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    2022-2023 Wild Game Processing Price List

     Contact Information


    Louie’s Main Store: 715-822-4728                  After-Hours Cell: 715-419-4539                       Wild Game Landline: 715-671-0122

    Sausage Options for 2022-2023 Season (pricing per pound):

    Have your wild game sausage made by award-winning sausage makers! Bring clean, boneless trimmings in food-grade containers. Prices are based on starting batch size for 50% game and 50% added meat. Vacuum packaging is included. Subject to 6 months processing time.

    Snack Stix subject to 30% shrinkage; Hunter’s Sausage subject to 50% shrinkage.

    Drop-off is at Louie’s Finer Meats – 2025 Superior Ave., Cumberland, WI


    Summer Sausage (Regular or Garlic):                                 $3.50

    Cotto Salami:                                                                        $3.50

    Jalapeno & Cheddar Summer Sausage:                            $4.00

    Wisconsin Summer Sausage:                                             $5.00

                                                    (Cheddar, Maple, Honey, Cranberries)

    Fresh Italian Sausage (in casings)                                     $3.25

                                                    (Regular, Hot, or Fennel & Garlic)

    Fresh Traditional Bratwurst:                                               $3.25

    Fresh Wisconsin Bratwurst:                                               $4.00

                                                    (Cheddar, Maple, Honey, Cranberries)

    Fresh Jalapeno & Cheddar Bratwurst:                              $3.75

    Bulk Breakfast Sausage:                                                     $2.25

    Bulk Pizza or Italian Sausage (Pizza, Regular, or Hot):     $2.75

    Meatloaf Mix:                                                                        $3.00

    Smoked Polish Sausage:                                                    $3.25

    Ring Bologna:                                                                      $3.25

    Wieners (Skin-on or Skinless):                                             $3.50

    Smoked Cheddarwurst:                                                      $3.50

    Smoked Jalapeno & Cheddar Bratwurst:                         $3.50

    Wild Game Bacon:                                                               $4.00

    Summer Snack Stix:                                                            $4.00

    Peppie Snack Stix:                                                               $4.00

    Jalapeno & Cheddar Snack Stix:                                        $4.50

    Wisconsin Snack Stix:                                                         $5.00

                                                    (Cheddar, Maple, Honey, Cranberries)

    Hunter’s Sausage:                                                               $5.00


    Packaging Requests: Special packaging requests are subject to a $0.50 additional fee.


    Special Requests: Anything not listed above is subject to a 25# minimum order.

                    Special Bratwurst: $4.50                   Special Stix: $5.00              Special Summer Sausage: $5.00

    Whole Bear Processing – 2022

    Louie’s will offer whole bear processing for the 2022 season. We may need to limit the number of bears we can accept for processing. Please call for an appointment to drop off a bear: 715-419-4539

    After hours drop-off is available upon request.

    Wild Game Landline: 715-671- 0122       After-Hours Cell: 715-419-4539        Louie's Main Store: 715-822-4728

    Whole Bear Processing Includes cutting, boning, and wrapping of steaks and roasts to your specifications and straight grinding and packaging of trim. Sausage-making and added beef or pork are additional. We recommend bringing your bear to a taxidermist first if you plan to do taxidermy work.

    Whole Bear Skinning Charge: $50.00

    Whole Bear - under 200 pounds: $125.00

    Whole Bear - 201 to 325 pounds: $150.00

    Whole Bear - 326 pounds or more: $175.00



    Ground Wild Game Options

    Ground wild game is packaged in sealed 1 pound packages. Grinding wild game is included with whole deer or bear processing, pricing for whole processing is for added meat only. Pricing is per pound of total batch weight, including added meat.

    Pricing: Grinding Game = $0.80; Pork = $3.00; Beef = $4.50; Bacon = $4.50; Suet = $2.00


    Grinding Mix                         Without Whole Processing                With Whole Processing

    Straight Wild Game                             $0.80                                                    $0.00

    1/3 Pork Added                                    $1.55                                                    $1.00

    ½ Pork Added                                      $1.90                                                    $1.50

    1/3 Beef Added                                    $2.05                                                    $1.50

    ½ Beef Added                                       $2.65                                                   $2.25

    10% Suet Added                                  $0.95                                                    $0.20

    20% Suet Added                                  $1.05                                                    $0.40

    ¼ Bacon Added                                    $1.75                                                    $1.15

    Whole Deer Processing

    We must limit the number of deer and bear we can accept for processing. Updates will be posted on our website if we are at capacity. 100% payment for cutting fees is due at drop-off.

    Drop-off is at Louie’s Wild Game Processing – 900 Sylvan Street, Cumberland, WI

    Gun Deer Season: Open 10 AM to 5 PM Daily (closed Thanksgiving). No Appointment required.

    Early Season Drop-off: Call 715-419-4539 for an appointment to bring a deer.


    Whole Deer Processing: $125.00 + Hide

    Includes skinning, boning, cutting and wrapping of steaks and roasts to your specifications, and grinding and packaging. Sausage-making is an additional fee.


    Whole Deer Processing (Bone-out Only): $95.00 + Hide

    Includes skinning and boning only. No cuts or grinding are included. Sausage-making is an additional fee.


    Deer Donation Program: No Charge if donating entire deer

    Venison will be donated to local food pantries. Subject to availability and regulations of the Wisconsin DNR Deer Donation Program. The entire deer must be donated to get free processing. Free processing is not available for bear.


    Caping: $35.00

    To guarantee the quality of your cape, it must be picked up within 2 days of notification.


    Boning Charge: $0.75 per pound

    Boning quartered wild game for trim. Does not include cutting, wrapping, or grinding.


    Processing Charge: $1.00 per pound

    Processing quartered wild game. Includes cutting and packaging of steaks and roasts. Grinding is an additional fee.


    Antler Removal: $5.00

    Must take with you at time of drop-off. If possible, please remove antlers prior to drop-off.




    Custom Curing and Smoking

    Pricing based on starting weight per pound. Subject to processing shrinkage. Minimum order charge is $10.00. Includes slicing (if applicable) and packaging.


    Ham:                                                       $1.25

    Bacon:                                                    $1.50

    Poultry:                                                  $1.50

    Fish:                                                        $2.50

    Dried Venison (sliced):                          $4.00

    Dried Venison (not sliced):                   $3.00

    Whole Muscle Jerky:                           $6.00


    Livestock Processing

    We do not offer slaughtering. Please call for an appointment for cutting and wrapping.


    Lamb: $60.00 each

    Hogs: $0.70 per pound

    Beef: Not Available