Jason is guiding a friend, Daniel, on his first sika deer. Sika deer were introduced to Co Wicklow in 1860 and quickly became the county’s most prolific deer. Daniel is after a yeld hind and, once he has it, we go to butcher John Griffin to find out how to cut it up for the freezer.

Click here to watch Jason’s video about gralloching
Click here for the skinning and butchery
▶ John’s YouTube channel is The Hunting & Homestead Butcher

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