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    Congrats on all the steps you have made to date. Things never seem to go as planned but it always gets there.


    • Backroadmeats
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      I can see the end!!!

    The meat rail is almost complete.. just a little left to paint and a hoist to mount. But the smoker and smoke generator are in.. Click image for larger version

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      Aww man its real now!! Good luck!!


        Tomorrow morning I have my final inspection with the department of health.. time to go in have a drink and hope all goes well and I am licensed tomorrow!! Fingers crossed.. this is the view as I head to the house tonight in the front window. Click image for larger version

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          Looking good! When you get it rolling let us know what you are up to, I'd love to come and see the operation.


          • Backroadmeats
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            Will do. 10:00 this morning is my inspection!!

          Show us “where’s the beef”. Let er roll! 👍 🕶


            Best wishes for a prosperous future. I buy most of my meat from local farmers and they all tell me about their processors closing and having having to transport their animals farther away and increasing their stress. A stressed animal is not a tasty animal. So you're definitely filling a need.


            • Craigar
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              Right on...think global, buy local.

            Whoot!!! Passed inspection now off to pick up a cow!! Click image for larger version

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            • RonB
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              Ya might want some serious help to pick up a cow - they's heavy!

              And congrats!!

              And please keep the photos comin'....

            Congradulations!! All that hard work pays off. Now get to work!


              First one in the cooler Click image for larger version

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                Many sincere, heartfelt Congrats on yer Majour Accomplishments, Brother!

                This has been quite th Odyssey fer ya, an I want to personally thank ya fer takin us all along with ya!


                A hearty congratulations to you, Backroadmeats ! All of your hard work and careful planning has come to fruition. I wish you tons of luck and future prosperity on your adventure.

                Thanks so much for keeping us informed on your progress. This has been a really enjoyable topic. Keep those photos coming!



                • Backroadmeats
                  Backroadmeats commented
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                  Thanks . I has been a battle but a enjoyable one.

                Looking good Backroadmeats . Will you sell retail cuts of meat as well as do custom butching?


                • Backroadmeats
                  Backroadmeats commented
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                  No I can't sell any retail just do custom processing.. retail is a whole other level of inspection.

                Huh it has been a year already!! We processed over 80,000 lbs of beef and hogs this year along with 132 deer and over 10,000 lbs of deer sausage!! The schedule is filling up fast for next year. Couldn't have asked for a better first year. A lot of it is due to the help I have found,. We processed 1894 lbs of steers in 6 hours today .. tomorrow we will grind and stuff the burger.. unreal..


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                • HawkerXP
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                  Meat Man!

                • kjbarth
                  kjbarth commented
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                  Happy to hear you are doing so well.

                I’m delighted to hear yer doin so well, I know alla yall been workin y’all's dog arses off, Brother!!!

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                • Backroadmeats
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                  It has been one hell of a first year!!! But I honestly can't say I would have it any other way!!


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