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5 down, and a bit of bragging

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Trollkiller, Dec 21, 2008.

  1. Trollkiller

    Trollkiller Songster

    Oct 26, 2008
    Lake Como, Fl. 32157
    We processed 5 birds yesterday. 4 as game hens for Christmas and 1 for the cat.

    The cat's bird had one bad leg when he was a week old so we separated him and nursed him along, then he lost the other leg. I figured with all the flopping he would be bruised and blistered but he wasn't. But I promised the cat. Nah he is not spoiled

    Anyhow on to the bragging. My 11 son helped me dispatch the birds. This was our first time killing any animals. We used the ax method because I figured I could not screw it up. My son did very well holding the birds down. He psyched himself out by the fourth bird, but he pulled it together on the fifth. I am proud of him, he had a tough job that he did not want to do but he manned up and did it.
  2. GaDawg

    GaDawg Songster

    May 16, 2008
    North GA
    That's really good about your son, that is a hard job at any age.


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