Cass Meats

Cass Meats Cass Meats is a small meat processor located in Cass County Illinois. We slaughter and process cattle,hogs,sheep,goats,and bison. We also process deer.

Cass Meats is a small, family owned and operated meat processing plant located in Virginia Illinois. Cass Meats slaughters and processes beef, hogs, sheep and goats. We also process deer starting with Archery season the 1st day of October and continuing through the firearm seasons and ending with the late winter antlerless only season in mid January. Cass Meats also sells a variety of beef, pork and other frozen foods.

Operating as usual

12/17/2021

Hope you are all geared up and excited about the Christmas Season and Holidays.
We will be Closed from Christmas Eve December 24 through Sunday January 2 and re-open an Monday January 3.
We appreciate your patronage and trust you place in us as your local Small Town Family Owned Custom Meat Processor.
Enjoy your time with Family and Friends and have a Merry and Blessed Christmas and Happy New Year !

11/29/2021

Found time to work in some extras on Saturday.
Beef Sticks $7.00 per Pound
Regular Summer Sausage $6.00 per pound
Jalapeno & Cheese Summer Sausage $7.00 per pound.
Get them while you can.

11/25/2021

Hope you all are enjoying your Thanksgiving Day.
Quick notice that each and every European Mount is finished and ready to be picked up. All of them, even the ones brought in Tuesday and Wednesday. Please get them as soon as you possibly can because we received a bunch and will need to free up the space.
We are open Tomorrow 8:00-5:00 and Saturday 8:00-Noon.
Please bring $75.00 cash if you haven't already pre-paid.
Thank You so much. Enjoy your day with family and friends.

11/21/2021

Just had a few heads dropped off for European Mounts. We will accept heads during regular business hours all throughout the remainder of the Deer Seasons. $75.00 cash money. Thank You.

This is a post from 2020 but still works.  We are taking heads for European Mounts all throughout Deer Season including ...
11/20/2021

This is a post from 2020 but still works.
We are taking heads for European Mounts all throughout Deer Season including Archery Season. $75.00 each cash money. Turnaround varies but is always less than a week.
I will be here Tomorrow, Sunday November 21, 2021 from 1:00 -1:30 PM to take in heads for European mounts.
We also accept them during regular business hours Monday through Friday 8:00-5:00 and Saturday 8:00-Noon.
Thank you.

Keep em coming folks. We can handle your European Mounts no problem.
$75.00 each. Quick turnaround.

11/09/2021

The Heads are rolling in hot and heavy for European Mounts! Rut must be cranking right now for sure. We do European Mounts for $75.00 and the turn around time right now is normally 3-5 days depending on what day it is dropped off. Thanks and Good Luck out there.

Quick Notice that although we are NOT processing deer this year we are still doing European Mounts as we have for the la...
10/05/2021

Quick Notice that although we are NOT processing deer this year we are still doing European Mounts as we have for the last several years. The cost is still $75.00 and they will be nice and clean like the ones in these photos. Turn around time is usually 2-3 days.

These are the two banners we planned on using Saturday but will now use somewhere else instead. We will not be silenced ...
09/22/2021

These are the two banners we planned on using Saturday but will now use somewhere else instead. We will not be silenced forever by low IQ mobs of local nitwits who somehow have attained positions of authority in this County.

Had to turn off commenting on this post due to a band of lunatics who are mentally unable to engage in civil or serious discourse.
My apologies but the world is full of crazy people unfortunately.

09/18/2021

Well, not really wanting to post this but we need to let everyone know Cass Meats will NOT be processing deer this year. NOT Archery Season and NOT Firearm Season. We are way way overbooked on our beef/cattle slaughter dates and there is no feasible way to work deer processing into our schedule.
The Meat Shortage and Panic due to the COVID craziness during April and May of 2020 has created a very unique situation in our business and we are unsure of when or if things will go back to how they used to be.
We know this may make it inconvenient for many or most of our deer hunter friends and customers and we apologize for the trouble and inconvenience.
We will still do European mounts like we have been so feel free to bring in those heads and we will gladly take care of that for you.
Good luck on your hunting adventures and be safe. Thank You.

08/31/2021

Please share the post concerning our (No Masks Medical Freedom)Policy and then go to our Rally for Medical Freedom Event post and share that on your pages also.
Help us spread the word and Let Freedom Ring !

08/31/2021

Cass Meats wants to Inform Our Customers and the General Public We Will NOT be enforcing any Unlawful Mask Mandates Here and will never ask your Vaccination Status or ask for any test results for any disease or medical condition. You and you alone have the right to make your own medical decisions without threats or coercion from Government Officials or local business people.

