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The Thermodynamics of Deer – 2.0

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Cooling a deer in difficult conditions takes work. And ice. When it comes to the thermodynamics of deer I think back to when an HVAC contractor once explained to me that air...

Thermodynamics of Deer – 1.0

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Proper cooling may be the most important step in harvesting premium venison. Don’t let the mention of thermodynamics scare you. There won’t be a quiz and you don’t need a...

Three Reasons Why My Family Eats Venison Over Beef

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It might be the nutritional profile or the desire to curb environmental degradation from commercialized farming. Whatever the case may be, venison is becoming a top choice for...

Field to Table: Field Dressing 1-0-No!

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Field dressing a deer when things go sideways. The first deer I ever saw field dressed was a young blacktail doe in Washington. My friend Harry had made a shot that many would...

Field to Table: Field Dressing 101

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It all starts with good field dressing. You did it! You kept your nerves steady and made a great shot that killed the deer so quickly, you watched her pile up seconds after the...