Crosswinds Farm & Creamery
Crosswinds Farm & Creamery is a diverse farm operation including 60 milking Brown Swiss cows, dairy beef, pigs, & chickens. A portion of our milk is handcrafted into delicious cheeses & yogurt. We offer a whole-farm CSA/farm-credit program - please see our website for details. We focus on keeping our animals comfortable & healthy, with plenty of fresh air, sunshine, water, and balanced diets. We are happy to answer any questions you may have. We can arrange delivery of meat to you in the Finger Lakes, Rochester, Syracuse or downstate/NYC areas.
$3.50/ lb. HCW for half pig
Now taking reservations for whole or half pigs, to be picked up spring or fall of 2017. Average live weight is 250 lb, which gives you approximately 125 lb of finished meat (depending on cuts ordered) . Smaller pigs ideal for a pig roast are also available. Our pigs are mixed-breed crosses, raised outdoors on pasture, natural grains, and whey from cheesemaking.
What is HCW?
Hot carcas weight (HCW) is the weight taken immediately after slaughter, but before final trim. With beef for example, HCW is approximately 60% of live weight.