Howdy, I have some questions about meat hunts. I'm posting in exotics since I do have access to whitetail hunts in season. I haven't been able to hunt the past few years, though as our property had a fire on it and we've been recovering from that. It looks like this fall we will finally be able to hunt again, but my freezer is empty now and I've got a family to feed, lol.
We have one (empty) chest deep freeze, and I'm not adverse to getting another if needed.
My FIL went on a trophy bison hunt up in Canada about ten years ago and they shipped the processed meat to his house. So my first question is: How common is it to do a meat hunt and the ranch processes and ships the meat to you? And also do you know of any ranches that do this?
Second question is, what sort of game would you recommend for a meat hunt? I have access to a wide range of calibers, so I'm not limited in game size, so much as price of a hunt. Though from a short search online it looks like a half of grass finished beef could run me about the same to even more than game meat.
Thanks for your time!