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kill chicken 30 seconds in boiling water pluck feathers. then what?

should we cover them with plastic wrap or not? if not should they be covered?

how long left in cooler @40degree's? have 29 meaties to process.

would like some input. never processed domestic animals.

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Thank you. we have 15 astralorpe hens for eggs and 1 rooster. They live in a 2 acre pen that is covered with aviary. it is wooded with some grass. they are happy birds. The meat hens are in a 20 x8ft pen, but would like to free range them. our only problem is coppers hawks.

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It sounds like you might need to post on the meat bird forum to get some answers to your questions:

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post #5 of 6


Hi and welcome to BYC - ditto on NFCs post.

 

Good luck

 

CT

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Yes,  what NFChick  has written.   You  might also put   "Processing chickens," in the search box   and info will pop up.

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