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Old 04-01-2006, 01:20 PM   #1
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Butcher vs. Meat Cutter

I hadn't thought about it, but apparently there's a difference. I just read this somewhere (can't locate the source, or I would have provided further info).

The guy in the mega-mart is the meat cutter.

The guy who slaughters the live animals is the butcher.


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Old 04-01-2006, 02:31 PM   #2
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Your correct in most cases, the stores are buying by the case and repackaging with some trimming.
You may have a true Butcher Shop in your community but most folks are buy from Super Markets.

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Old 05-03-2006, 04:51 PM   #3
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I'm really lucky. I have a local butcher shop. The owner is also a farmer and slaughters his own organic sheep, pigs, chickens and lamb. Also makes THE most wonderful haggis and sausages too.
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