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Pork butt shrinkage

CornfedCornfed Posts: 1,324
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
I know I've seen data here about how much shrinkage you get when cooking a pork butt, but I'm wondering how much shrinkage folks get when pulling pork butts. I cooked one today on my day off, and I must have lost more than half of a pound of butt when sneaking bites while pulling.[p]Yum,
Cornfed

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  • Wise OneWise One Posts: 2,645
    Cornfed, the figures I have say you shoudl get 60% yield from a pound of uncooked buttt. SInce I only get about 50% I attribute 40% to cook shrinkage and 10% to cook carnage. "I just can't put that in with the good meat, so I'll eat it."

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  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    Cornfed,
    I just did 2 butts totaling 17 lbs uncooked. I ended up with 7.7 lbs after pulling and weeding out the bones, fat, etc. -RP

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