Mon. - Fri.: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed on Sundays and Holidays
AJ's Lena Maid Meats
Quality Meat Processing and Retail Store located in Northern Illinois between Freeport, IL and Monroe, WI in Downtown Lena, IL.
"A Short Drive For Premium Quality"
AJ's Lena Maid Meats is a complete meat processing company and retail sales outlet located in the rolling farm country of Northwest Illinois in the town of Lena. Founded over 50 years ago, it has earned a reputation for high quality, locally raised fresh meats, sugar cured hams and bacon and a wide selection of specialty sausage products. Over the years, AJ's Lena Maid products have competed in Quality Meat Shows, winning many championships at State and National levels.
Providing high quality, good old fashioned, Country style meats you will truly enjoy!
If you are looking for high quality meats, cut the way you want or the many specialty cured meats and sausage products with that "Old Country" flavor, AJ's Lena Maid Meats is the place to stop.
Locally raised fresh and frozen retail meats
Wide selection of sausage products
Award wining, cured meats
Local cheese products
Unique grocery items
Gift boxes and party trays
Custom and Wild Game processing
Beef sides & quarters- Whole or half hogs
Whole sale items available
Be sure to check out our Steak and Meat Boxes!
See our Product List here.
See our Hog Roaster Rental Information
Call us for all your gatherings - we are here to serve.
Custom Meat Processing
All meat is 100% processed by AJ's Lena Maid Meats and our professional meat cutters.
Our steers, hogs and lambs are locally raised, young livestock and of top quality. We also have some of the state's finest sausage products and cured products. We will cut your steaks and chops to your requested thickness...cut roasts and hams to the size you need...and wrap items in package quantities that you specify.
See our Custom Meat Processing Brochure
See our Beef, Hog and Lamb Cutting Sheets
See our Beef Cut Chart
See out Pork Cut Chart
See our Lamb Cut Chart
Prices include $.55/lb. for processing. Processing includes cutting to your order, grinding, wrapping and freezing.
Curing and smoking is $1.00/lb. extra. There is an extra charge for making sausage products.
All prices are approximate due to carcass weight variances.
Wild Game Processing
See our Deer Processiing Price Sheet
See our Venison Cutting Sheet
Deposit Required for Deer Processing $50 for all whole deer carcasses $25 for all trim orders.
Trim Processing Grind, Wrap and Freeze $.50/lb All trim orders that are "home as is" will be wrapped and frozen at $.30/lb. If they are not picked up within 7 days of notification.
Trim dropped off in the off-season, between April & September will be charged an extra $.10/lb.
Hunters Against Hunger
AJ's Lena Maid Meats will donate your venison to the food pantry. However, you must pay a $50.00 Processing Fee. Thank you.