Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game

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Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game


John J. Mettler Jr. D.V.M

Whether you hunt or work a small farm, this book can help you enjoy the better flavor of humanely & properly slaughtered and processed meat. Detailed instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations demystify the butchering process.

Discusses beef & veal to venison, pork, lamb & poultry, as well as when to slaughter; how to skin & butcher; field dressing; the latest information on the chronic wasting disease in deer; methods to avoid contamination & spoilage; aging, dry cures, pickling, and smoking.

The book concludes with more than 30 recipes. Soft Cover 208 p. 


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