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How to Butcher a Pig (video): The Midsection

In this 3 part in the Kitchen special, Camas Davis, founder of the Portland Meat Collective, and former food journalist demonstrates how to butcher a pig. Divided into three primary sections of the pig— in this video above, Davis shows how to butcher the midsection of the pig. Below, the pig shoulder, and the leg.

Part 2-Shoulder of the Pig

Part 3-Leg of the Pig

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  1. jim says:

    these are great videos ,excellent explanations and butchering technique.