Whole hawg

Discussion in 'Pork' started by smokebuzz, Aug 21, 2007.

  1. smokebuzz

    smokebuzz Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    How much weight lose from butcherig, if the hog was 240 on the hoof , will it weigh aroud 180 hangen upside down headless?

    Afriend and i are thinken of doing a whole hog and was curios about how much it would weigh when we put it on the grate over a hole in the ground.
     
  2. dacdots

    dacdots Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Your estimate should pretty close.You can figure 25% loss + or - depending on what breed of animal you have there.
     

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