Meet Your Meat
The Butcher's Cuts
Our guide to getting the most from your hog
Often, when a customer purchases a whole or half hog for the first time, they're not sure what cuts they want from their animal. When customers are stumped on their cutting instructions, we do have a standard breakdown, recommended by our butchers, that gives a good selection of pork. If you're not sure what cuts will get you the best variety from a hog, check out our recommendations below.
Pork Chops: Bone-in 5/8"
4 per package Approx: 50-60 pc
Hams: Smoked Sliced 1/2"
2 per package 16 slices + 4 ham ends
Shoulders: (1/2) Roasts 2# Approx: 4-5 pc
(1/2) Steaks 5/8"
2 per package Approx: 8-10 pc
Bacon: Smoked Sliced
1# per package Approx: 12-14 pks
Ribs (Spare): Yes 2 slabs
Hocks: Smoked 4 pc
Sausage: Salt & Pepper Bulk 1# per package Approx: 15-20 lbs