Category Archives: Butchering

Butchering Beef (Warning: graphic pictures)

Well, I’m a little behind posting this as I’ve been working for Chris W at Ravenwood Tree and Landscape down in Mass. part time.  So, as the story goes, a month ago my neighbor Joe showed up with a request to … Continue reading

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Chicken Plucker Refurb

We’ve been using Fred and Amy’s Whizbang Plucker for processing our ducks and chickens- see Turkey Processing post- which works fantastic, but last summer I got a call from Richard H., aka Supply Sergeant, aka OD Santa, that George up … Continue reading

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Turkey Processing

Every year Fred and Amy raise turkeys for Thanksgiving.  For the past couple of years we’ve gone up to their homestead to help process and pick one up for our T dinner with my family.  The process is basically: kill, … Continue reading

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Little Pig Butchery

Our little pig seemed so small until the big pig went to freezer camp then he looked like a normal sized pig ready for the lead pill.  This probably would be a good time to talk about killing meat animals. … Continue reading

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Big Pig Butchery

Yesterday (October 25, 2013), my wife, apprentice Allan, and I (Disclaimer:  Please don’t copy this ridiculous stunt at home.  Only a highly skilled mental patient unafraid of ladders and heights should attempt this.)  lashed a log to two of our … Continue reading

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