Smallholding Llandrinio, Welshpool, powys
Shetland cattle - Argae Cottage Free Range
Free range pigs Llandrinio, Welshpool, Shrewsbury

Welcome to Argae Cottage

Traditional Free Range Christmas Turkeys, Grass Fed Beef, Lamb and Pork.

Catriona and Jonathan would like to welcome you to Argae Cottage - our family farm, situated on the banks of the River Severn, near Llandrinio.  

 

The welfare of our animals is our top priority.

We farm on a small scale, allowing us to give attention to the needs of each individual animal.

Our native breeds have been carefully chosen to suit our traditional farming methods.  Our animals enjoy a free range lifestyle, and are allowed to grow slowly, at a natural rate.

Animal Welfare

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Grass Fed

Our cows and lambs are entirely grass reared for the whole of their lives, grazing permanent pasture, with silage from our own land in the winter.

Grass fed meat has been shown to have health benefits, with a higher level of beneficial omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants.

Environment

We strive to farm in harmony with nature.

Our grazing animals have a significantly lower environmental impact than animals fed on cereals.

Well managed grassland actually captures and stores carbon.

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Read more about the environmental benefits of grazing, on the soil association website.

Our rotational grazing system produces long grass, with abundant clover - in Summer, this is teeming with bees and other insects.

We are steadily planting more hedges around our fields, and allowing the existing hedgerows to grow taller and wider, leaving space for wildlife to thrive.

Coming Next....

Free Range Pork Boxes

Order now for August/September Collection:

Each box contains a selection of leg & shoulder joints, chops, and sausages.

Half Pig Box (18-20kg) £150

Quarter Pig Box (9-10kg) £80

Taster Box (5kg) £45

Full details on our order page.

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Welsh Lamb Boxes - 100% Grass Reared

Our delicious lamb will be available on several dates, from late August onwards.  Taking orders now:

Choose from our larger Lleyn lambs, or small and succulent Black Welsh Mountain.

Whole Lamb £115/£130

Half Lamb £65/£70

Full details on our order page.

 

Taste

All of this results in delicious, tender meat, with the good old-fashioned flavour so often lost in today's intensively produced meat.

 

We were delighted to win a Great Taste award for our Free Range Christmas Turkeys in 2019.

Our produce is available for sale direct from the farm. We are located in Llandrinio, close to Welshpool, Shrewsbury & Oswestry.

It's worth ordering in advance, as we usually sell out early.

 

Our meat is available seasonally (which means you might have to wait a little - but we promise you, it's worth it!) and is always packed suitable for freezing.

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