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.

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Environment

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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.

News....

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Great Taste Award Success!

We are delighted to have been awarded TWO Great Taste awards this year. 

 

Our Leg of Welsh lamb, and Shetland Beef Sirloin Steak were both winners in these 'Oscars of the food world'

If you would like to get your hands on some award winning produce, there's still time to order one of our Grass Reared Lamb Boxes for collection during October.

(including the Great Taste award winning leg of lamb)

Christmas....

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Our Christmas order book is also now open.  Full details, sizes and prices are on our Christmas 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.

 

It's wonderful to see this recognised, with a collection of Great Taste Awards - for our free range turkeys, Welsh lamb, and Shetland beef.

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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Argae Cottage Free Range Bronze Christmas Turkey
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Argae Cottage Welsh Leg of Lamb, 10 day matured
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Argae Cottage Shetland Beef sirloin steak, 21 day matured