More and more people are deciding to raise small animals for meat. This is the book that shows exactly how to handle the slaughter and butchering of small livestock in a humane and sustainable way. With step-by-step photographs of the farm to table process, it is destined to be the bible on the topic. It begins with general information about food safety, freezing and packaging, tools and equipment, butchering methods, and pre-slaughter conditions before moving into the specifics of slaughtering and butchering each type of smaller animal - chicken and other poultry, rabbits, sheep, pigs, and goats. It includes detailed descriptions of specialty cuts and how to make them.
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Book is well set out and informative. Easy to follow with great pictures and instructions
Everything you need to know about humane killing and home butchering. Clear instructions, lots of great photos and with 'stays open' binding. Plent of information for the readers and clear pictures will save those who do not read instructions! Well worth the $
"These books were written by a man who loves livestock, and loves meat - with reverence."
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st March 2014
Publisher: Storey Publishing LLC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.6 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 1.61
Edition Number: 1