 92410. PH# 909-383-7075.
Newbury Park Meat Market .... Newbury Park, Ca. PH# 805-498-6000.
Niman McConnell, LLC .... 1025 E. 12th St., Oakland, CA. 94606. PH# 415-552-0181.
Olde Fashion Country Butcher .... Santa Paula on Hwy 126. It's located at the west end of the airport on the south side of the freeway. Phone is 805-933-3968.
Orangevale Meats .... 5666 Main Ave. Orangevale, CA 95662-5413. PH# 916-988-0540.
Pacific West Processing .... P.O. Box 691256, Stockton, CA. 95269-1256. PH# 775-463-3822.
Patterson Ranch .... 69461 Bradley-Lockwood Rd. Lockwood, Ca. PH# 831-385-3866. Elk, pig and deer. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Phils Custom Meat Cutting .... 8178 Mission Blvd. Glen Avon, Ca. 92509. ph # (909) 685-2615. Hog butchering -$65.00. Word is the shop was sold to a new owner a couple years ago.
Phils Old Butcher Shop .... Grover Beach, Ca. PH# 805-489-8210. Gary, the owner and hog hunter, charges $60 per hog no matter what size. $20 skinning fee. $1.50 lb for breakfast links (these are incredible), $2.50lb for smoked links.
Phil's Smoke House .... 500 9th St. Ste. J, Modesto, CA. 95354. PH# 209-549-1206.
Pomona Food Locker .... 240 S. Oak, Pomona, Ca. ph# 909-629-9649. All wild game except rabbits and birds. $59.00 for butchering of average deer. $10.00 to skin. $1.00 per lb. extra for pork added to sausage. $.59 per lb. for larger deer. Hours: 8:30 to 5:30 M-F, 8:30 to 3:00 Sat. Closed Sunday.
Pounds Meat Market .... 6508 Norris Rd, Bakersfield, Ca. PH# 661-399-9305. Pounds charges about 50 bucks for a hog and if you want any specialty sausage it is about 15 dollars more. - rookiehunt21.
Ralph's Custom Smokehouse .... 885 Delmas Ave., San Jose, CA (408) 279-4009. It's $65.00 minimum for a deer or $0.65 per pound hanging weight.
Ralph's Custom Meat ..... Atascadero, CA. PH# 805-466-2114.
Rawhide Meat Processing .... 18719 Omega Mine Rd. (off Rawhide Rd.), Jamestown, CA.PHh# 209-984-5814.
Red & White Market .... 510 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054. PH# 760-433-6732.
Redwood Meat Co Inc. .... 244 Myrtle Ave., Eureka, CA. 95501. PH# 707-442-3797.
Roseville Meats .... Roseville, Ca. about $80 to $100 for deer. Sausage and hamburger available. They vacuum seal (shrink wrap) the meat. Deer, pig and elk. You can have geese or turkeys smoked for $4.50 a bird.
Roy's Swiss Sausage Factory .... Roy Rachina (spelling of last name may be wrong), Cherry Ave, Greenfield, CA, 93927. PH# 831-674-2070. Hours: Tues - Sat 8:30am - 4:30pm. Sun 9-2. Closed Monday.
Sanders Meat & Locker Service .... 1220 South Avenue Turlock, CA 95380-5113 PH# 209-634-7525.
Sawyer's Meat Service .... Lodi, Ca 95240. PH# 209-727-5226
Scalise Brothers .... Alameda, CA. PH# 510-522-4848. They DO NOT process wild game.
Schreiner's Fine Sausage's, Inc. .... Glendale, CA. PH# 818-244-4735.
Scott's Custom Meats .... 240 E 4th St. #A, Perris, CA 92570. PH# (951) 657-9244.
S&D Custom Meats .... Phone disconnected as of 4/20/2011. Joseph Muracchioli. 4890 Estrella Rd., Paso Robles, Ca 93446.
Siskiyou Distributing ....1313 N. Foothill Dr. Yreka, CA 96097. (530) 842-1616. Custom butchering, wild game processing and USDA inspected cutting services since 1985.
Specialty Meats .... Escondido CA. PH# 760-839-6607.
Stafford Meats .... Rio Linda, CA. PH# 916-991-3021.
The Superette .... Calpella (Ukiah), CA. PH# 707-485-8605.
Swingle Meat Company .... 12640 Kennedy Flat Rd, Jackson, CA 95642. PH# 209-223-0731.
T&H Prime Meats & Sausage .... 735 E. Mission Rd. San Marcos, CA. PH# 760-471-9192.
Taylor's Market .... Freeport Blvd. in Sacramento, Ca. They've done a pretty good job. They only drawback is that he doesn't offer much more than your standard sausage and salami.
Tulare Locker Service .... Custom butchering. 1531 East Bardsley Avenue. Tulare, CA. 93274. PH# 559-688-2047.
Wayland Meat Market .... 3421 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland CA. PH# 510-530-3344.
West Coast Meat Co. .... Hayward, Ca. PH# 510-886-7400
Willow Glen Meats & Smokehouse .... 885 Delmas Ave. San Jose, CA 95125. PH# 408-279-4009. Offers custom processing of pork, beef, or lamb.
Willowside Meats .... Santa Rosa, Ca. PH# 707-546-8404.
Wood-dale Market .... 250 Stine Rd. Bakersfield, CA. PH# 661-832-7373. I always use Wood-Dale. Very friendly& very good. He insists on hanging meat for at least 7 days before he cuts it. Everything gets double wrapped & labeled. For 35 bucks that's good. Pigs are by the pound. I don't know how much elk is cause after all I've never shot 1. I have seen them hanging in there though.