***NOT FOR THE WEAK STOMACH***
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OK one more chance...
It's really not bad by my standards but some might think so.
This is the girl we butchered (by "we" I mean Rob)
This is the one of the knives Rob used, he will definitely be buying more.
Getting the pulley set up.
Putting the legs in the spreader.
Finally hung up and ready to cut into.
As the internal organs started to fall out it got more difficult, but he figured it out.
Jacob and Jordan holding back the wool so none would get in the meat.
Starting to skin it.
J&J holding back the wool once again.
Almost done skinning.
internal organs on the ground.
cutting off the hoof area.
Lungs inside the cavity.
Cutting off the front leg.
Cutting off hoof area.
First leg done.
Rest of the carcass.
I didn't take anymore pictures after this, we were running around getting bowls and rinsing.
The table is a door off of an old refrigerator.
The older kids helped the whole time, asking great questions. We talked about the difference between our meat and store bought meat, and how it was so important to know this skill. Jaelyn came out once and took some picture, but Jocelyn was no where to be found;)