[QUOTE=MamaGrok;180350]My farmer told me "no way would the USDA let us give you" the blood from the whole pig we order. Is that what others have experienced in the US?[/QUOTE]
It is the same in the uk, however you can get dried pigs blood.
I get mine from, but I imagine you can find it in the USA as well.
[url=http://www.sausagemaking.org/acatalog/Dried_pig_s_blood.html]Dried pig's blood, Sausagemaking.org[/url]
It's not the easiest stuff to get hold of so you have to decide if you want it not knowing the animals history and breeding.