West Bridgeford Meats Ltd.
Shane & Doris Oram owners/operators of Oram General Merchants
would like to tell you a little about themselves and how this all began. West
Bridgeford Meats Ltd. was previously Oram General Merchants.
Shane was raised in the Bridgeford district on purebred Charolais operation.
He has been involved in the beef industry all his life. He has worked with irrigation,
cow/calf operations, relief milked, and employed on feedlots in Alberta and
Saskatchewan. Shane and Doris were married in 1987. Doris has worked in several
areas of agriculture as well. She has relief milked, employed on feedlots, and
was employed as a Veterinarian assistant, in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
In September 1995, with financial support of the community we purchased the
local grocery store. In February 1999, purchased the processing plant in Eyebrow,
built a new facility on the back of the grocery and combined the two businesses.
After a fire in April 2000, we rebuilt the complete facility and reopened
August 2000. With the growth of the processing. We are now expanding to the
processing plant. If you would like to know more information about the expansion (click here) or contact us.
in the World...
Our processing facility is located right on main street in the
town of Tugaske, Saskatchewan. Our slaughter facility is just west of the town
of Tugaske, Saskatchewan. To find us on a map we are centered exactly the same
distance between three cities - Saskatoon, Swift Current, and Regina. Only three
and a half miles from the east end of Deifenbaker Lake.