First deer of the season

Discussion in 'The Rural Life' started by Iddee, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    I made a few calls to some bow hunters yesterday telling them I was ready for some meat. This evening a pickup drives in the driveway with a young spike buck in the back. I don't even know who he was. He just said "Grandpa said you wanted some deer". So I've been skinning for the last hour. Now have it packed in ice to cure.
     
  2. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    That is almost as good as free honey!
     

  3. riverrat

    riverrat New Member

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    now thats the way to hunt
     
  4. Walt B

    Walt B New Member

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    I'm going to do the same thing...let some of the ranchers around me know I'm ready for some angus. I'll let you know how that works out. ;)

    Walt
     
  5. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    Walt, I don't think it's the ranchers you want to call. In Texas, if you want free beef, you need to call the rustlers or city dwelling deer hunters.

    I just got up from a table of fresh bar-b-que venison ribs. Man, were they good.

    Got the back straps sliced and marinating. I'll put them in the dryer tomorrow and have jerky by tomorrow night.
     
  6. Walt B

    Walt B New Member

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    So, if I start driving now, how long would it take to get to your place? :D

    Walt
     
  7. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    I would say you were good to go Walt, only about 20 hours.
     
  8. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    I'll leave a light on for you.
     
  9. XLB

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    did you use both back straps? how big of a batch did you end up making?
     
  10. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    4 shelves on the dehydrator. Yes, both straps.