We are always looking for ways to save a few dollars here and there. We have talked about buying half a cow or pig for years. We were never really sure if it would be worth the cost. Recently, we had the chance to buy a pig that was very close be being raised "organically" with out being certified organic. When we heard the price we decided to get the whole pig!
To cut costs, my husband and brother in law did the butchering. That saved us a lot of money.
The picture above shows my DH shrink wrapping the meat to freeze.
$190 for the pig
$30 for the vacuum bags
and we borrowed the vacuum sealer
We got 111 pounds of meat. After all costs, that comes to $1.98 a pound for organic pork. What a great savings!
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