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Thundering Hooves Half Pig

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#1 eternal

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Posted 16 November 2009 - 06:41 PM

Just ordered one. I saw an earlier post to get the jowl bacon so check on that. Other than that, any recommendations for choosing cuts? I figure I want the pork chops cut into double cut, the bacon with the skin on and the ears, feet and tail for fejoida. Anything else to think about? Never ordered a pig before.

#2 Peter the eater

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Posted 16 November 2009 - 07:16 PM

Congrats. Anything near the spine is good. Belly and shoulders are totally versatile. I'm trying to like head and hocks more each year -- please share your discoveries!
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Moe Sizlack

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Posted 17 November 2009 - 02:43 PM

Pig ordered and arriving in Dec. I couldn't get the ears or anything else with skin as they skin their pigs. Said the big processors scald the animals which is why they can offer those pieces.