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Production facilities use a killing cone for a reason. While I only process about 50 birds a year, I still use a cone. I just use a highway blaze orange cone and cut the tip off so that the head comes out of the cone the appropriate amount.
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Edited by Clay34 - 2/16/16 at 5:22am
You can also eat the feet and guts or give them to the dogs. Not so sure about letting them have the blood though. I know some recipes call for chicken blood.
Sometimes we will pull the livers and hearts. I'm not too interested in the feet, or blood... Just me personally. Thank you though for the tip!
That's good. I just like to cut down on the waste, but I personally won't touch animal blood either, and feet probably wouldn't even go to the dogs... I'm a wimp.
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I was talking to a cousin of mine at a reunion a few years back, he was part of a large broiler operation in the mid south. He was telling me that every bit of the birds were used, or sold for others to use in some form or another. One thing he told me that surprised me was they got more money for the feet than they did for the drum sticks. I believe he said they were shipped to Asia.