Deer meat

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by kyoutdoorsman, Aug 1, 2020.

  1. kyoutdoorsman

    kyoutdoorsman 12 pointer

    Jan 19, 2016
    With all this epidemic and don't know what's gonna happen with beef prices,. Who is going try to get an extra deer or deers for the freezer this year
  2. rcb216

    rcb216 12 pointer

    Sep 25, 2005
    Robertson Co.
    I’m gonna try to get 10 in freezer this year. I normally do a couple for burger a couple for summer sausage and a couple for jerky. Then I make roast out of the rest. I keep tenderloins and backstrap outta all of them. I have reached 9 one year and ate all of them by August. So 10 is my goal.
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  3. woodsman92

    woodsman92 8 pointer

    Feb 16, 2019
    Russell Co
    This man is a deer slayer lol
  4. bgkyarcher

    bgkyarcher 12 pointer

    Aug 23, 2011
    My daughter will eat a little, but my wife doesn't care for it at all. I usually just put one in the freezer, but will probably put two, maybe three in this year.
  5. DH13

    DH13 12 pointer

    Jan 13, 2012
    Shelby county
    Putting only one in the freezer. But also with a Beef I will have slaughtered. Maybe a Hog to.
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  6. Campfire

    Campfire 6 pointer

    Oct 24, 2019
    I’d say several will get more deer meat. Do y’all think people will wanna slaughter more beef like buying one from someone else if they don’t own cattle? As far as beef prices I don’t think they will go high for a little while. I do think they will go higher but will take some time. Right now gold and silver prices are moving up. I think crude oil and beef will make their move next year prolly grains as well. I can’t see anyway around inflation because of all the money that is being printed and the relief bills. The more money that is floating around then prices go up. Just supply and demand.
  7. CKyleC

    CKyleC Fawn

    Nov 8, 2011
    I plan on buying another freezer for the amount of deer I plan on putting up this year
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  8. Strut 'N' Buck

    Strut 'N' Buck 8 pointer

    Apr 16, 2011
    Shepherdsville, KY
    I’ve given almost all my meat away this year to people that really wanted/needed it during the pandemic. Also ate a lot. Told the wife we will start fresh this year. She doesn’t eat it much and I can’t get enough. So hoping for 3. We will see though
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  9. xbokilla

    xbokilla 12 pointer

    Jun 28, 2012

    That’s putting it away! I killed two last year, feel like we eat deer fairly often, and I still got quite a bit left. My brother usually has all of his ate by May-June and lives alone and he usually kills 2-3 so if you got a big family I can see it.
  10. xbokilla

    xbokilla 12 pointer

    Jun 28, 2012
    Bought a new freezer last fall. Always had chests, bought a big Whirlpool upright and love it. Can see and get to all the meat easily, adjust shelves, good lighting...wish I’d done it years ago!
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  11. Meatstick

    Meatstick 12 pointer

    Oct 25, 2013
    Washington County
    My family of 4, my mom, and my 2 elderly neighbors have already went through the 12 I kilt last year. The goal this year is 16. Can't have the old folks runnin out
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  12. littlebear

    littlebear 12 pointer

    Aug 21, 2007
    the woods
    My mother just got a freezer about a month ago. She had a hard time finding one. Stores told her they are selling as quick as they get them. I raise cattle and people are asking about buying. The hard part is finding a processor that’s able to do them. Most are booked up from what I’m hearing.
  13. theprofessor

    theprofessor 6 pointer

    Oct 14, 2013
    2 does, 1 buck, 1 fawn, and mostly just me eating the meat, and not eating it as often as I want, and I'm just seeing the bottom of the freezer this week. This year the goal is at least four full-size, and with crop damage permits, I should be able to get to work on that starting next week. But with working basically two FT jobs, I won't get to hunt much till December. Might be tough.
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  14. theprofessor

    theprofessor 6 pointer

    Oct 14, 2013
    Ho. Ly. Cow.
  15. Drahts

    Drahts 12 pointer

    Apr 7, 2015
    I don't have the density to shoot does on the farm but I will run around to some wma's to see if I can find a doe or two, gonna need em.

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