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butcher

noun
(1) One who slaughters animals, or dresses their flesh for market; one whose occupation it is to kill animals for food.
(2) A person who kills people in large numbers, or with unusual cruelty.

verb To murder or kill, usually in a barbarous manner.
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If you vaccinate/ deworm the animal in the spring and butcher in late summer or early fall, this won't be an issue, if the animal develops a problem that needs treatment with antibiotics or any other drugs, postpone butchering until he is completely recovered and enough time has elapsed that the drug has been eliminated from the body tissues.
Unless you are experienced in butchering, you'll probably have your beef commercially processed.
If butchering in the morning, give a partial feed the night before, and don't give a morning feed.
IN THE SPACE of this column, I cannot cover the entire butchering process, so I c will focus on the simplest aspect--making venison burger.
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