Geeking and procrastinating

After I pulled out the two posts that supported the gate I went inside for coffee and to do some laundry.

I found some data and made a spreadsheet to project our cost per pound for rabbit meat, based off 6 meals a month with 3 does, 2 bucks, (better case 3:1 for 5 pound / worser case 4:1 for 4 pound fryer) at current feed prices. My costs ignore my labor – bump the price by $5 or $6 per pound if you figure labor costs (15 minutes / day, 20 minutes per rabbit to process, $15 an hour for my unskilled labor rate).

Costco is running a special on chicken thighs $1.89 / pound, organic whole chickens are $2.79 / pound, organic ground beef is $4 / pound except they don’t have any.

Looks like home grown rabbit meat is going to cost us between $2.50 and $3.50 per pound.

Bring on the Hassenpfeffer recipes.

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