The Butchering Process

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Kristeva Dowling at Howling Duck Ranch, British Columbia, this fall butchered 25 Cornish crosses and 32 turkeys before mustering the courage to butcher one of her goats.

The photos in this post are graphic and show exactly how to drop a goat with a bullet to the head, bleed it out and skin and carve the carcass.

If you’re thinking about butchering your own goats, it’s an informative read. If you’re squeamish, avoid it.


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