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Old 12-23-2019, 07:44 AM
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Making a big batch for the family for xmas gifts. I've never kept track of the difference, but does about a 3:1 wet meat to jerky yield weight ratio sound right?
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Originally Posted by TorFed View Post
Making a big batch for the family for xmas gifts. I've never kept track of the difference, but does about a 3:1 wet meat to jerky yield weight ratio sound right?
I just did a big batch of venison jerky but didn't weigh before or after. But 3:1 sounds about right.

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I usually figure 2:1 but 3:1 would be a safe bet for what you're doing. Only downside would be that you either have to give more away or eat more yourself.

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Yeah. I never weighed it dry, but it seems to be somewhere right about 3:1. I usually do 2lbs wet per person. Never tried to calculate the before/after difference before.

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