OAKLAND — Josh Witten remembers waiting at the corral on his grandparents’ place for the mobile slaughter truck. He said he was intrigued by the process of turning a beef animal into a carcass and then later enjoying a steak or hamburger on his dinner plate. “It was not gruesome to me,” said Witten, who hunted and fished at a young age in the Oakland area and processed the deer and fish he tagged. Several years later, Witten decided he would make a living out of wielding the knives and saws used in the meat-cutting business. Now 39 and the …
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