Bulk Freezer Pork
How long does it take to eat?
Eating pork three times a week, it will take a family about 6 months to eat a whole hog.
What do I get ?
Whole Hog – $2.95/lb.
150 lbs of pork (approximate)
8 butt / picnic shoulder roasts – 3lbs each
15-18 lbs cured bacon
8-12 lbs spareribs
20-22 bs Pork Chops
24-16 lbs cured Ham steaks / end roasts
25-30 lbs Country-Style Sausage
1/2 Hog – $3.10/lb.
80 lbs. of pork (approximate)
4 butt / picnic shoulder roasts – 3lbs each
7-10 lbs cured bacon
4-6 lbs spareribs
10-12 bs Pork Chops
12-14 lbs cured Ham steaks / end roasts
14-16 lbs Country-Style Sausage
You will also have the option of having organ meat; heart, liver, and lard.
How should I store all the pork?
Wrapped in butcher paper, your pork should store for 6 months in your home freezer with no loss of quality. In cryovac packaging your pork should last up to 1 year.
Here’s a rough guide to how much freezer space you’ll need.
Whole Pig: 7 cubic feet (small chest freezer, french-door refrigerator, bottom-freezer refrigerator)
Half pig: 3.5 cubic feet (top-freezer refrigerator)