2021-2022 Wild Game Processing. We accept boneless wild game year-round for processing.
Have your wild game sausage made by award-winning sausage makers. For sausage processing, bring in your clean, boneless trimmings in food-grade containers to the Louie’s Finer Meats main store (2025 Superior Avenue in Cumberland). No appointment necessary. Prices include 100% added meat (50% game, 50% added meat) plus packaging. 20# minimum batch size; prices are based on the starting batch weight. Subject to 4-6 months processing time.
Prices are subject to change due to market fluctuations.
Full balance due upon pick-up of order. Not responsible for orders not picked up within 14 days of notification.
Most Requested Sausage Items (Per Pound)
Please inquire at the store for pricing for other products and special requests.
Summer Sausage (Regular or Garlic): $3.00
Fresh Italian Sausage, Traditional Bratwurst, German Sausage: $3.00
Bulk Sausages: Breakfast, Italian Sausage, Pizza Sausage: $2.25
Polish Sausage & Ring Bologna: $3.00
Wieners: $3.25
Venison Bacon: $4.00
Summer or Peppie Snack Stix (subject to 30% shrinkage): $3.75
Hunter’s Sausage (subject to 50% shrinkage): $5.00
Options for Ground Burger (Per Pound)
Grinding Wild Game: $0.75 (included with whole deer or bear processing)
Bulk Ground (no packaging): $0.50 (included with whole deer or bear processing)
Added Beef Suet: $2.00
Added Pork: $3.00
Added Beef: $4.50
Added Bacon: $4.50
Dried or Smoked Meats (Per Pound green weight)
Ham: $1.25
Bacon: $1.50
Dried Venison (sliced): $3.00
Dried Venison (cured & smoked only): $2.00
Whole Muscle Jerky: $6.00
Poultry: $1.00
Fish: $2.00
Miscellaneous  Charges
Vacuum Packaging: $0.30 per package (included for sausage items)
Slicing: $0.30/lb.


To maintain our high quality standards, we may limit the number of deer we accept for processing. We apologoze for any inconvenience. 100% payment for deer cutting is due when dropping off a deer.

Call us at 715-419-4539 or 715-822-4728 to arrange deer drop-off during the early seasons.

Gun Deer Season – Opening Weekend through the end of November: Scheduled drop-off hours are 10 AM to 5 PM Daily (Closed Thanksgiving). No appointment necessary.

Our location for whole deer and bear drop-off is located a block from our main store at 900 Sylvan Street. Click Here for a map.

100% payment for cutting is due when dropping off a whole deer or bear.

Whole Deer Processing: $110.00 + HIDE
Includes skinning, boning, cutting, and wrapping of steaks and roasts to your specifications; and straight grinding and packaging. Sausage-making and added beef or pork are additional (see sausage list).

Whole Deer Processing for Trim Only: $85.00 + HIDE
Includes skinning and boning only. No cuts or grinding are included. Sausage-making, grinding, and added beef or pork are additional (see sausage list).

Antler Removal: $5.00
If possible, please remove antlers prior to drop-off. You must take your antlers with you – not responsible for antlers left here.

Deer Donation Program: No Charge
Donate a Deer
Venison is distributed to food pantries in Barron County. The entire deer must be donated to get free processing. Hunters may now donate any amount of venison (1 lb. or more) if they are paying for the processing. CLICK HERE for more information. There is not a bear donation program available.

Caping: $35.00
To guarantee the quality of your cape, it must be picked up within two days after notification.

Boning Charge: $0.75/lb.
Bone-out quarters of wild game for trim. No cuts or grinding are included.

Processing Charge: $0.85/lb.

Processing quarters or pieces of wild game. Includes cutting steaks & roasts and packaging. Grinding or sausage-making is additional.

An additional fee of $20.00 or more may be assessed for deer that are not completely field dressed.


Whole Bear Processing:

Please call 715-419-4539 or 715-822-4728 for an appointment to arrange drop-off.

We strongly recommend bringing your bear to a taxidermist first if you plan to do taxidermy work!

We can only accept a limited number of whole bears for processing. There is no limit for boneless trimmings.

Includes cutting, boning, and wrapping of steaks and roasts to your specifications; and straight grinding and packaging of trim. Sausage-making and added beef or pork are additional.

Whole Bear Skinning Charge: $50.00

Whole Bear Processing – 0 to 200 pounds: $125.00

Whole Bear Processing – 201 to 325 pounds : $150.00

Whole Bear Processing – 326 pounds or more: $175.00


Custom Livestock Processing (by appointment only)

Slaughtering is not available.

Lamb: $45.00 each

Hogs: $0.70 per pound

Beef: Not Available



CLICK HERE to register your deer or bear with the Wisconsin DNR as required by law before bringing to us for processing.

Wild Game Cell Phone: 715-419-4539

Wild Game Building Landline: 715-671-0122

Louie’s Main Store: 715-822-4728


Attention Hunters: No matter where you hunt, Louie’s can process your venison. There are no restrictions on transporting boneless wild game. We also accept whole deer from anywhere in Wisconsin or Minnesota (or other states). It is legal to transport a deer carcass into Wisconsin from Minnesota if you bring it to a licensed meat processor within 72 hours.