Wild Game Butchery Course
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About the Course
Wild game such as venison, rabbit and pigeon are becoming increasing popular and this course is designed with that in mind. You will be shown and get hands on with the butchery of large and small game as well as fowl.
The day will be spent preparing these meats ready for the pot. You will be shown how to skin then given the chance to get hands on with how to skin a deer and rabbit, and joint them up ready for roasting over the fire, you will also be shown how to pluck and prepare a pigeon.
We will take you through the whole process of field butchery and once all the meat is jointed up, we will be making burgers and kebabs from selected meats and a lot more.
Lunch will be a provided and will be Venison, Rabbit or Pigeon.
By the end of the day, you will walk away with a selection of the meats you have prepared during the day.
Over the course of the day you will learn:-
- How the skin and joint up venison
- How to skin and joint up a rabbit
- How to pluck and prepare a pigeon
- How to prepare the joints of meat ready for cooking
- How to make burgers/ kebabs and much more!
- Knife safety
Location: This course is held at our Wiltshire site close Swindon.
“I recently went on the wild game butchery course and thoroughly enjoyed it. A really interesting, hands on course suitable for people of all abilities. Instructors really friendly and knowledgable. And I got to take a generous box of meat home too. Good value for money, very enjoyable, would highly recommend.”
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All meals for this course will be provided, allowing each student the opportunity to do some bushcraft cooking over an open fire. We have a kettle always on the go so you can help yourself to tea, coffee, squash and biscuits. We also have fresh drinking water and a fruit bowl available.
This course starts at 9am and finishes at 4pm.
Joining instructions will be sent to participants once full payment has been made along with your receipt. This will include details of where to meet, when to meet, and what to bring with you.
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Course Start DatesSunday 8th April 2018
Saturday 13th October 2018
- Suitable for beginners
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