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#6127523 - 01/09/16 05:17 PM Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible
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How long will hog meat keep in mid to high 30 degree weather before cutting out the blackstrap? Shot a pig at 3:45 and won't be able to remove the back straps until 6:30 or so. Is this ok, or is the meat going to be spoiled?

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#6127533 - 01/09/16 05:26 PM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: bigjoe8565]
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I would cut them out and inspect but I'm 90% sure it will be fine as long as it was not in direct sun.
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#6127547 - 01/09/16 05:40 PM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Fridge temp is 40*. Most likely just fine. Your nose knows. Why just the straps?
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#6127558 - 01/09/16 05:45 PM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: Cast]
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Originally Posted By: Cast
Fridge temp is 40*. Most likely just fine. Your nose knows. Why just the straps?


I had three whole hogs processed recently and don't have room in the freezer.

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#6127568 - 01/09/16 05:53 PM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Good problem to have.
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#6127691 - 01/09/16 07:01 PM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Don't waste them.....Gut them and take them to the homeless shelter or someone that can use the meat.
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#6127716 - 01/09/16 07:14 PM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: bigjoe8565]
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30 degrees, you are ffine.

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#6127851 - 01/09/16 08:35 PM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Thanks for the feedback

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#6128313 - 01/10/16 08:47 AM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Originally Posted By: bigjoe8565

I had three whole hogs processed recently and don't have room in the freezer.


quarter & pack in ice in a cooler;
I kept one like that about 2 weeks
while I Pulled pieces every other day & smoked till it was all gone
- never hit the freezer (twas too full). ate good! gave a bunch of smoked away. none wasted.

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#6129209 - 01/10/16 05:33 PM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Originally Posted By: bigjoe8565
Originally Posted By: Cast
Fridge temp is 40*. Most likely just fine. Your nose knows. Why just the straps?


I had three whole hogs processed recently and don't have room in the freezer.
cheers +1
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Been over 4 months since seen a hog, had ta buy my chops for grillen & chillen at store... My freezer tis empty... flag
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#6129240 - 01/10/16 05:47 PM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: oldoak2000]
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Originally Posted By: oldoak2000
Originally Posted By: bigjoe8565

I had three whole hogs processed recently and don't have room in the freezer.


quarter & pack in ice in a cooler;
I kept one like that about 2 weeks
while I Pulled pieces every other day & smoked till it was all gone
- never hit the freezer (twas too full). ate good! gave a bunch of smoked away. none wasted.
this
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#6129244 - 01/10/16 05:49 PM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: oldoak2000]
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Originally Posted By: oldoak2000
Originally Posted By: bigjoe8565

I had three whole hogs processed recently and don't have room in the freezer.


quarter & pack in ice in a cooler;
I kept one like that about 2 weeks
while I Pulled pieces every other day & smoked till it was all gone
- never hit the freezer (twas too full). ate good! gave a bunch of smoked away. none wasted.


THIS! WHERE THERE IS A WILL THERE IS A WAY!

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#6131692 - 01/11/16 11:56 PM Re: Hog meat question: need response ASAP if possible [Re: bigjoe8565]
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as it said your are fine but i dont even bother to hang them we butcher them and put them in the freeze same with deer now in new york my dad would let them hang for 2 weeks briefer cutting them up but you dont deed to wait and 30Dg is fine cold walk in at most butchers are 35-40deg

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