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Cow elk butchering results

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I went on a cow hunt with my brother a couple of weeks ago, private land meat hunt. Shot a nice cow. We process all our own meat and I just finished the last package of burger. Here’s how it all turned out, in terms of Foodsaver packages, boneless portions big enough for two plus a late night snack:

44 packages of round steak (big muscles behind the rear leg)
7 packages of rump
17 packages of backstrap
3 packages of sirloin (big muscles in front of the rear leg)
2 packages of shoulder steak
8 packages of blade roast
7 packages of tenderloin
69 packages of burger (trim from round, sirloin, rib, neck)

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That’s elk for dinner three times a week for a year.

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I’m pretty pleased.




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Kruel J

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I like chicken-fried chicken.

Elk steaks get salt, pepper, and garlic.





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Sounds good to me. No need to add a bunch of breading and grease to a cut of meat that is as close to perfect as possible.
 

Joe13

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Little known secret for you yanks up here...

if the menu says country fried, in my experience, it isn’t worth eating.

Chicken fried venison is insanely good - never had elk done that way but some breading and lard will make cheap meat great so I don’t see a down side:D:rolleyes:.


by the way @pharmseller - what was the estimated weight when it was all said and done?
 

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