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Skinning Deer and Goats for Perfect Hides and Carcasses

I slaughtered a goat a couple of days ago for meat and used the opportunity to make this video on proper skinning.  I’ve skinned hundreds of animals to develop this simple strategy, which works well for me.   318 more words

Tanning

Grandparents’ remains stolen from Tennessee home by brazen thieves

HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Brazen thieves stole an urn containing the remains of a man’s grandparents.

The Humphreys County Sheriff’s Department said chances are the thieves don’t even know what they have. 250 more words

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Scottie's summer slaughter

…was messy but went decently (no contamination of anything we wanted to keep).  66lbs of meat plus offal was the approximate final tally, which means a live weight of about 200lbs.   33 more words

Homesteading

Carrie Underwood forced to break car window after son accidentally locked inside

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Country star Carrie Underwood tweeted Saturday she had to break into her own car after her dogs locked themselves and her 4-month-old son Isaiah inside. 161 more words

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Oh Say, Can You See

Óga Ita, Ita Verá, Itapúa

Today is a day for celebration. Not just because of American Independence, but mainly because my least favorite cow got its head chopped off this morning and is now hanging around the house in various cuts of meat. 214 more words

Chicken

My daughter holds the knife exactly as I taught her—arms straight out, left hand on the grip, right hand on the scabbard. She treads mindfully, keeping the sharp edge of the knife pointing away from the unicorn on her t-shirt. 377 more words

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