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Bullet riddled pig?

I bought this pork shoulder at my local farmer's market.  Took it out of the fridge to rub and noticed a black spot.  Upon closer inspection I found a bullet in the meat.  Cut out the black part, removed the bullet, rubbed it, wrapped it and will smoke it in the morning. It looks like a small caliber bullet - in the shoulder?  Can't believe it was the coup  de grace.

Ever seen anything like this?

Monteagle, TN

one large and one small


  • LitLit Posts: 4,609
    I would probably skip that farmers market in the future?
  • J_QueJ_Que Posts: 207
    Now that's strange.
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,858
    Someone's a crappy shot. Shoulda been a better shot and got him in the head. Pig's name was Paulie.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 17,142
    I was gonna blame Travis, but I think he woulda dropped it.
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  • Black_BadgerBlack_Badger Posts: 1,116
    edited July 2013
    That does look like a pretty small caliber and pigs are tough. Possible it's been in there for quite some time...
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    Middleton, WI
  • HolepuncherHolepuncher Posts: 280
    Maybe left in there by the butcher,,,added weight for the sale, times are hard,
    Hendersonville, TN.
  • ToolmasterToolmaster Posts: 41
    I would ask them if it was farm raised or wild hog. In Al I don't think they can sell wild hogs as farm raised. Enjoy the cook !! It should be good !!

    I went to bed last night mean and woke up meaner !  
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,941
    I'd give it a shot... =))
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • VolguyVolguy Posts: 5
    Care to share what farmer's market or at least what area you're in?  I'm in TN also.
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,684
    That is craziness.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    It's enhanced pork, Enriched with minerals Cu, and Pb! 

    Shhh... don't tell anyone, one of those is bad

    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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