Brothers Meat and Seafood
12 Most Frequently Asked Questions – Wild Game Processing
What Do You Add to Your Sausage?
We add 20% beef trim to burger and summer sausage and 20% pork trimmings to all other sausage. Unless customer would like to make a special request for either more or less of the beef or pork. Additional pork and beef trim will be charged additionally per pound.
How Long Will it Take to Get My Deer Back?
We always shoot for less than two weeks, occasionally with special requests it can take longer. When we call you to let you know your order is complete, please pick up promptly. Due to our our storage restrictions, we need to get orders picked up as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.
Can I Get My Rack Back?
Absolutely! We will tag and mark your deer when we check you in and mark the rack to be saved. There is a $10.00 charge for saving your racks. Please make sure to ask for it when your picking up your finished order.
What Are The Most Popular Types of Sausage?
#1 would be our summer sausage. Our smoked polish and snack sticks are very popular as well. For breakfast type sausage we recommend the smoked maple rope. Its a great cold snack and fantastic hot.
Do You Recommend a Taxidermist?
Yes, absolutely. We work closely with a couple of them and can arrange the transfer of your trophy directly to them. We also do full caping right here at the store so you don’t have to make an extra stop on your way home from the hunt.
Can I Keep My Hide?
Yes, like the rack, we will tag it at check-in, to be saved. There is a $10.00 charge if you would like your hide returned to you.
Is There a Minimum Trim Requirement For Sausage Batches?
Yes, 10 pounds of trim is required for each type of sausage to be made. If you have less than 10 pounds, we can still make your sausage. We wil just sell you a couple of extra pounds of beef or pork trim to get you up to weight.
Do You Guys Accept Deer Donations?
Yes, as of last year we are working with the state and local food shelves. You can donate all of your deer if you choose, at no cost to you. It must be a deer taken in MN, fully registered and be in exceptional condition. You will be required to fill out an additional form for the state when dropping the deer off.
When Can I Drop My Deer Off For Processing?
You can drop off wild game during any of our regular business hours. Our hours are listed in the footer of our website. However, we will be open extended hours during the major part of gun opener.
“Brothers Meats and Seafoods have been my choice for my venison processing for over 18 years. The
turnaround is within a couple of weeks and they always make sure I get my deer and not someone else’s.
The quality of their venison bacon and especially the venison burger are top shelf. The packaging is
professional and always done with expertise. Bring your deer into a store that actually wants your business
and you’ll be impressed as I have been over the years….Brothers Meats and Seafood of Maple Grove, Minnesota !”
Steve Carney – Outdoor News Writer