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I just wanted to post a pic of what I do with a deer/moose after hanging, to make it more presentable for butchering In the photo(Mark Magnums Deer) I wipe the interior with a solution of salt and vinegar to get rid of the blood or anything else in the cavity that may be present. This will also deter undesireables(like blowfiles).
I forgot to take a "before" pic but i don't think I had to.

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That looks a lot nicer than the ones I cut up! Can you taste the vinegar in the meat?

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No, no taste whatsoever, Just the salts water works well alone too. When I first added a little vinegar,I noticed that it was a great "grease cutter" and flies didn't like it

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That does look great. How much salt to how much vinigar? Probally could mix water with the solution also?

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There's no measuring cup for this. About a pint or so of hot tap water, add salt, can't use too much, stir and dissolve,a couple of tablespoons of vinegar or so, and wipe the critter down.(interior only)
When I first started this, and was mixing some salt and water my mother said " A dab or two of vinegar in that wouldn't hurt either"
Never argue with Mom, who incidentally turned 90 a week ago today.
She hasn't used the new skipping rope yet

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Nice clean up job. looks a lot cleaner than mine . What happened to the tender loins? : )

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That's definitely the cleanest deer I've ever seen Great Tip Thumbs up

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