It is about time for those nasty little gnats to show up. We have what it takes to help you survive their evil torments.
04/25/2021

It is about time for those nasty little gnats to show up. We have what it takes to help you survive their evil torments.

Don't let those nasty little biting bastards ruin your fun this Spring. The famous Vanilla Bug Spray is here and for sale at $7.00 per bottle.

02/08/2021

Folks, we aren't playing games and making up stuff when we tell you we are Booked FULL. We can take your information and get in touch with you if there are cancellations, but we honestly can only do so much slaughter and processing.
Another thing, if you have a Slaughter Date booked and can't bring in your animal or animals, DO NOT tell your friend or neighbor and then they bring something in. The Kill Date is NOT a "Concert Ticket" that you can share with someone in the event you can't make it or change your mind. Let us know that you have to cancel and we will work our customers in for that date. I know these are difficult times and we are all in uncharted territory, but let's use some common sense and try to make the best of the situation. Thank You.

01/17/2021

The Coyote Hunt is over for this year. Hunter numbers were way down but for those who did hunt the two weekends they killed a total of 20 coyotes! Great job fellas. Hopefully next year we can get back to a bigger and better Coyote Hunt. The entry fees will be donated to the Food Pantry. Thank you to all who participated!

Here are the photos from the First Weekend of the Coyote Hunt. There is still time to sign up and participate in this co...
01/11/2021

Here are the photos from the First Weekend of the Coyote Hunt. There is still time to sign up and participate in this coming weekend's Hunt. I will be out at Cass Meats at 4:00 PM for the Weigh-In Sunday January 17. See ya then.

01/04/2021

Okay Folks. Registrations for the Coyote Hunt Begin TODAY.
I will post the previous announcement here that includes all the details.

>>The Coyote Hunt is ON ! $25.00 entry fee and all entry fees collected go to the Cass County Food Pantry. Start time is 5:00 PM on Friday January 8 with Weigh-In at 4:00 PM Sunday January 10. Second Weekend is Start Time Friday 5:00 PM January 15 with weigh-In at 4:00 PM Sunday January 17. You can hunt both weekends for the one time $25.00 Entry Fee. Registrations begin on Monday January 4, 2021

12/22/2020

The Coyote Hunt is ON ! $25.00 entry fee and all entry fees collected go to the Cass County Food Pantry. Start time is 5:00 PM on Friday January 8 with Weigh-In at 4:00 PM Sunday January 10. Second Weekend is Start Time Friday 5:00 PM January 15 with weigh-In at 4:00 PM Sunday January 17. You can hunt both weekends for the one time $25.00 Entry Fee. Registrations begin on Monday January 4, 2021

12/21/2020

About the Annual Coyote Hunt, I'm not seeing that as likely this time. Local businesses who helped sponsor the previous hunts are probably suffering from Pritzker's COVID tyranny and without business sponsors and t-shirt sales I don't think the Hunter entrance fees will cover the prize money and leave much left over for The Food Pantry honestly. We do appreciate the past support and if you all insist on wanting to do the Hunt anyway I may reconsider. No promises though.

12/21/2020

We are going to be closed for Vacation from December 24-January 3 and will reopen on Monday January 4. If you have a deer here that we have processed you need to pick that up before Thursday, including the European Mounts. But, being the sweet wonderful guy I am, I will slip away from my Vacation Time and come in here from 10:00 - Noon Saturday morning December 26 for those of you who simply can't make it before Thursday and don't want to wait almost two weeks. Thank You and have a very Merry Christmas.

12/04/2020

We are announcing that Cass Meats will be CLOSED for VACATION beginning December 24 and we will re-open on Monday January 4, 2021. Trust me, there is no business anywhere and no workers anywhere who deserve a Vacation Break more than we do. 🙂
We thank you for your patronage, support, and trust.
Enjoy the Holiday Season and do not cheat yourself by staying away from family and friends out of fear and worry. Celebrate Christmas as always and be of good cheer.

12/04/2020

Attention all First Season Hunters who had deer processed here. Everything is done and ready to be picked up. Snack sticks, summer sausage, European Mounts....everything. Our hours are 8:00 - 7:00 Friday and 8:00-7:00 Saturday.
We are trying to go down the list and contact everyone as usual, but if you didn't receive a call or message you now know it is ready.
Thank You!

12/03/2020

Cass Meats Beef Summer Sausage Special:
All 3 varieties of our beef summer sausage, regular, cheese, and
cheese & Jalapenos $2.99 per pound. While it last.
Want some...get some.

