Swallow Hill Farm

Fredericksburg Area Farm

Swallow Hill Farm occupies 142 acres of rolling Virginia countryside in beautiful Caroline County, which is located near historic Fredericksburg (a short driving distance from I-95, Northern Virginia, the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, Ashland and Richmond, VA). We produce grass fed beef, pastured poultry and free range chicken eggs.

Local Grass Fed Beef - Limited Availability

Reserve your "Grass Finished Beef" today!

Now accepting deposits on Whole, Halves and Quarters for October 2017.

Farm Store will be fully restocked with Beef in mid-June. 

Thanks to the support of new and returning customers, our beef shares are sold out until October 2017.

We will still have beef by the individual cut available in our Farm Store. Many cuts, especially our premium cuts, sell out quickly. We are currently have a good supply of beef products in our Farm Store. This is the same great, dry aged beef we sell by the quarter, half and whole. Purchasing by the cut is a good way to try our beef before you buy a quarter, half or whole beef.

Why you should buy our beef:
  • Unlike many grass fed beef operations we finish our beef on summer and winter annual forages which provide added marbling, tenderness and flavor
  • Our cattle are raised humanely on grass
  • no hormones are fed to or injected in our cattle
  • no antibiotics are fed to or injected in our cattle
  • no corn, soy or grain is fed to our cattle
  • Grass fed beef has a lower fat content
  • Grass fed beef has up to 5x higher in Omega-3 than corn finished beef
  • Grass-fed beef contains 2x more CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid)
  • Grass-fed beef is 4x higher in vitamin E
  • We raise great tasting Angus Beef
  • Our beef is USDA inspected, dry aged, vacuum packed and well labeled
  • By purchasing our beef, you support local, family owned agriculture

Free Range Chicken Eggs

Available Now!

Mother Earth News conducted an egg testing project in 2007, and found that eggs produced by truly free-ranging hens were far superior to those produced by battery cage hens.

They found that the benefits of pasture raised eggs include:

  • 1/3 less cholesterol
  • 1/4 less saturated fat
  • 2/3 more vitamin A
  • 2x more omega-3 fatty acids
  • 3x more vitamin E
  • 7x more beta carotene
Why you should buy our free-range eggs:
  • Our flock is a true "free range flock"
  • they have access to non-GMO, non-soy, non-corn feed
  • Free access to natural plants and insects
  • no hormones are fed to our chickens
  • no antibiotics are fed to our chickens
Free Range Chicken Eggs

Pasture Raised Meat Chickens

Yay! Our Pasture Raised Chickens should be ready for purchase on May 13, 2017!

Why you should buy our chickens:
  • Raised humanely on pasture
  • Fed non-GMO (non-genetically modified) feed
  • All day access to sunshine and fresh grass, clover and bugs
  • no hormones are fed to our chickens
  • no antibiotics are fed to our chickens
  • Our chickens are processed and vacuum packaged on our farm
  • Pasture raised chickens also have been shown to have:
    • Higher Omega-3 levels
    • Lower levels of fat and saturated fats
    • 50% more Vitamin A

We raise Cornish Cross and Freedom Ranger Chickens. The Cornish Cross are fast growing large breasted chickens with white feathers. The Freedom Rangers are red/rust colored chickens that grow slower and have a more traditional appearance.

Our customers are positively raving about the taste and tenderness of our pastured meat chickens (see Customer Testimonials).

Baked Pasture Raised Meat Chicken

 Latest Photos

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 Our clients say...

Mary H. - Your chicken is the best I have ever had in my life!  more

Andi L. - Extremely happy with the chickens!!!  more

Henry W. - The best eggs I've had in many years!  more


Grass-Fed, Grass-Finished Beef - We are currently accepting deposits on whole, halves and quarters for October 2017.

Pasture Raised Meat Chickens - Our delicious "Cornish Cross" and "Freedom Ranger" chickens will be available starting spring 2017.