But I don’t want to debate where you get your food, or what you choose to eat. That is all up to you. I want to describe what it is like to be present at butch­er day, and what goes into the rou­tine lead­ing up to it. Of course, this has changed in the 11 years since we had our first group of sheep butchered. That was a very uncom­fort­able day, and it still is. It will always be uncom­fort­able, just like tak­ing a dying ani­mal to be euth­a­nized: You know, and they don’t.