Killing Horses and Curing Pork

One of 1,702 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"Choice ham and breakfast bacon can be produced by the farmer for much less than the cost of purchased meat. The cheapest meat a farmer can use is the product of his own farm. This is also true of the suburban or town farmer who fattens one or two hogs on kitchen and truck-garden wastes. Many farmers, for the first time, this year will have their own meat supply. Home-cured pork of the right kind always has a ready market in many cases it will prove the best way to market hogs. The home curing of pork is a good ... continued below

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40 p. : ill., plans ; 23 cm.

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Ashbrook, F. G. (Frank Getz), 1892- & Anthony, G. A. 1917.

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"Choice ham and breakfast bacon can be produced by the farmer for much less than the cost of purchased meat. The cheapest meat a farmer can use is the product of his own farm. This is also true of the suburban or town farmer who fattens one or two hogs on kitchen and truck-garden wastes. Many farmers, for the first time, this year will have their own meat supply. Home-cured pork of the right kind always has a ready market in many cases it will prove the best way to market hogs. The home curing of pork is a good practice and should be more extensively adopted. This publication explains how to slaughter hogs and cure pork. Butchering and cutting up the carcass, lard rendering, brine and dry curing, smoking, and sausage making are all discussed in the following pages." -- p. 2

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40 p. : ill., plans ; 23 cm.

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"December, 1917." -- title page

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Ashbrook, F. G. (Frank Getz), 1892- & Anthony, G. A. Killing Horses and Curing Pork, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96538/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.