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#7014825 - 12/28/17 03:08 PM Processor......
TiggerV Offline

Registered: 07/08/15
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I just got a deer out of my processor and didn't get NEAR the amount of meat as I was expecting. Now, I had jerky had him make Jerky and pepper sticks made this time which I have never had done before.

I guess my question is how much raw meat to make a pound of jerky?

#7014830 - 12/28/17 03:11 PM Re: Processor...... [Re: TiggerV]
TexasKC Offline
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When I make beef jerky I figure 3lbs. of meat nets 1lb. of jerky.

#7014837 - 12/28/17 03:19 PM Re: Processor...... [Re: TiggerV]
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As far as raw boned and clean meat, a good average is 30lbs of meat for an average sized buck. For sausage usually about 25% pork is added. Not sure on jerky but thought I'd just put that other info out there.
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#7014839 - 12/28/17 03:20 PM Re: Processor...... [Re: TiggerV]
TAT Offline
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You will get a lot less by having the jerky made.
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#7014843 - 12/28/17 03:22 PM Re: Processor...... [Re: TiggerV]
TiggerV Offline

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My research is showing 3 to 4 lbs for each lbs of jerky, so I guess that explains that. Would snack sticks have the same yield?

Thanks for the info


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