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Old 10-12-2017, 10:19 PM   #51
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Kleins in Boerne. They own both. Both are amazing.
We use cow creek in boerne they're a local favorite
Klein's has hit and miss customer service and I personally think the owner is a jerk
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Old 10-12-2017, 10:39 PM   #52
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I've never taken a deer to a processor, might try Hudson's since it is the closest to me. How exactly does it work?

Morning kill take gutted deer to them right after field dress? Night kill take quarters to them in a cooler the next day?
Depends how much you want to spend places charge extra for skinning, they also charge more for deboning

We do majority at home but I can't make link sausage nowhere near as good as the processors so we take them our scrap meat to grind into sausage. We save it from a few deer and vacuum seal/freeze. Once I get enough I take it in and have some good sausage made. Its cheaper than bringing in quartered deer per lb of meat and I know it tastes good when I pick it up.

I'll try my own sausage again this year but it's always a dissapointment
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Old 10-12-2017, 10:41 PM   #53
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Texan Taxidermy and Processing in Tomball
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Great Processing and taxidermy work
Any recommendations on their sausage options? We like spice. I'll give them a try this year I have opening weekends meat in the freezer right now
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Old 10-12-2017, 10:41 PM   #54
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:42 PM   #55
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Any good ones around Weatherford area?


Neils taxidermy and processing in Whitt. Incredible taxidermist and does a great job processing. Jalapeno/cheese sticks are the best around and you will get your own deer back. Great guy
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Old 10-13-2017, 09:59 AM   #56
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I've used him for about 4 years and he's great!! Their jap and cheddar sausage is the bomb!! As far as price goes I can't compare as he's the only guy I use. Plus he spent good money on the best dealer which keeps meat fresh for as long as you need.

I do want to try Hudson's for their bacon wrapped chop steak and fajita meat. So can I just bring in a couple quarters and just ask for those two products? Heard your going to pay there too but how much? Thanks for all the reccomendations y'all put up.
I really don't think Hudson's is very expensive at all compared to some others I use.
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Old 10-13-2017, 03:52 PM   #57
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Broken Tine processing in Snook

Have used Nolan for 3 years now and will continue to. Great prices and the meat is good too. Know I'm getting what I took in
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Old 10-30-2017, 02:46 PM   #58
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Broken Tine processing in Snook

Have used Nolan for 3 years now and will continue to. Great prices and the meat is good too. Know I'm getting what I took in
Do you happen to know his summer sausage and dried sausage pricing?

Any discount for deboned?

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Old 10-30-2017, 04:18 PM   #59
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Around N. Tx ,especislly Montague/Clay county, Fischers Meat Market in Meunster is primo on any wild game! Them Germans know how to do it.
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Old 10-30-2017, 04:34 PM   #60
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I've been using CCR for over 20 years and no complaints. Started back when they were Syracuse and had their first shop in flower Mound. The jalapeŮo cheese sausage is the bomb?
Same for us, and you are spot on about the jalapeno and cheese sausage.
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Old 10-30-2017, 09:16 PM   #61
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Do you happen to know his summer sausage and dried sausage pricing?

Any discount for deboned?

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I can't answer that. But give him a call.

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Old 10-30-2017, 09:23 PM   #62
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Very happy with Wallace processing in Winnsboro. Copperhead recommend them...got a ton of meat back.
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Old 10-30-2017, 09:44 PM   #63
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I am taking my deer to Kovosovics in rosenberg again for summer sausage. I am also going to take some to Bellville meat market for some of the dirty rice sausage
I'm looking for a place close to Needville, is the Rosenberg place any good
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Old 10-30-2017, 09:49 PM   #64
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Buesing processing. In Westhoff tx. Great sausage and summer sausage
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Old 10-30-2017, 09:58 PM   #65
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Penshorns in Marion makes the best venison sausage Ive evrr tasted


They do but I tried to take a couple deer in last year and they wouldnít take them. The guy said they were at capacity. Pretty disappointing to drive all that way

Went to granzins instead and had
Sausage made. I think penshorns is a little better but Iím too much of a grudge holder to go back. LOL


