George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 27 January 1762]

Note. Killed this 27th. of Jany.—18 hogs of abt. 15 Months old—and for an experiment weighed them alive, after they had fasted abt. 36 hours.

They turned out 2147
 When killed nett Wt. was 1774
 Haslletts   63 1837
Difference allowg. nothg. for Gut Fat 310
by which it appears that the odds between gross and Nett Porke shoud be abt. 15 pr. Ct.

hasllets: haslets, the edible viscera of a slaughtered animal.

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