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How long can you freeze deer meat?

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Deer meat can be frozen for 6 to 9 months in the freezer. Proper packaging is crucial in extending the shelf life of deer meat.

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Deer meat, or venison as it is also known, should be frozen at temperatures of 0 degrees Fahrenheit for best results. Venison should be frozen within 3 to 5 days of refrigeration.

If the meat will be frozen for long periods of time it should be wrapped in heavy-duty plastic or aluminum wrap. If meat is not stored correctly it can develop freezer burn.

Uncooked deer meat can be safely stored in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 days.

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