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I am the greatest hunter EVER

erykah1310
November 25th, 2006, 05:46 PM
K, not really but dont tell the dogs :o

Went to the grocery store again today ( another one) this time for people food. And I thought to myself " self, it doesnt hurt to ask" So i went to see the butcher and Iwalked out of there with.... atleast 40lbs of meat :D :eek:
FREE too!
It was alot of work once i got home though, sifting through the discusting box of the butchers "oops" cuts and whatnot.
There was everything you could think of ( well not really but you know what i mean)

After 3 hours of sifting and cutting I ended up with 4 Five gallon buckets of meat.. and 6 grocery bags of RMB's !!!
The freezer is now FULL and I have to take a break from my treasure hunts for a while :o

This butcher said that there is a guy who feeds his sled dogs raw and takes the "left overs" ( some of that was really good meat) during the week. So i can have the weekends. Im not greedy so I said "Every second saturday I will come in" Gotta get another freezer i think...Or convince some others to feed raw in my area. Im not sure now if I cancel the beavers ( prolly will) or what I am going to do with all the bones from the cows?:confused:

IM in over my head! lol:D

barkley21
November 25th, 2006, 06:01 PM
Can I send my dog over to your place for dinner? :D
Good job! I think you have inspired me to do the same. Next time I'm at the supermarket I will ask too. What's the worst that can happen? Maybe they'll slap me silly with a flank steak :p

technodoll
November 25th, 2006, 06:10 PM
oh! i so envy you! :D i think i'll do the same... like you said it can't hurt to ask, right? so how did you ask... any pointers for a "i hate to ask for anything" kinda girl? :rolleyes: there are a few stores in my neighborhood i could hit... oh man you need to adopt more dogs! LOL :thumbs up

greaterdane
November 25th, 2006, 06:34 PM
That is awesome. I am also a "cant ask for anything person", so I would love to know how you asked.

meb999
November 25th, 2006, 07:13 PM
Yeah, I'd like to know too.... 'Hey, got any free crap that no else'll eat?' just doesn't sound right :D

Angies Man
November 25th, 2006, 07:25 PM
Yeah, I'd like to know too.... 'Hey, got any free crap that no else'll eat?' just doesn't sound right :D


Yeah and the other question is "what happens to the past pull meat after the pull date?"

jesse's mommy
November 25th, 2006, 08:12 PM
Yeah and the other question is "what happens to the past pull meat after the pull date?"

Health regulations say it needs to be disposed of. It cannot go home with anyone because of possible contamination. About fifteen years ago a major grocery chain in the US had a huge controversy because they were changing dates on the meat and putting it back onto the shelves. A lot of people got sick and for a long time their profits were in the gutter. They've only re-surfaced with their profits and their image over the past five years. I know people that still won't buy meat from this chain.

Sorry for the threadjack folks. :offtopic:

erykah1310
November 25th, 2006, 11:09 PM
I picked up some chicken legs with backs attached ( really cheap as usual) and it was the last "bit" of it so it started off as asking for more of that.
I just said, " Hi, I was wondering if you had any more chicken backs or other scrap meat" and it resulted in.... "Is this good? whats it for?" So it was a great convo. I was concerned about it being expired meat and she said " No, we put that in this box daily" (and showed me a big bin in the freezer)
But yeah, she went through a bit of the meat to show me that it wasnt horrid. There was lots of skin and other useless stuff in there too, which is why i had to go through it all, but really who cares when it a deal like that!?!?!

I think it really helped that we talked for a while about why i was feeding raw and how I do it ( I think she has dogs too, not sure) but she was really intersted in it thats for sure.

Im not usually an asker either, but really what is the worst that can happen??
" No sorry we dont do that?" thats not that bad right! Ask away !!!!
Good luck:thumbs up

LynLyn
November 25th, 2006, 11:34 PM
dang!! i go to the asian markets (being vietnamese and all) and it doesn't look like there is any part of the animals that doesn't get sold (yes we eat EVERYTHING) but the bright side is I get chicken hearts and livers for only 5.99 a pound, kinda expensive but you aren't gonna find those things at Costco

technodoll
November 26th, 2006, 01:02 AM
but the bright side is I get chicken hearts and livers for only 5.99 a pound, kinda expensive but you aren't gonna find those things at Costco


are you KIDDING me? :eek: i've never paid more than $2.50 per pound for those and that's in regular montreal grocery stores... where do you shop so i never go there, LOL :D although with bowser's size i guess it doesn't matter, he would eat so very little in a week it wouldn't make a dent in your budget. see THAT is what kills me when you have two big dogs to feed vs a little one... i can't afford to buy anything expensive for the hoovers :o