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Unread 06-29-2013, 11:33 AM   #1
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I was elected to smoke pork for a family function. Approx 60 people. What would you all suggest for the amount to do. Poundage wise? There will be alot of other food including roast beef. Thanks
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If there's going to be other food as well, and if you are figuring most people will make themselves a PP sandwich, I usually go for 1/4 pound of finished pork per person. So, an 8 pound butt will yield about 4 pounds of finished product, which would serve 16 people. So that's 3.75 8 pound butts, or rounded up to 4, which should give you a little extra or account for some of the bigger eaters.
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Depends on the % of adults and kids. But in general considering the additional Bovine, I'd figure 1/4 LB smoked Hog per person. So...........

.25 LB x 60 people = 15 LB finished smoked Hog.

Some may ask for Doggie Bags and the kids will chow-down on Hot Dogs, Chips, etc....

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Thanks thats what i was roughly thinknin but really had no idea.
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I usually figure about 12 per large butt; tends to give us just a little extra... that would be 5 fairly large butts, 9# range.
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I usually figure 2/3lb. uncooked per person. For 60, that would be 40lb. That's assuming the PP is the only meat. You say there will be roast beef also, so you should be fine with 25lb-30lb.
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Looks like I'm going to do 4. 8lbers. Boss says 32lbs or so will be good
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I cooked butts for a church dinner earlier this spring. I smoked 6 butts around 8 pounds each. Fed 70 people (2 slider buns per adult & 1 per child) and had two butts left over that I didn't need to pull.
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