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Discussion in 'Pork' started by rjdumas, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. rjdumas

    rjdumas Newbie

    For a pork butt what is a good price and for how many lbs??

    I found pork butts 5.50 for 2lbs.

    Every one says they get 8lbs wheres the best place to buy?? sorry I'm a noob
  2. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Sam's Club has good prices. $5.50 for 2 lbs is kind of high for a butt...
  3. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    butt here today 69 cents a lb. normal 99 to 1.79
  4. Thats pretty pricey for a butt, unless it was from a local butcher and certified organic or something like that. 5.50 for 2lbs of BB is kind of a rip off.
  5. Unless you live outside of the US where pork prices may be higher. I've read on this forum that some people can't even find a rack of ribs where they live. Now thats just crazy.
  6. scpatterson

    scpatterson Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Kroger has them here for .79 a pound. Thats price is a little high
  7. The Kroger here went from $0.69lb to $1.69 last week.

    Imagine my distress...
  8. warthog

    warthog Smoking Fanatic

    BJ Wholesale here has them for 1.09 a pound.
  9. chisoxjim

    chisoxjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I typically can get bone in butts on sale for $.89 - $.99 lb. @ local markets.

    When I want a really good one I go to a local butcher who raises his own pigs, I pay $2.19/lb.. I am getting a 6# butt from him for my daughters b-day this upcoming weekend, I put in the order on Sunday for pick-up Friday afternoon.
  10. hog warden

    hog warden Smoking Fanatic

    Our local Sam's club has been selling two cryopac'd butts for $0.89 to $1.09 a pound all year long. Dropped by Saturday looking to pick up 4 butts and all they had were individual butts for $1.69 per pound. Left empty handed and concerned.
  11. raceyb

    raceyb Smoking Fanatic

    Butts here go for about $1.89 lb now. I have seen them on sale for around 0.89-1.09 lb.
  12. zapper

    zapper Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Wife pointed out the Kroger add for .99 a pound in the Sunday paper. I can't remember .69 for a loooooooong time. .89 to maybe 1.59 seems about average round these parts. Finding the larger ones seems to be the hard part now a days. 4-5 pounders abound but 8-11 are like almost unheard of at my regular haunts. I like doing the bigger butts when I can find them.

    I have been thinking about doing up a mess of Chili Verde but I have missed the flea market the past couple of weekends to round up a mess of tomatillios
  13. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    We can find them at Sam's for 1.28 lb here in Fla.
  14. raceyb

    raceyb Smoking Fanatic

    What quality are they? Most of the stuff I find here in Jax is saturated with nitrates. I can get a good deal at Publix now and then and when i do, I buy a box.

    I did see an ad in paper for I believe Houston Meats near downtown jax. they had pork spare ribs $1.25 lb limit 30 lbs (1 box) and butts for .99c limit one box.

    I'll keep an eye out for the ad again... I just hate going anywhere near downtown while driving.

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