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#6341924 - 06/20/16 02:48 PM Hog Cleaning Tip
Just Nate Online   content
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Registered: 01/14/12
Posts: 4457
Loc: Austin, TX
Wash your hands with Dawn Dish soap before you gut your hog. This will keep the ticks off you. I carry a small bottle in my bag and do a quick wash before I pull the guts out.

No ticks on me...

Edited by Just Nate (06/20/16 02:48 PM)

#6342262 - 06/20/16 08:14 PM Re: Hog Cleaning Tip [Re: Just Nate]
ELKMTB Offline

Registered: 07/18/12
Posts: 110
Loc: DFW
You have bigger problems if they have ticks in their guts

#6342342 - 06/20/16 09:16 PM Re: Hog Cleaning Tip [Re: Just Nate]
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Registered: 05/05/08
Posts: 1478
Loc: Bandera County
I always wear gloves, I spray the hog with rubbing alcohol before I gut it seems to take care of ticks and fleas. A big hog will take 2 bottles of alcohol but at a dollar or less a bottle it's worth it.

#6342893 - 06/21/16 12:14 PM Re: Hog Cleaning Tip [Re: Just Nate]
swmays Online   content
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Registered: 01/06/10
Posts: 5614
Loc: Dallas / Hopkins Co.
I'll be sure and let the buzzards know your secret... cheers

#6344932 - 06/23/16 09:49 AM Re: Hog Cleaning Tip [Re: Just Nate]
Boudreaux Offline

Registered: 11/17/09
Posts: 785
Loc: Bryan/College Station
I wear gloves and don't bother with gutting them. clean them from the back to the front. Not really wasting any meat there.
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#6354194 - 07/01/16 04:50 AM Re: Hog Cleaning Tip [Re: Just Nate]
JustCUZ Offline
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Registered: 08/16/09
Posts: 2615
Loc: Midlothian, Tx
Same here. Gloves. No gutting.
I hang them up by their jaw and skin them from the neck down.

#6354458 - 07/01/16 09:52 AM Re: Hog Cleaning Tip [Re: Just Nate]
Wacm Online   content
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Registered: 05/13/16
Posts: 318
Loc: Wimberley, Tx
It's good to see people actually eat m on here. My last boar had 2inches of fat and absolutely no nasty flavor. Last night I cut and pounded some pork loin dropped it into oil and onion and garlic. Browned it up and added quinoa and chicken stock. Made a super healthy meal for so cheap. There's people in the city spending big money for grass fed beef. Then there's people killing pigs and leaving them. Man they are so good. I think they are better then whitetail if you really commit yourself to taking good care of the meat. It's better then anything in the store.

#6354525 - 07/01/16 10:44 AM Re: Hog Cleaning Tip [Re: swmays]
lsbrim Offline

Registered: 08/16/10
Posts: 778
Originally Posted By: swmays
I'll be sure and let the buzzards know your secret... cheers

Exactly my thoughts!!!!!!!!!

#6354669 - 07/01/16 01:14 PM Re: Hog Cleaning Tip [Re: Just Nate]
lms Offline

Registered: 11/27/15
Posts: 135
Loc: Blooming Grove TX
I agree with the meat being better than store bought.

#6356049 - 07/02/16 07:17 PM Re: Hog Cleaning Tip [Re: Just Nate]
DavidK Offline
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Registered: 06/09/11
Posts: 366
Loc: Albuquerque, NM
I always wear gloves, but I think the issue with ticks is getting on you if you rub up against the hog anytime you get to the processing.

I also don't gut them unless it's a really fat/big sow that might have some decent ribs. I rarely take the front shoulders because there isn't much meat.


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