Whats the most humane way to kill a chicken? - Page 14
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You're more diplomatic than I am....
I've skinned animals since I was about 12, including skinning birds for taxidermy mounting. Trust me, scalding and plucking is much easier. With skinning a chicken, you're going to waste the wing tips, if not 2/3 of the whole wing.
I have heard (though I have never tried it) that one way to kill a sick chick is to put it in a sealed container with a smaller container of backing soda and vinegar inside, like a volcano experiment. Although, you wouldn't want it to overflow. It takes all the oxygen out of the air, killing the chick. It might be a slow death, and other ways might be more humane. Like I said, I have never tried to do it, but this is what I have heard.