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#6074704 - 12/09/15 09:46 AM Freezing/Defrosting meat
TXHuntFish4 Offline
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Registered: 06/24/14
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Loc: Lavon, TX & Blackwell, TX
Am I able to freeze venison and defrost it at a later date to grind into burger and then refreeze again? I'm thinking about beginning to process my own deer but wonder if I don't have the time to work on the meat the week after. What does everyone do?

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#6074714 - 12/09/15 09:56 AM Re: Freezing/Defrosting meat [Re: TXHuntFish4]
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Registered: 11/03/09
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I have several times. It's easier to cut and grind when it is still partially frozen. I'd freeze it for awhile even if I wanted to process it today.
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#6074750 - 12/09/15 10:20 AM Re: Freezing/Defrosting meat [Re: TXHuntFish4]
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Registered: 09/10/12
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yep, we used a large porcelain wash basin type pan, put all of our trimmings in it, put in freezer, repeat until we got the tub full enough for a grind session (usually about 20-25 lbs). It does seem to grind better partially frozen.
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#6074752 - 12/09/15 10:21 AM Re: Freezing/Defrosting meat [Re: TXHuntFish4]
cerda12 Offline
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Registered: 09/26/12
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Loc: Austin, Tx
Nothing wrong with it. Mine is in the freezer waiting to be processed. Then will be back in the freezer when I'm done.

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