Learn to Process Your Own Venison at Home

Learn how you can process your own big game animal, from field to freezer, at a free workshop being offered at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center.

The event will be in Holderness, N.H., on Saturday, April 5, 2014.

The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To sign up, call the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center at 603-536-3954.

At the workshop, Rick Warbin, owner of Baker River Deer Farm in Wentworth, N.H., will give participants a basic overview of the steps involved in processing your own big game animal. The workshop will cover topics such as basic field dressing, tips to avoid meat spoilage, skinning and capeing, equipment needs, determining cuts of meat, boning the meat, and packaging tips. The instructor has many years of experience in the butchering business, so bring all your questions.

This workshop does not include lunch.

For more information on Fish and Game’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, visit http://www.HuntNH.com/Hunting/hunter_ed_center.htm.

Activities at Owl Brook are supported by federal Wildlife Restoration funds, a user-pay, user-benefit program supported by an excise tax on hunting firearms, ammunition and archery supplies.

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