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Butchering basics

Discussion in 'Everything Else Livestock' started by CrealCritter, Dec 3, 2018.

  1. Dec 3, 2018
    CrealCritter

    CrealCritter Super Self-Sufficient

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    Any good how-to books on butchering and processing farm animals for the table?
     
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    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Sustainability Master

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    Dunno about books - but there are plenty of u-tubes.
     
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    baymule

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    Go to the library and check some out. The library will even order them in for you. Find a couple that you like, then do a search and buy them. Return the library books.
     
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    CrealCritter

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    Good idea - thanks
     
  5. Dec 6, 2018
    Beekissed

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    Not exclusive to butchering, but there's a section on it in the Back to the Basics books on Homesteading. One of the single most helpful and informative compilations on Homesteading I've ever had the pleasure to peruse.

    I have one of the older ones but here's a newer one on Ebay for $2 and free shipping. You'll love these books!

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Back-to-Ba...h=item4d7db90e41:g:U5IAAOSwjMdbZrSr:rk:3:pf:0

    I own this one....not a bad price on it either.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Back-to-Ba...h=item21153f56ac:g:wVcAAOSws6ZaEQh9:rk:2:pf:0
     
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    Hinotori

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    I have one of the originals and one of new reprints. They are mostly the same. Just a bit updated. Lots of simple basic info.
     
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