We are located at 219 High St. in Hotchkiss, Colorado, 81419

Phone: 970-872-3030 Fax: 970-812-8131 Email:

Hours of operation are: M-F 8:00 to 4:30 and Sat 9:00 to 11:00

Hotchkiss Meats, Inc. started operating June 1, 1983, incorporated April 2, 1987, and is in good standing providing a service for slaughtering and processing domestic animals.

   The marketing area reaches to Carbondale, Gunnison, Ridgway, Telluride, Norwood,
Naturita, Nucla, Gateway, Bedrock, Glade Park, Mac, and the local areas of Colorado.

    Hotchkiss Meats, Inc. employs approximately 13 to 18 people part-time and regular time year around training each person to work efficiently, safely, and productively.  Two employees work in the office and they work in the back processing occasionally.  Two work in the slaughter area, and one employee is the slaughter-meat processing supervisor, who is able to work in all aspects of  the plant including the office.  Two meat cutters, and the remainder package the product.  All employees run the computer for the labeling. 
Hotchkiss Meat has provided work related formal education to the employee. The business trains the employee to learn all aspects of meat processing within their capabilities.

    The busy months are August to the middle of  April and the slowest is the middle of  April to the end of  July.

   The goal of Hotchkiss Meats is to continue providing a happy, safe, productive working
environment for each person and the customer to be totally satisfied with the service as well as a cost effective product.