Here is what you hope the finished outcome will resemble of killing and butchering a cow yourself.
PHOTO: DINNY SLAUGHTER
Slit the hide down the belly.
Suspend the carcass to finish skinning the animal and to remove the viscera.
Separate the heart and liver from the other organs and cool 'em in a bucket of water.
A chain saw makes short work of cutting your beef in half. Go straight down the backbone from tail to neck.