Boston Butt Prices

Discussion in 'Pork' started by hawgheaven, May 14, 2007.

  1. hawgheaven

    hawgheaven Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Just curious how much you folks are paying for your butts. I picked up two really nice big butts from BJ's Wholesale Club for $1.39 lb last week. Also, their fresh hams usually go for $0.99 lb, but they had zero in stock. I prefer the butts anyway...
  2. cajunsmoker

    cajunsmoker Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I can usually get butts at one store or another for .99 per lb.
  3. gofish

    gofish Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Roger, Rodger (I've been waiting to say that) ............ .99/lb is a frequent sale price in MD too. But I dont mind paying more if it looks real fresh, that goes for all meats. I pay'd about a $1.49/lb for a boneless one when I made Buckboard bacon this past winter.
  4. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    We pay $1.99 on sale.
  5. ultramag

    ultramag SMF Events Planning Committee

    Local market just had butts on sale last week. They were $1.39 a lb.
  6. t-bone tim

    t-bone tim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Paying about 2.49# in eastern canada ....we take it on the chin on our pork and poultry prices.....Hmmmmmmm gas and milk also ....[​IMG]
  7. nogoer

    nogoer Meat Mopper

    Yeah thats about right for us in CT. I was at stop and shop last sunday and they had a couple butts marked at 1.99. I checked them twice to see whether it was a sale price or not. It appeared that 1.99 per pound is regular price, although i meant to ask the meat counter guy but forgot.

    Butts never used to be in stock, occasionally i could get "country style" ribs. Now ive been there a few times and seen them in the thing every time. I think there is a luker meat guy in my area. They had casings too at one point that someone else requested and now butts?!?
  8. Our regular price is $1.59
  9. hillbillysmoker

    hillbillysmoker Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Our price this week in eastern WV is $1.77, supposedly on sale at Foodland.
  10. at our local Sams Club. Thats about normal hereabout.[​IMG][​IMG]
  11. teacup13

    teacup13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    heck i would pay 1.49lb if i could find them... even 1.99 a lb... nobody around here has any, they cut them up, gotta find a butcher that will tell me the day he/she is going to cut them
  12. tonto1117

    tonto1117 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Have you tried sams club in Flint??
  13. teacup13

    teacup13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    no i havent... i am not a member... i am not allowed to become a member

    missus teacups grandmother is but we are not allowed to go shopping together because we find too many
  14. denvran

    denvran Newbie

    Just called a meat packer here in Boise, this week butts runnin $1.44/lb
    2 buts/pk 15lb average. First time to use a meat packer had been buting from wally's for 1.69/lb but i think wally's has 2 much fat
  15. hawgheaven

    hawgheaven Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Well, so far I'm really impressed with BJ's meat dept., both with quality and prices. Unfortunately, they run out of some things too quickly and don't get restocked when I need them... I guess I'll just have to get to know the meat manager a little better... [​IMG]
  16. tonto1117

    tonto1117 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Lol, I know what you mean, I have to put mental blinders on somtimes when I walk in, Either that or I only bring enough cash to pay for what I'm looking to buy.
    They also have free passes, just call ahead to the desk and ask them if they have any free passes cause you want to try it out before buying a membership. I have also seen the free passes in the Sunday paper.
  17. hawgheaven

    hawgheaven Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Ditto! I have to go in those kind of places with a list and adhere strictly to it. I call it stealth shopping - I'm in, get what I need, and I'm out. Quickly. My wife hates going there with me, as she loves to "stray" from said list... [​IMG]
  18. rubmymeat

    rubmymeat Fire Starter

    I just bought a case of butt at Sam's Club in Indianapolis for .99 a lb. That is the case price. The price for individual butts is 1.30 something. I imagine Sam's Club prices are the same no matter where the store is located. The case I bought was 69 lbs. We are going to have a party this weekend!
  19. farmall

    farmall Newbie

    1.39 here in western oklahoma. Our local butcher kills hogs on thursdays so I get them really fresh and no bones.
  20. teacup13

    teacup13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    finally found a place(well the missus $1.39/lb regular price when you buy one butt or talk to a junior butcher.... $.99/lb when you talk to the head butcher

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