Pork Ordering FAQs
Question: How much does it cost?
Answer: The total cost depends on how much you order. For bulk orders, we charge $5-$7 per pound of hanging weight. Our pigs will likely weigh between 225 - 275 pounds so they will have a hanging weight of approximately 185 pounds. The cost of your meat, including a $.85 processing cost, would be $360 for a quarter to $1100 for a whole hog. *Note* Customer is also responsible for any costs associated with curing selections (i.e. bacon, ham, and sausage).
Question: How much meat will I get?
Answer: A whole pig of the size we produce will yield about 125 - 150 pounds of meat.
Question: How much space do I need for storing my meat?
Answer: You will need approximately 1 cubic foot of freezer space per 30 pounds of meat. A whole hog would require 3-5 cubic feet of freezer space.
Question: What cuts of met will I receive?
Answer: You will be able to choose your cuts when you place your order. Here is an example of what you might get:
18 lbs pork chops, 4 lbs spare ribs, 12 lbs sausage, 24 lbs ham, 20 lbs bacon, 12 lbs shoulder butt roasts, 14 lbs shoulder picnic, 16 lbs bone/trimmings, 30 lbs fat = 150 lbs
7 lbs pork chops, 8 lbs sausage, 24 lbs ham, 20 lbs bacon, 17 lbs pork roast, 16 lbs picnic and shoulder butts, 7 lbs misc cuts, 5 lbs salt pork, 31 lbs fat = 135 lbs
23 lbs pork chops, 6 lbs spare ribs, 18 lbs ground sausage, 30 lbs ham, 16 lbs bacon, 20 lbs shoulder roast, 8 lbs butt roast, 10 lbs stew bones, 16 lbs fat = 147 lbs
23 lbs pork chops, 6 lbs spare ribs, 9 lbs sausage, 28 lbs ham, 23 lbs bacon, 9 lbs boston butt, 12 lbs picnic roast, 23 lbs fat = 133 lbs
Question: What is the process for ordering pork?
Answer: Email us to make a reservation. We will take a deposit based on your order size. When you make your reservation we will let you know when your meat will be available for pick up at the farm.
Question: I only want a ham, or a few pork chops, or some bacon. Is this possible?
Answer: Yes, we have some cuts available for individual purchase as well as gift boxes. Please email us for availability.
Question: Where is the pork processed?
Answer: It is processed at Blue Ridge Meats in Front Royal, VA, Blue Ridge is certified humane and certified by the USDA.
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