Address: 5814 Broad Run Road (MD Route. 383), Jefferson MD 21755 / (301) 371-4111
About Us / Castle Hill Farm - Regular & Halal Custom Processed Maryland Lamb History: Castle Hill Farm, settled in 1813, in the beautiful Middletown Valley, south of Middletown and north of Burkittsville, MD. We are only the 4th. owners from the original land grant.A working farm with sheep, lambs, barn owls, bee hives, a fish pond, excellent alfalfa, grass hay and pasture, and a rotational grazing system. We raise all our own hay. Farm is managed by border collies to watch over the flock.Photo: Butterflied Leg of Lamb, with Mint Pistachio Pesto.Our farm specializes in providing the following six (6) products and services:1. Regular custom-processed, spring-born, farm-fresh lambs -- 6-10 months old. Lambs are both grass-fed and grain-fed for that great flavor.We use no growth hormones or steroids. We sell custom processed whole and half lambs, plus breeding stock.Lambs are processed at Hemp's Meats, 3730 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson, MD 21755, Hemp's is a USDA inspected butcher shop. Lambs are properly aged for 9 days in Hemp's cooler, then custom-processed per your order. Hemp's has been in business since 1849.You can order any type of cuts you want -- like a boneless leg roast, double english chops, pre-sliced shoulder roast, or a Crown Rack of Lamb for that special dinner party. Then your meat is vacuum packed, labeled, and frozen.You can also request some cuts to be packaged and kept fresh in the cooler -- if you plan to use immediately for an upcoming event. Customer gets everything back, extra bones, all organ meat, ground fat for the birds, and even the head.We'll even salt down and cure the lamb pelt for you -- ready for you to ship to Bucks County Fur Products, 220 1/2 N. Ambler Street, Quakerstown, PA 18951.2. We can also provide Halal custom-processed, spring-born, farm-fresh lamb -- 6 to 10 months old, same grass-fed and grain-fed lambs. Lambs are processed at Simply Natural Halal Meats, in Sharpsburg, MD (southern Washington County, MD), a USDA inspected butcher shop. If desired, customer can take their lamb home the same day. We work to accommodate customers for their various holidays. Call well in advance to order a Halal processed lamb for a holiday, or your family event.Send us an email and we'll send you an order form and our 2014 Information Sheet. If you don't know much about the various meat cuts, we'll help out and advise. 3. Registered Suffolk breeding stock -- ram lambs and ewe lambs. And at times we have some bred yearlings. Our genetics will add muscle and improve your flock.4. 4-H Project Lambs -- show lambs that are flashy, well-muscled, long bodied, have style -- and will do well at your County Fair.5. We can provide breeding services for shepherds that just have a few ewes -- instead of you having to maintain a ram. Also, limited ram leasing to experienced shepherds who just have a few sheep.6. Sydell Sheep & Goat Livestock equipment -- lamb jugs, steel panels, gates, scales, grain and hay feeders, etc. A wide range of sheep & goat equipment. Go to: www.sydell.com Website: www.fredericksheepbreeders.comWebsite: www.VoracSuffolks.comNeed Lamb Recipes. Go to the Frederick County Sheep Breeders website. Open to the Home Page -- click on "Links" -- scroll down to "Lamb Recipes". There are hundreds of recipes from around the world.