Hunting to feed your family?
Ok so I know hunting can be a touchy subject, so I hope I'm not sparking a fire here :P
How do you feel about hunting to feed your family? I'm not talking about hunting just for the sport of it.
My DH is against hunting just for sport, but said he would hunt elk and deer as a more sustainable way to feed our family. He really wants to get away from buying cow meat at the grocery store because of all the nastiness that ends up in the meat and the way the cows are treated (we have discussed the option of buying 1/2 of a grass-fed, farm raised cow.......). He had gotten an elk once in the past and for the 10+ years we've been together he said he would never do it again (he certainly didn't enjoy the experience), but I think learning and caring more about what we put into our bodies has him reconsidering his stance.
In theory I guess it makes a lot more sense, but it's hard for me to get passed eating a deer. He brought home some elk tonight that a buddy gave him, and it was amazing- he grills a mean steak- and wasn't gamey at all, but I was trying not to gag on every bite because I was too in my head about it. Why is it we think it's ok to eat a cow and not a deer or elk?