Handling Harvested Game: Episode 3, Deboning


WARNING: The following video and/or content may be disturbing to some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.

In this Episode 3 video series Bob Cordes, a wildlife biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, and Brandon Fields, an applied meat science manager with PIC, provides details for deboning to aid with your next steps of processing the meat.

This tutorial is for boneless processing and is useful and/or applicable for maintaining compliance with Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) laws traveling between states.

Be sure to check out the entire video series:
Handling Harvested Game: Episode 1, Field Dressing, https://youtu.be/bfdDz1fHTbA
Handling Harvested Game: Episode 2, Hanging & Skinning, https://youtu.be/gblKwccvz8k
Handling Harvested Game: Episode 3, Deboning, https://youtu.be/2MKYl-TdUDs
Handling Harvested Game: Episode 4, Cutting, Grinding & Packaging, https://youtu.be/QklejdToQWU

More deer videos can be found at https://www.purdue.edu/fnr/extension/, including:
Age Determination in White-Tailed Deer, https://youtu.be/Aem65RBHL98
How to Score Your White-Tailed Deer, https://youtu.be/cCbBnILVsrM
White-Tailed Deer Post Harvest Collection, https://youtu.be/j3rd12FJnn8