DaneMama08 | November 2nd, 2010
When we order in bulk we’ll typically order 200-500lbs at a time. This saves us time and money in the long run. Ordering in bulk allows people to buy a larger quantity of meat that saves money. It just takes a little more elbow grease to feed this way, but in the end I actually enjoy this “work”
Here’s some pics of our “prep” work. We have to thaw every case, repackage and then freeze again.
Our most recent order…
Empty containers waiting on the lovely frozen meat blocks
Meat blocks going into the containers to thaw out over the course of a few days
Pork liver and scrap meat
Turkey necks (an all time favorite at our house)
Beef ribs; our recreation chew bone of choice, the girls love em!
We check back about once a day and package up any meat that’s already thawed and can be separated from the meat blocks. This can take up to 3 days for everything to completely thaw.
After everything has been thawed we’ll usually have a lot of “blood” left in the containers (mostly water). We will usually let the girls drink as much of it as they’d like. Good for the kidneys and liver. Get as much moisture in their diet as possible!
The meat ends up in 12 quart Sterlite containers we buy from WalMart, which hold 10-15 pounds of meat which lasts about 1-2 days at our house!
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