# How much does a whole processed pig cost?

## How much does a whole processed pig cost?

You pay the locker directly for the processing, and processing costs fall between \$225 and \$300 depending on selections made. Your total cost for a whole hog would be approximately 190 x \$3.25 = \$617.50 for the animal, plus processing of \$225 to \$300.

How much does half a butchered pig cost?

Price Comparison Table

Supplier Price
Every Living Thing Farm \$3.00/lb hanging weight
Evermore Farm \$6.00/lb and a half hog for \$6.50 per pound
Revival Farm Average price per pound \$5.56
Blue Rooster Farm Whole and Half Hog 3.75/lb

How much freezer space does half a pig take?

How much freezer space will I need? For the whole pig you will need approximately 6-7 cubic feet of freezer space. For the half pig you’ll need 3-4 cubic feet.

### How many pounds of meat will a 7 cubic foot freezer hold?

The rule of thumb is one cubic foot of freezer space for every 35 – 40 pounds of packaged meat. A quarter of beef will easily fit into a 5 -7 cubic foot chest freezer. A half beef needs about 8 cubic feet.

What size freezer do you need for 250 pounds of meat?

How much space does a whole hog take?

Curing, seasoned sausage, and links add to processing costs. Freezer Space: A whole hog takes up approximately 9 cubic feet of freezer space. The inside of a milk crate is 1 cubic foot. This is the form that Walnut Valley uses when taking your cutting instructions.

#### How big of a freezer do you need for a whole pig?

Unless you’re buying a whole pig that you plan to plow through in a single event—a pig roast block party, for example—you’re probably buying this pig for you and your loved ones to eat over time. That means you’ll need a freezer with enough room for about 200 to 300 pounds of meat and bone.

How much does it cost to process a 175 lb pig?

The numbers can vary due to the pig itself and also due to your cutting instructions. 175 lbs hanging weight x 1.13/lb basic processing=\$197.75 processing fees

How much space do I need for a whole cow?

A good rule of thumb is one cubic foot of freezer space for every 35-40 pounds of cut and wrapped meat. Allow slightly more space when the meat is packaged in odd shapes. Below are some general guidelines about how much space you may need to plan for when buying a whole cow: