~Homestead Hog Butchering~

Videos from our 2013 hog butchering.







{Carcass Breakdown}


{Shoulder Quarter}


{Belly Quarter}


{Loin Quarter}


{Leg Quarter}


{Prepare Casings for Sausage}

This video shows the stunning and sticking of a hog (among other things).

Blood Sausage.


Pork: Slaughtering, Cutting, Preserving, and Cooking on the Farm – An incomplete 1978 publication from the USDA with black and white photos. EXCELLENT RESOURCE!


On The Anatomy Of Thrift: Side Butchery 

On The Anatomy Of Thrift: Harvest Day

On The Anatomy Of Thrift: Fat & Salt

Primal Cuts
The Shoulder: Part 1
The Shoulder: Part 2
The Shoulder & Butt
Loin Overview
Loin, Chops, Ribs
Loin Roast & Side Ribs
Loin Steaks or Chops
The Ham: Part 1 & 2 (these are for boneless hams)

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