My husband and I are considering processing our first steer. He is a small Jersey that we don't wish to feed through the winter and isn't big enough to bother with the $$ the processer charges. We don't have a cooler to hang him in. I'm guessing that if we hang him outside and he freezes (which it absolutely will!) that it won't age properly. Any suggestions on aging in this weather? Oh...and how long do you all age your beef before cutting?