Ken & Mary Lang have over 30 years experience farming free range deer, and strive to maintain the quality of the final product.
Our animals live in a stress free environment, where they are free to express their natural behaviours, and they have unrestricted access to 61 acres of lush pastures and fresh air in the picturesque hills of the Yarra Valley.
The seasonal addition of whole oats and natural grass hay allows for a balanced nutritional intake during the colder winter months.
On our Yarra Valley farm we currently run approximately 150 fallow deer, 60 red deer and 20 sambar deer.
Our pasture is enhanced by biodynamic preparations which are of an organic nature, thus giving us a holistic approach to our farming practice. Due to our natural approach we remain hormone-free and growth promoter-free, a very important aspect to the team at Yarra Valley Game Meats.
Ken Lang of Yarra Valley Game Meats lectures on the culinary aspect of game meat production to students and lecturers who can, on request, take a day trip to our farm, where they see firsthand the meat they will eventually be working with, and to ensure they recognise the quality they need to purchase for the eventual “paddock to plate” experience.
As you will notice from our product list, we have a wide range of game meats available, including;