If the State would lower hunting licenses for resident hunters I'm sure they would be more willing to donate meat. The price of licens have doubled in the last year or so and poching is on the rise. Poachers will not donate meat. Some of the not so steady income hunters are not taking as many dear or are hunting illegal now. I believe that the state could spend wisely and figure out they can do alot more with less funds. If they would like some help I would be pleased to assist!
I typically do my own processing, and started due to the quality and cost of commercial processors. If I want to donate venison, what is the going rate for deer processing? Do the commercial processors offer reduced rates for donations?
Location: Danville,IN-Ky Wildcat behind enemy line
Indiana Deer Hunters Urged to Donate Venison
Depending on the processor you take it too, it could/can be paid for by the salvation army. My brother in law just took a nice nine pointer, stinkiest buck he ever shot. It smelt so strong he didn't want to eat it!!
He took it to a processor and turn it in for donation and didn't cost him a dime.
Anyone who shoots a sabot bullet has had the problem with loading the next round with a dirty barrel we have all struggled with it.
Between muzzleloader shots I have done some research and testing on my own to find out what works for me for the next shot. I have been using a product called bore butter and when the muzzleloader is just sitting around I leave it caked in the barrel for protection. Have also found that if I lube my sabots with bore butter they really slide nicely down the barrel....