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End to Locally-sourced Meat?

End to Locally-sourced Meat?

A report from the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) describes the UK’s small local abattoirs as close to collapse. Over the last ten years more than a third have closed, with just 63 now remaining in England (down from 96 in 2007). This, together with the resulting high financial, environmental and welfare cost of transporting relatively […]

How to Butcher a Chicken

How to Butcher a Chicken

Stephen Whitehead from Award winning Whitehead’s Butchers in Lancashire and the Wellbeing Farm Cookery School shows us how to joint a chicken as well as how to prepare a spatchcock chicken, very popular for BBQs. Spatchcocking Spatchcocking, also called butterfly cut due to the splayed out legs and wings, gives the cook far greater area […]

How to Butcher Lamb

How to Butcher Lamb

Stephen Whitehead of Whitehead’s Butchers in Lancashire begins a series of step-by-step butchering classes with an exercise in butchering a spring lamb See Also: Keeping Sheep – Meat, Fleece and Milk Making Sausages   Adding value to your own produce is probably one of the foremost requirements if a smallholding, farm shop or pig club […]

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