The big news though, and it's literally big news, is that my husband shot a moose yesterday. Woooo hoooo! Moose are between 900 and 1600 lbs. A typical bull moose yields a minimum of 700lbs of meat. It's a very lean meat and it'll keep us stocked up for winter. It's my favorite game animal to eat. We still plan to shoot some deer later this fall but now we can be a little more relaxed about it. But, it also means a lot of hard work. The meat has to hang for a few days and then we start cutting and butchering. I'm the packager and labeler. I try to stay away from the very sharp hunting knives. We'll make sausage, hamburger, steaks, roast, etc. My husband is a great butcherer so we'll have great meat.
Can you tell I'm excited? It's been a few years since we've had a moose. Yum.