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Chicken Processing Day

After a brief rain shower we started the task of butchering. We gathered all of the things we needed, knifes, boiling water, killing cone, chicken plucker (we are lucky enough to have one on permanent loan from a friend and we give him 1 dressed bird from each batch in exchange). 407 more words

Rural Living

Is Spring really here?

This seems as though it may become the first beautiful work day we have had in a while. At least I hope so.  I have many plans for today,                 and tomorrow… and Monday….. 1,006 more words

Hi Mountain Seasonings

Hi Mountain Seasonings makes a complete line of seasonings for cooking and processing meats. I tested the Prairie Sage Breakfast Sausage Seasoning mix for sausage, Deer Steak Seasoning, Venison Rub and Alaskan Salmon Seasoning. 865 more words

Ladies In Camo

Wild Boar Breakfast Sausage

There is a explosive wild pig epidemic attacking the United States. Due to wild pigs adaptability and high reproduction rates, they have now been seen in 47 states and their numbers keep growing.  474 more words


Estranged relations in the meat department

Frankly, it is easier to be alienated. For example, most people choose not to raise, feed, water, breed, tend, then slaughter, butcher and eat the meat of their own animals. 856 more words

Off-The-Grid Memoir

Watching the Rise and Fall and Rise Again of Butchering

This piece first appeared as “What to Watch at San Francisco’s Jewish Film Fest” on The Jew and the Carrot blog at the Forward.

If you’re very squeamish, or if you believe that Jews should eat only kosher food, then the film  238 more words

This You'll Want To See

A Research Tip (Or, How to Be a Hog Farmer)

If you read my bio in the About Me section, you’ll know that I’m a dabbler, easily distracted by shiny things. I love to learn. Anything, random shit is my favorite. 331 more words