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Offline Oldman

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A little help please
« on: March 09, 2004, 01:32:34 AM »
I have been looking for sheep casing in the 28mm - 30mm. The folks I use to get that from, at that size, closed up. Now I find plently at the 26mm - 28mm. Any ideas or suggestions?
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Re: A little help please
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2004, 01:49:16 AM »
The supplier I use doesn't have sheep casing that large either.  You may have to use a collagen casing, they are available in any size.  check www.eldonsausage.com

Let your trout go and smoke a salmon instead.

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Re: A little help please
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2004, 07:53:44 PM »
Olds,

Have you tried <u><b>Buthcer and Packer</b></u>.

http://www.butcher-packer.com/

This a great place to find those type things, just got there new catalog in the mail yesturday.


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Re: A little help please
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2004, 12:36:37 AM »
Hey Duck Killer (heh-he he he) thanks but the largest they have is 24-26!

Trout I have never used those...have you? If so, I'm all ears!
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Re: A little help please
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2004, 12:49:35 AM »
They don't list that size in their catalog, but another good source is www.sausagemaker.com

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Re: A little help please
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2004, 01:11:12 AM »
DoW,  if you ever had snack sticks made from deer, or bought sausage sticks that were "exactly" uniform in diameter then you have eaten collagen casings.  They don't stretch at all, but unlike the fibrous casing that summer sausages usually come in, they are edible.  Collagen casings are made from a reconstructed layer of skin from beef cattle.

Let your trout go and smoke a salmon instead.

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Re: A little help please
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2004, 01:42:41 AM »
Just my $.02 because I've only made sausage a few times,

The only drawbacks to collagen are: 1) You have to buy them as "straight" or "curvy", depending on what you want the finished product to be. 2) They won't hold a twist to separate the links, you need to tie them off or use hog clips.

Otherwise, they seem much more convenient to me, as you don't have the storage & washing issues.

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