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Gauker Farms

Gauker Farms is an 8th, 9th, and 10th generation, 260-acre crop and beef farm in Fleetwood, Berks County. Lee and Jodi are the 9th generation to operate the farm. They grow corn, soybeans, wheat, and hay, and have about 40 head of Holstein steers, which they buy from within 2 miles of the farm (hyper-local). The steers are fed grain grown on the farm and are on pasture from June through November. Gauker Farms is committed to providing wholesome, delicious beef to our customers – From Our Family Farm to Your Family Table.

Last Updated: April 26, 2017

Address

846 Fleetwood Lyons Rd
Fleetwood, PA 19522

County

Berks

Hours

  • Monday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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Product Information

Products Available

Value-Added

Beef Snack Sticks, Beef Jerky

Meat

Beef

Educational Programs

Workshops, School Tours

Other Products

Hay, Wheat Straw

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Farm Share Details

Farm Share

Season Details

  • Season (# of weeks): 6
  • Season Starts: Beginning of June
  • Season Ends: End of November

Full Shares

  • Number of Shares: 12
  • Cost: $600

Half Shares

  • Number of Shares: 12
  • Cost: $300

Possible Add-ons

Our beef share is unique in that it's a once per month pick up for a 6-month period - either pay up front or pay by the month. There is a $50, $75, or $100 per month option. The share comes with at least that amount of retail product plus 3 recipes on how to use it, and a cooler bag from the farm (only one per season).

Farm Details

Farming Practices

Practices

  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Pastured
Other Practices

No added hormones; We only treat sick animals with antibiotics, typically when they are calves and acclimating to life on the farm with other calves. However, our meat is antibiotic free as no residues are ever in the beef. Withdrawal times are strictly adhered to. Administration of all antibiotics is under the direction and consultation of our veterinarian and feeding is at the formulation of our nutritionist.

Acreage

  • Acres Owned: 220
  • Acres Rented: 40
  • Acres in Production: 260

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