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#4567237 - 09/14/13 10:58 AM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: Play Maker]
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Registered: 07/13/05
Posts: 3558
Loc: Temporarily - HOME (Missouri)
For eating, I am split down the middle- Love my pork, but also Love deer.
Like to hog hunt because they are more plentiful. Because I live so far away from a place to hog hunt, I make the best of whatever I can do at the time. I can deer hunt here in Missouri (very short seasons though), but hogs I have to travel. Right now I have ZERO pork in the freezer and a fair amount of deer (burger, roasts, ground for jerky,and summer sausage). Generally only go after the <100 pounder hogs to eat. Will shoot a large hog as a target of opportunity, but prefer the smaller to eat.
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#4567247 - 09/14/13 11:02 AM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: Play Maker]
Chadillac Offline
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Registered: 08/27/12
Posts: 837
Loc: Lone Star State
Originally Posted By: Play Maker
Originally Posted By: Chadillac
So, why do so many people view hogs as trash or a nuisance? I see them as a tasty treat. Also, I DO NOT agree with letting them lay, what a waste.

For me, it's because they can turn a 100 acre wheat field into a 50 acre wheat field overnight, literally. They then destroy the remaining 50 acres at their leisure. And yes, I leave them laying 99% of the time.


If you are near SE Texas, I would be more than willing to pick them up for you. I would do the dirty work too. Actually you could be just about anywhere with the exception of far west Texas and I know someone that would pick it up.
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#4567309 - 09/14/13 11:33 AM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: Chadillac]
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Registered: 02/01/11
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There's a guy posting in the Deer Hunting section that seems to have a hog problem. He's a lot closer to you than I am.

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#4569594 - 09/15/13 09:44 AM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: Chadillac]
Deersteaks Offline
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Registered: 10/22/10
Posts: 258
You can't really compare the two. I dearly love a thick cut pork chop when its cooked right,and sometimes, nothing else will do. Then, other days, back strap from a big fat doe on the grill, or battered and deep fried is the ticket. It's like asking whats better, crab or shrimp.........yeah to both, depends on the mood!

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#4569649 - 09/15/13 10:10 AM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: TexFlip]
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Registered: 07/27/06
Posts: 17670
Loc: Corinth, TX
Originally Posted By: TexFlip
Venison > Pork
Except bacon.
Bacon > everything


Nuff said. food
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#4570165 - 09/15/13 02:53 PM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: Mr. Clean]
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Registered: 05/20/11
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Loc: East TX
Venison actually has more cholesterol than pork per serving. The saturated fat is what is the advantage to venison. I don't know how that fairs when talking feral hog, though.
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#4570211 - 09/15/13 03:05 PM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: Mr. Clean]
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Registered: 12/16/08
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Loc: Wolfe City, TX
Venison = healthy meat, and I've felt some remorse for ever deer I've shot.

Feral Hog = I hope to be their version of smallpox, and stack em up like cord wood. I'll feed more buzzards and coyotes than I will myself.

Now if Hunters for the Hungry didn't charge, I'd load every one of them up.
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#4570567 - 09/15/13 05:16 PM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Registered: 02/26/05
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Loc: Gonzales, Texas
Have you only just tried whitetail? Some of the exotic deer out there will taste way better than any whitetail or hog. Still I will pick a 8 year old whitetail buck over a 100 lb sow any day of the week.
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#4570717 - 09/15/13 06:20 PM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: Curtis]
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Originally Posted By: Curtis
Have you only just tried whitetail? Some of the exotic deer out there will taste way better than any whitetail or hog. Still I will pick a 8 year old whitetail buck over a 100 lb sow any day of the week.


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#4570775 - 09/15/13 06:50 PM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: dogcatcher]
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Registered: 11/09/11
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Loc: Tarrant Cty and Murray
I was given 3 60-70 lb pigs from a good friend. They were trapped and her husband fed the pigs out for a month on straight corn. I have had the chops and the spicy breakfast sausage is as good as I have ever eaten. Had some both days this weekend for breakfast.
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#4570883 - 09/15/13 07:42 PM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: 4Weight]
Bittercreek Offline
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Registered: 04/23/05
Posts: 544
Loc: San Angelo Tx.
Originally Posted By: 4Weight
I was given 3 60-70 lb pigs from a good friend. They were trapped and her husband fed the pigs out for a month on straight corn. I have had the chops and the spicy breakfast sausage is as good as I have ever eaten. Had some both days this weekend for breakfast.

True Statement.
Good-Eating.
With that said;
Cant beat some chicken-fried Venision with homemade gravy and
-Rolls-. Not, bisquest;s. Rolls. Along with Dap' of A-1.
Umm.

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#4571510 - 09/15/13 10:43 PM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: TexFlip]
tboyde Offline
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Registered: 09/19/10
Posts: 37
Originally Posted By: TexFlip
Venison > Pork
Except bacon.
Bacon > everything


Bacon wrapped venison chef

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#4571664 - 09/15/13 11:52 PM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: Chadillac]
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#4572959 - 09/16/13 01:50 PM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: colt.45]
JRPurvis Offline
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Registered: 12/21/10
Posts: 248
Loc: Lockhart, TX
For a long time, I would have said I preferred to eat wild pig over deer. But, I've had a lot of pig the last 7 years, and not much venison, and now they are about equal. Chicken fry either one with cream gravy, and they are delicious. I've had an adult doe that I thought tasted like creosote smells, and a 6 year old buck that was just fine. Old sows and boars have eaten well, but have also had to feed parts of a little 80-pound boar to the dogs because it was so strong. For me, it comes down to the individual animal.
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#4573330 - 09/16/13 04:01 PM Re: Deer meat versus Hog meat.. [Re: JRPurvis]
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Registered: 01/20/12
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I like them about the same. Wild pork is a lot healthier than store bought pork. I'll get some beef suet and mix it with either and you would not know which one was deer sausage or pork sausage.
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