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Successful deer hunt can yield an ample supply of venison

December 11, 2011
By Walt Young ( , The Altoona Mirror

As most successful deer hunters understand, the real work of deer hunting starts after you make the shot, starting with field-dressing and hauling the animal out of the woods. In my younger days, I skinned and butchered my own deer. I no longer have the facilities or the time for those tasks, so now I gladly pay a processor to do them for me. Once the deer is cut up, however, much work remains to prep and wrap all that the meat for the freezer.

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