Saturday 13 December 2003 at Lincoln Log Cabin
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The hog is hung with a gambrel in preparation for butchering
Specialized tools are used to butcher a hog.
The skin is peeled back and the fat removed.
Snacking during the butchering process.
The entrails are removed and the inside cleaned.
The carcass is taken down and the butchering begins.
Many hands make light work while butchering.
The meat is taken inside to be ground in sausage.
The sausage is then stuffed into casings, which can be stored or cooked.