Biz Bits: New focus for 4 Frendz | Business

Clarkston’s 4 Frendz Meat Market has started a slaughtering service after a change in ownership.

The business acquired a mobile, 23-foot-long slaughtering trailer it uses at a rural area in Asotin County a few miles away from the store at 1342 Bridge St., said Nathan King, who bought the business from its four founders earlier in the year.

Cattle, sheep, hogs and goats are shot outside then skinned and gutted inside the trailer, he said.

King’s business handles slaughtering under U.S. Department of Agriculture inspection for ventures that sell their meat online or at farmers markets. It also does slaughtering for individuals, who buy animals from ranchers for personal use.

The animals are processed at the Bridge Street location, which also handles wild game such as deer, elk, moose, bear…

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