Originally Posted by Bludawg
The drought is to blame; hogs are sent to market sooner as the feed prices increase for producers. It is more profitable to send quantity vs quality. The price at the Store remains the same or higher due to customer demand. If you think them pork bones look like they came from an Ethiopian pig you should see the dino bones we get here. or as I call it sinew in a stick
My local HEB hasn't had any spares in the last 2-3 visits. My local butcher shop didn't have any either.. instead they had "sinew on a stick" where the spares usually are.