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Old 10-30-2017, 10:30 PM   #66
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Buesing processing in westhoff, Texas
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Old 10-31-2017, 09:57 AM   #67
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CCR is by far my favorite place to have a deer done. Jap and cheese summer sausage and links are amazing. The chipotle Monterey Jack cheese links are my favorite. Taco meat is outstanding. Burger with bacon grind is great for chili and so is there burger with brisket. The Texas twisters are one of my favorites on toast with a runny egg on top. You will pay more at CCR but there quality is above anyone else I have ever used! With that being said I do want to take a deer to Fischer’s as well this year and try them out also. Hunters Choice in Sanger used to be owned by my buddies Dad and they are pretty solid and consistent. Pickled sausage and jap and cheese summer sausage are great here and I highly recommend their meatballs as they are the best I’ve ever had. Not sure if it’s still the same since Brett passed away but for convenience I will bring deer here for these particular items. Also their strip jerky is top notch!
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Old 10-31-2017, 10:44 AM   #68
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I have been using Griffiths in Burnet for a lot of years,i little higher than some,but best I have used
X2. Take all my animals there to be preocessed does a great job. Best I've used hands down.
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Old 10-31-2017, 11:59 AM   #69
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I'm looking for a place close to Needville, is the Rosenberg place any good
If you want link sausage or seasoned deer burger, take it to Cernochs in Rosenberg. Get the triple cheese link sausage (60/40) add jalapenos if you want. I only take my sausage there, its one of the best in the state ( I know people say that a lot but I've converted a lot of people). Only downside is they don't vacuum pack buts its so good I don't care. Small operation which I like. I like JR's in wharton for my survival sticks. I got an axis back from praseck's, just steaks and burgers though. Both are good but anyone can do that. Dropped a couple whitetail off the other day for sticks and pan sausage so we'll see in a couple weeks how that turns out from them.

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Old 10-31-2017, 12:38 PM   #70
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Anybody used Arnoldís in Hempstead?


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Old 10-31-2017, 06:03 PM   #71
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Belville Meat Market
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Old 10-31-2017, 06:14 PM   #72
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Blue Bonnet in Trenton does great work and is reasonably priced. Jap and cheese sausage is fantastic! We also used a place in Rockwall that was just ok. They did not label any of the packages and the summer sausage was not any where near as good as Blue Bonnet's.
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Old 10-31-2017, 06:56 PM   #73
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We use cow creek in boerne they're a local favorite
Klein's has hit and miss customer service and I personally think the owner is a jerk
Hudson's uses Klein's to process some of their products. We tried Hudson's one year. I think their products are good, but then I found out they commingle meat - so it's doubtful you get your deer back. Also, their receiving area for wild game (in the back) doesn't smell too good. Compare and contrast that with Smokey Denmark's - very efficient, ultra clean receiving area, and they don't commingle meats - the game you drop off is the game used in the finished product you pick up. Actually, I think Hudson's products actually taste better, but all is irrelevant now as Smokey Denmark no longer processes wild game due to high staff turnover. Dang shame, now we are searching for a good processor in the Austin area.

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Old 10-31-2017, 07:05 PM   #74
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I like B&k in bronte. His fajita pre marinade is great.
I JUST put up a post on the Robert Lee FB page recently asking who the locals would recommend? Several on our lease got burned last year from the local RL processor! We lost deposits, NO meat and 2 never got their meat or Racks back OR their $$ desposits!

Won't go into detail, but it was something else! I even went to the Sheriff's Office to learn if they had any idea what was going on?? Not satisfied with the response I got....guess my "still" ex-LEO idea of what's right and legal was not satisfied with the answer I got.

From the responses on FB from the locals, B&K is who we will use this year.
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Old 10-31-2017, 07:47 PM   #75
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Bernhards in Kerrville. Used them for 10+ years. Made a good smoke link. Pricing was higher than most. It was convenient at the time. Started to lose some backstrap and tenders over time. Wait times got to be weeks.

Learned to take backstrap and tenders at arrival!

Wilson Processing in La Vernia - south of town. Good pricing. I tried all their stuff, wasn't a fan of any of it. Had a good deal going, they would just do all the cutting and grinding for me and place in a large sack. I would mix and measure/package on my own. Never paid over $50 for that service. Always had my stuff done this way in a few days if not next day.

