In article <37ee1672...@netnews.worldnet.att.net
>On Sat, 25 Sep 1999 23:09:41 GMT, hellw...@my-deja.com
>>Has anyone had any experiences with wild boar or other sausage made from
>>game? I found it to have a mealy consistency and overpowering taste,
>>although it was not at all greasy.
>Okay, I'll risk the flames by responding to this. I have a friend in
>southern Missouri who, of necessity, is almost self-sufficient.
>Hunting and gardening provides most of his food. He hunts wild pig
>often, and he says he will render and cure and eat a wild sow
>immediately. But he does not kill wild boar as they are different
>than all other game. Instead, he will trap a wild boar and castrate
>it and keep it penned and fed for three months before slaughter. He
>says the meat of a wild boar is inedible until the boar's hormones
>have been purged from the muscle. I don't know the scientific facts
>about any of this, but his wild boar sausage is to die for.
He castrates it does he? How does he get it to stand still?