Directory of licensed slaughter operations

Find provincially licensed abattoirs, mobile butcher, mobile butcher facilities or on-farm slaughter operations throughout Alberta.

Before you go, contact the company to set up a visit and confirm directions.

Abattoir – a premise that slaughters animals for the purpose of preparing, packaging or storing the meat. Meat from an abattoir is inspected and fit for human consumption, and can be sold to consumers, retailers or food services. Find out more.

Mobile butcher – an operation that will slaughter an individual’s animal on the individual’s land. The uninspected meat is only for consumption by the animal owner and their immediate household. It is not for sale or further distribution. Find out more.

Mobile butcher facility – a premise operated by a mobile butcher for the purpose of processing inspected or uninspected meat. The uninspected meat is only for consumption by the animal owner and their household. It is not for sale or further distribution. Find out more.

On-farm slaughter operation – an operation that can sell a live animal to a customer who can then have the animal slaughtered and processed on the farm. The operation can also provide a location for others to conduct on-farm slaughter and processing activities. This uninspected meat is only for consumption by the customer and their household. It is not for sale or further distribution. Find out more.

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