Bar S in Floresville on 97. Made a decent smoke link. Wasn't a fan of much else. Always had fair pricing and quick turnaround. Mostly just had them do burger. For the parts you can't eat, I had them do a shoulder mount many years ago. Still holding up and looking great. 15+ years.
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Old 10-31-2017, 10:48 PM   #76
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Neils taxidermy and processing in Whitt. Incredible taxidermist and does a great job processing. Jalapeno/cheese sticks are the best around and you will get your own deer back. Great guy
Anyone been to Teelís in weatherford?
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Old 10-31-2017, 10:49 PM   #77
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Old 11-01-2017, 12:18 AM   #78
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Hudson's uses Klein's to process some of their products. We tried Hudson's one year. I think their products are good, but then I found out they commingle meat - so it's doubtful you get your deer back. Also, their receiving area for wild game (in the back) doesn't smell too good. Compare and contrast that with Smokey Denmark's - very efficient, ultra clean receiving area, and they don't commingle meats - the game you drop off is the game used in the finished product you pick up. Actually, I think Hudson's products actually taste better, but all is irrelevant now as Smokey Denmark no longer processes wild game due to high staff turnover. Dang shame, now we are searching for a good processor in the Austin area.

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I used Hudson's for the first time last year. I got a bunch of different things made from the deer to try them out. As far as the quality of the product goes, everything is/was very good. No Complaints. However, I do have a weird feeling after the experience after finding out that the meat I got back wasn't my deer only. When dropping my meat off, the guy in front of me opened his cooler where I see mangled meat from the gun shots and stomach matter everywhere on the meat. Hudson's threw it all in the basket, sprayed it off with a water hose, weighed it, and threw it in the meat pile. I take a lot of pride in keeping my meat clean just to have it thrown in with everyone else. I may use them again for one deer to get their chop steaks or something, but I too would like to find a good processor close to Austin who uses YOUR deer meat and no one elses.

Does anyone know how Hudson's goes about things if I where to bring them something other than whitetail? What if I brought them antelope or axis meat? Would they throw it in the same piles as the whitetail? Or would they process your meat separately in that situation? Hmmm.
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Old 11-01-2017, 07:37 AM   #79
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Only once, never again. Terrible service and totally inedible Summer sausage.
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Old 11-01-2017, 08:02 AM   #80
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I have been using Griffiths in Burnet for a lot of years,i little higher than some,but best I have used
X2, Best smoked link I've had. Breakfast sausage is good as well.
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Old 11-01-2017, 08:12 AM   #81
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I used Hudson's for the first time last year. I got a bunch of different things made from the deer to try them out. As far as the quality of the product goes, everything is/was very good. No Complaints. However, I do have a weird feeling after the experience after finding out that the meat I got back wasn't my deer only. When dropping my meat off, the guy in front of me opened his cooler where I see mangled meat from the gun shots and stomach matter everywhere on the meat. Hudson's threw it all in the basket, sprayed it off with a water hose, weighed it, and threw it in the meat pile. I take a lot of pride in keeping my meat clean just to have it thrown in with everyone else. I may use them again for one deer to get their chop steaks or something, but I too would like to find a good processor close to Austin who uses YOUR deer meat and no one elses.



Does anyone know how Hudson's goes about things if I where to bring them something other than whitetail? What if I brought them antelope or axis meat? Would they throw it in the same piles as the whitetail? Or would they process your meat separately in that situation? Hmmm.


I had portions of an elk processed there two years ago. Elk, exotics (over a minimum weight) get processed completely separate. They did a fantastic job.



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Old 11-01-2017, 08:15 AM   #82
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Klein's in boerne is really all we use now and we are in Houston. worth the drive every time
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Old 11-01-2017, 10:58 AM   #83
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Stonewall Smokehouse has been the best Iíve ever used. You get your meat, price is great, and you receive excellent service. Ask Rodney to show you the cutting room, the place is spotless. I wonít use anyone else.


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Old 11-01-2017, 11:03 AM   #84
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I am taking my deer to Kovosovics in rosenberg again for summer sausage. I am also going to take some to Bellville meat market for some of the dirty rice sausage
How do you compare the 2? I have only used Bellville but hear things about Rosenberg.
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Old 11-01-2017, 02:45 PM   #85
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Hudsons in Austin

Kleins in Boerne. They own both. Both are amazing.
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