Hang your venicon?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by kc, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. kc

    kc Well-Known Member

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    Do you hang your venison if so how long?
    I like to hang my Venison about two weeks if its cold enough.
    The last one I hung was up for over a month the temps went down to the single
    digits for a long time, we had 5 does we let them hang and they were tender way
    beyond any deer that I ever had. we use garbage bags to cover it.
     
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  2. winmag

    winmag Well-Known Member

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    Depending on temp. and humidity, I always shoot for 7 days. Deer or Elk.
     

  3. Greywolf18

    Greywolf18 Well-Known Member

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    If I could I would for a couple of days, but NC is way to warm to allow me to unfortunately. At my buddies house in VA we will but only during late season when it's cold enough too.
     
  4. Jrigby

    Jrigby <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    I let mine hang for 7-14 days in the meat locker before butching them, I let them go as long as 30 days at 34/35 deg in the meat locker but have not seen any difference.
     
  5. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    One hour or just long enough to get the skin off. Ha, Ha,

    Hear in Texas it is to warm and humid so most get it boned and on ice as quick as
    we can.

    Young deer make good steaks and old deer make good ground/sausage.

    If you have a cold storage box you can leave it in for 1 to 2 weeks @ 38o if it
    stays constant .

    J E CUSTOM