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UMN Extension Swine Video: How To Butcher A Pig For Home Use


The University of Minnesota Extension Swine Team has released a video on how to butcher a pig for home use.

“With COVID-19 causing reduced operations at many pork processing facilities, pig farmers are experiencing a bottleneck of pigs on farms causing them to look for alternative market options,” says Sarah Schieck Boelke, University of Minnesota Extension swine educator. One option is for a farmer to sell a live pig directly to a consumer. “The consumer typically would book an appointment with a local small scale meat processor in Minnesota to get the pig butchered, but the problem...

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