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Feb052017

If you had to just buy half a pig...which side would you buy?


 
 
It's like having a meat counter at your house every day!

We will be having a set of our very special organic fed and Pasture Raised Heritage hogs going to the Butcher this month.  It has been a  couple months since we have offered any of our pork in bulk and I know there are several people excited to get their orders in.  If you want to buy our pork in the most CONVENIENT and VALUED way, this is your chance!

When you buy pork by the half, you get important perks unavailable when you buy it by the cut.
 
  • The first is price - at $6/# hanging weight, this is the most economical way to buy our amazing pork.  You make one purchase at great savings over individual cuts.
  • Perhaps the most important reason to buy our pork in bulk is CONVENIENCE.  When you buy an entire half of pork you have essentially done a large part of your meat shopping for several months -- with one purchase.  Now, whenever you want to serve your family a very special meal of heritage pork -- all you have to is walk a couple steps to your freezer and pick out the packages that sound the best to you for dinner that night.  
  • Another key perk is cut CHOICE.  Do you want thick or thin bacon?  Do you like your sausage hot or mild?  How many chops per package are convenient for you?  What about the thickness of your chops?  It's your choice!  Laura or Jeff will call you and easily walk through the steps to ensure you get exactly what you need for a multitude of meals at your fingertips.

To see what buying half a pork would be like -- Visit this blog post on our site that details exactly what buying 1/2  pig looks like --- 

The cost is $6/# hanging weight and the typical 1/2 a hog weighs 80-100 pounds.  All processing fees are included in the price.  
 

Buying Pork by the side from Synergistic Acres


We are anticipating the weight of our pigs to be 300 pounds on the hoof.  The price you pay for the pigs is not based on this weight, however, it is based on hanging weight.

When you buy half a pig, your price would be based on half of that hanging weight.  In this example, that would be 108 pounds.  

(24) Porterhouse pork chops 14.51#
(2) Jowl bacon 2.04#
(2) Bacon ends 1.5#
(7) Bacon 7.2#
(6) Ground Pork 6#
(5) Shoulder Roasts 19.97#
(2) Ossobucco 4.3#
(1) Pork season (stew meat) 2.13#
(1) Country style ribs 2.15#
(1) Spare ribs 5.14#
(2) Lard 4.19#
(1) Ears 0.5#
(1) Tail 0.25#
(2) Trotters 3.55#
(2) Cured hams 23.42#

The cost of the pork is $6/# based on the hanging weight of the animal.  For our typical pig with a hanging weight of 215 pounds, a half would cost $6*(215/2) =$648. 
 
Therefore, your final cost on a typical pig would be $6/# of hanging weight = $648 + $30 curing fee = $678.  Your actual cost will depend on the weight of the side you order.  This will provide most families with a year of pork. 

We are excited to be able to offer this naturally-raised, woodlot, heritage pork to you & appreciate your support as we have worked to grow this unique product for you.
 
We must have our orders by Sunday, FEBRUARY 12
.  

Simply send us an email letting us know you are interested We will get back with you and find out how you want it cut, how to send in the deposit and arrange for delivery.  Your pork will be ready for delivery early-March.

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