Guilford, Maine
Retail: (207) 876-4395
Slaughter House: (207) 876-2631
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Welcome to Herring Brothers Meats

Local Maine Meat Processing and Slaughterhouse

Beef • Pigs • Lambs • Goats

Herring Brothers Meats is a family owned and operated business located in Guilford Maine. We operate a locate retail meat market and a full time USDA inspected meat slaughterhouse, smokehouse and processing plant. The company has been in business since the 1920's and is now run by the third and fourth generation, Thomas and Andrea Gilbert and their son Trey Gilbert.


Our services include the slaughtering, and processing of beef, pork, goats and lambs. We process and custom cut our customer's animal to their specification. We sell to our own locally raise beef by the sides and quarters as well as whole and roasting pigs. We also offer smoking services. All animals are cut to order, vacuum sealed, labeled and froze according to the customer's specification.

Our Products

Herring Brothers has a wide variety of meat products available. From whole sides of beef and pork, roasting pigs, to individual steaks and boxes of WICKED GOOD BEEF JERKY. We have fresh beef and pork, smoked products (nitrate free available), and cooked products. We currently have six flavors of ground sausage available. (breakfast, hot, sweet, maple, garlic, & chorizo). We have two onsite smokehouses.

Our sides of beef are all natural Maine beef. Our beef is dry aged for an average of 14-21 days. The sides of beef and pork are available at our processing plant. We stand by all our products. Your satisfaction is very important to us.

Check out our price sheet for cutting and process cost. We also have cutting instruction sheets available to print on our website. Call if you have any questions.

We are a USDA inspected facility and are a certified MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) processing member. Herring Brothers mission is to provide quality meats in a quality way to our customers.

Wicked Good Beef Jerky

Wicked Good Beef Jerky is one of our specialty items which has been shipped all over the United States and also overseas to our troops. It is Wicked Delicious! You can easily order a package of 12 for $30 plus shipping on-line through our website. You can also purchase this product at the following local retailer.

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