The Job of Butchers
Butchers refers to people who go ahead and slaughter various animals, prepare the meat and in the same way, sell that very meat to different customers as they may need it. Butcher shops are the place that you can find butchers going about their business.
Primal cutting is an initiative undertaken in butchery. Separation or division of the flesh of an animal from the carcass of an animal is what is called primal cutting. Prime cuts, however, can be called the meat from animal that is of better quality or high quality.
Butchers and meat cutters are met by numerous responsibilities just like the other professionals there are in the society. Provided hereafter are some of the responsibilities that butchers and meat cutters have in their day to day lives.
Preparing of the cutting equipment and sharpening them as they are required. Sharpened objects are a necessity in slaughtering animals so the process can be fast and prompt for the butchers and meat cutters.
Retaining of meat after they receive it from the slaughterhouses. The meat that is brought in from the slaughterhouses comes in bulky and requires to be stored rather than being placed on the display in the butcher shop.
Splitting meat, grinding that meat and also boning that particular meat. It is a requirement for meat to be cut so that it can be stored easily in the butcher shops and also so as to be sold to customers better rather than as big chunks. Determining the weight of the meat, covering the meat and putting it on displays. Selling of meat is made swift when the weight of the meat is determined or known before being sold to the customer to make the pricing easy all the same.
Ready the customers’ orders. Honoring the consumer’s order is one thing that a meat cutter should put as a priority because that is their market for the meat they produce. The butcher will not be smiling if the customers are not happy with the service they get from either the butcher or the butcher shop, because it will mean that there will be no customers visiting the butchery.
Refrigerating the meat butchers receive from the slaughterhouses. Meat requires to be frozen so that it can stay for long before it spoils which cannot be useful for the customers to consume.
Recording all the meat sales. Having all the reports of the sales that you have made as a butcher is very important in helping you find out how your business is fairing. Incurring profits is what every businessperson desires, and as a butcher, you will know if you are making a profit by looking at your record sales, and seeing whether you are making profits or losses.