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#1693395 - 09/23/10 03:49 PM What % does a wild hog dress out at?
Hookem'UTbass Offline
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Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 189
I know years back, that a commercial grade steer yeilded 63-65% of its body weight after being slaughtered, and spanish goats yeild about 42% of body weight.

1000 lb steer will yield about 630-650lbs of meat.

So, how much would a 200lb wild hog yeild?


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#1693439 - 09/23/10 04:00 PM Re: What % does a wild hog dress out at? [Re: Hookem'UTbass]
redriverpigger Offline
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Registered: 08/20/06
Posts: 733
Loc: Mesquite By God Tx!
Depends on how good you are. My best is about 40%.

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#1696459 - 09/24/10 04:04 PM Re: What % does a wild hog dress out at? [Re: redriverpigger]
L. C. Clower Offline


Registered: 03/27/09
Posts: 339
Loc: DFW
I concur with 40%, we just got 60 # back from Gorman's from a yearling boar that was 150# or thereabouts just before the .223 went "POW".

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#1697031 - 09/24/10 09:37 PM Re: What % does a wild hog dress out at? [Re: L. C. Clower]
Hookem'UTbass Offline
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Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 189
Gormans in Terrell is where I get alot of my fishing trip meats.


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#1697234 - 09/24/10 11:42 PM Re: What % does a wild hog dress out at? [Re: Hookem'UTbass]
jim1961 Offline
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Registered: 12/02/08
Posts: 5985
Loc: Richmond, Texas
sounds like a solid estimate


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#1700126 - 09/26/10 05:45 PM Re: What % does a wild hog dress out at? [Re: jim1961]
DLALLDER Offline
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Registered: 11/23/05
Posts: 3261
Loc: Pittsburg, Texas
I just cleaned a 76 pounder hanging weight that after skinning,gutting and cutting off feet weighed 34 pounds. You do the math.

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#1700274 - 09/26/10 07:04 PM Re: What % does a wild hog dress out at? [Re: DLALLDER]
Silverboar Offline
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Registered: 01/30/10
Posts: 216
Loc: Round Rock, Tx.....ya'll
100%......if you're a coyote!.....

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