Question 1: How large will the hog be before it heads to butcher?
Answer: We aim for a live weight of 250-300 lbs.
Question 2: What is HCW? How is that determined?
Answer: HCW is Hot Carcass Weight. It's determined after the slaughter process, with the guts, hide and head removed.
Question 3: What cuts can I get?
Answer: Below is a basic diagram.
Question 4: Will I get smoked meat?
Answer: Yes! It's all included in the pricing.
Question 5: How much will I get back?
Answer: Depending on if you get bone in or boneless, will determine how much actual meat you get back.
Question 6: How long will it take to get it back?
Answer: We usually allow 14 days to get everything back, including smoked meats.
The photo below will give you a more in depth look from start to finish. Feel free to comment any additional questions.