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Has any one ever bought 1/2 a pig?

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OnlyWantsOne Sat 20-Oct-12 12:54:38

My butcher sells meat - as I'm always in there buyin stuff (weekly, some times 2 or 3 times a week)

He offered me to buy a 1/2 pig butchered how I want - for £120

£3.20 a kilo - apparently.

Is it worth it? I have a big freezer I could easily store it

notapizzaeater Sat 20-Oct-12 12:57:57

Ooh I'd do it but then I buy half a lamb at a time ... ((Ponders how I could get another fridge in garage for a pig))

LeBoob Sat 20-Oct-12 13:10:28

Love the first statement grin

my butcher sells meat

I'd do it, but my dp would see it as a challenge to try eat the whole lot in one sitting week

jenduck Sat 20-Oct-12 17:31:22

I would so do this! It probably works out as quite good value, and you would be more sure of the provenance of your meat & can check how it has been reared.

We are working our way through half a lamb from a farmer friend & are thoroughly enjoying it. It also means we are eating cuts we might not normally eat (including heart, kidneys etc)

Ooh, and you could make your own sausages!

[Drools]

Skivvytomany Sat 20-Oct-12 17:34:07

I've been wondering about this too. Also how long would it take to eat it all?

MrsRhettButler Sat 20-Oct-12 17:34:32

How very handy that your butcher sells meat! grin

Sorry I have no advice on the half pig but I like the sound of it

Fluffycloudland77 Sat 20-Oct-12 18:52:41

I overheard a man in the supermarket tell his dw he'd bought half a cow! She was shock.

TomsBentPinky Sat 20-Oct-12 18:54:01

My butcher sells meat .... that made me Lol!

PlentyOfPubeGardens Sat 20-Oct-12 18:55:41

If I had the space I'd jump at this!

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