~Homestead Hog Butchering~

{Slaughtering}
Videos from our 2013 hog butchering.

{Slaughtering}

 

{Skinning}

 

{Evisceration}

 

{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.

Links

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

{Butchering}

On The Anatomy Of Thrift: Side Butchery 

On The Anatomy Of Thrift: Harvest Day

On The Anatomy Of Thrift: Fat & Salt

Introduction
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)