12/02/2020

The Second Firearm Season starts Tomorrow. We will be open until 6:00 PM Thursday and 7:00 PM both Friday and Saturday. Closed Sunday. We will not accept deer after 7:00 PM Saturday evening and we may fill up before then. We had a big Beef Kill Yesterday and another Big Beef Kill coming up next Tuesday and we can only put so many deer in our coolers when we have Beef in there too.
Happy hunting, hope you all get a good one.

11/30/2020

Times are changing and we have to keep up with the changes in the Industry....so....effective immediately these will be our new processing and slaughter rates and fees.

Beef Kill ...$95.00
Beef Kill Only....$200.00
Hog Kill...$65.00
Processing..... 75 cents per pound (carcass weight)
Patties ....75 cents per pound
Tenderizing...75 cents per pound
Beef divided into quarters ( half of a half ) and processed and wrapped differently will be an extra 5 cents per pound.
Beef or hogs not picked up within 3 weeks after processing (and notified it is ready) will incur an extra charge unless previous arrangements have been made before processing.

We thank you for your business and support and I think you will find our rates are still extremely competitive as always.

11/22/2020

We are Officially FULL on Deer and will not be accepting deer again until December 3 during the 2nd Firearm Season.
We will still be accepting heads for European Mounts through the rest of the year during regular business hours. Thank you and have a Blessed Thanksgiving next week.

11/21/2020

Good Saturday Morning Everyone. We had a really good day out here yesterday and we are 99.99% certain we will be full this evening and we Will NOT be accepting deer tomorrow on Sunday. We will be open until 8:00 PM this evening. Thank You and Have a Safe and Successful Day out there.

11/20/2020

A $60.00 Deposit is required with each deer dropped off at Cass Meats. No Deposit. No Processing. Easy Peasy.

11/19/2020

We will have Beef Sticks for sale starting tomorrow until supplies run out. $6.99 per pound. We also have Beef Summer Sausage available too at $4.99 per pound. Beef Summer Sausage with Cheese at $5.49 per pound and Beef Summer Sausage with Cheese and Jalapenos at $5.99 per pound.
Beef Sticks will be in 1 pound bags, the Summer Sausage will be around 1.25 or 1.33 pounds in each bag.

11/19/2020

2020 Deer Processing Prices are as follows.
$75.00 per deer carcass 0-75 pounds, 75 cents per pound for each pound over 75.
$30.00 for Cape. $10.00 skull cap. $40.00 Field Dress.

Snack Sticks $4.00 per pound.
Summer Sausage $2.25 per pound
Summer Sausage with Cheese $2.50 per pound
Summer Sausage with Cheese and Jalapenos $2.80 per pound
Breakfast Sausage $2.00 per pound , yield 150%

We will accept deer for the two Firearm Seasons Only.
We do not know exactly when we will reach our limit but there is a good chance we will be filled up by Saturday night.
Repeat Customers Only.

Keep em coming folks. We can handle your European Mounts no problem. $75.00 each. Quick turnaround.
11/15/2020

Keep em coming folks. We can handle your European Mounts no problem.
$75.00 each. Quick turnaround.

Numbers 11 and 12 so far.  Keep 'em coming.
11/12/2020

Numbers 11 and 12 so far. Keep 'em coming.

Two more nice European mounts ready to head out the door.  Just bring those heads in and we do the rest. $75.00 each cas...
11/06/2020

Two more nice European mounts ready to head out the door. Just bring those heads in and we do the rest.
$75.00 each cash money. Thank You.

11/02/2020

Extremely proud of the local Cass County restaurants and bars who are staying Open and telling Pritzker to go to Hell. God Bless you all as we rise up against Tyranny and Let Freedom Ring !

First European Mounts of the Season. The hunters stopped by and I whacked off their heads before they took their deer to...
10/27/2020

First European Mounts of the Season. The hunters stopped by and I whacked off their heads before they took their deer to be processed somewhere else. $75.00 fee and yours can look just as good too. Stop by with your buck or bring your head here and we can work our magic for you too.

Address

5815 IL Route 78
Virginia, IL
62691

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 8am - 12pm

Telephone

(217) 452-3072

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I wanted to take the time to Thank Cass Meats for the wonderful job they did on my beef they processed for me. The packaging was done just as I ordered. Each package was nicely wrapped and marked what cut was in it.. The people are so nice and friendly and were so helpful on what cuts you could get. I can't say enough about what a great bunch of people they are.. Thanks again Cass Meats.