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…

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How to Clean a large Iguana for Eating

. As you know from our other exotic animal videos, we here at Ocho Verde love the animals of Costa Rica. We love seeing the iguanas as well. In addition to the animals, we also enjoy some of the cultural aspects and traditions of Costa Rica. I was presented with an opportunity to tag along with friends to remove overpopulated iguanas for a special traditional meal with some old and new friends. With no true predators, iguana populations can get out of control in certain areas where they become destructive…

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Handling Harvested Game: Episode 2, Skinning

. WARNING: The following video and/or content may be disturbing to some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised. In this Episode 2 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, shows the full process of skinning a deer. 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…

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Handling Harvested Game: Episode 1, Field Dressing, FNR-555-WV

. WARNING: The following video and/or content may be disturbing to some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised. In this Episode 1 video series Bob Cordes, a wildlife biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, shows safe techniques and proper handling for wholesome source of meat for yourself and your family. The taste and enjoyment of your wild venison will improve by following these tips. 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…

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