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#6012108 - 11/05/15 08:03 AM Venison Jerky, then shipping it for xmas gifts???
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Registered: 03/09/09
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Loc: Near Lake Somerville TX.
Making jerky is down pat here at the farm, my kick is can you get away with shipping
or mailing a small package of jerky to the west coast? hopefully the mailman wont get
a wiff?

Freeze it first and pack good to ship via mail service? or use dry ice???
anyone here did it before???

tips, or suggestions?


thanks in advance......



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#6012550 - 11/05/15 11:49 AM Re: Venison Jerky, then shipping it for xmas gifts??? [Re: Hogflyer]
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the whole reason jerky was invented was because it lasts so long. you'll be fine just put it in a paper bag not plastic so you don't get condensation.
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#6012577 - 11/05/15 12:01 PM Re: Venison Jerky, then shipping it for xmas gifts??? [Re: Hogflyer]
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Woody's ships it in a vacuum pack. Can't smell it until you cut it open. I think the scent should be your priority. If it smells like jerky, it will not get there.
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#6044500 - 11/23/15 12:26 AM Re: Venison Jerky, then shipping it for xmas gifts??? [Re: Hogflyer]
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Registered: 07/10/09
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It ships very well. A friend of mine sends it in ziplocks with paper towels around the meat, no ice. California to Texas takes 4 or 5 days regular mail. Why in God's good name would it matter if anyone smelled it!

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#6044609 - 11/23/15 07:04 AM Re: Venison Jerky, then shipping it for xmas gifts??? [Re: Hogflyer]
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If they smell it will not arrive. They will 'lost' it. I don't trust usps.
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#6048245 - 11/24/15 06:45 PM Re: Venison Jerky, then shipping it for xmas gifts??? [Re: Hogflyer]
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Vacuum packed or put into zip lock bags. Should be no need for any ice. I hope you are not afraid of it spoiling before it gets there. If so, you are doing your jerky all wrong.
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