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Book "Basic Butchering"

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Price: $16.95
Item Number: BK663913
Basic Butchering Book- By John J. Mettler, Jr., D.V.M.

This Revised & Updated Book Has Over 100,000 Copies In Print


  • Beef, pork, lamb, poultry, rabbits, venison

    Instructions on how to:

  • Field dress game
  • Butcher, slaughter & skin
  • Process & preserve
  • Cure & smoke

    Here is everything you need to know: 

  • At what age to butcher an animal
  • How to kill, skin, slaughter, and butcher
  • How to dress out game in the field
  • Salting, smoking, preserving
  • Tools, equipment, the setup


  • 130 Detailed Illustrations by Elayne Sears
  • More than 30 recipes using all kinds of meat
  • Paperback
  • 208 pages
  • 6" x 9" line drawings

    This is the book for anyone who hunts, farms, or buys large quantities of meat. The author takes the mystery out of slaughtering and butchering everything from beef and veal, to venison, pork, and lamb. The text is clear and easy-to-follow. The reader is provided with complete, step-by-step instructions.Â

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