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Another Processing Party! *Pictures and Video*

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by perfectly_polish, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 1, 2007
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    We had another processing party today and once again we all had a fantastic time. A great way to spend a Sunday, eating fresh fried chicken with the people that you love [​IMG] MoodusNewChicken, PurpleChicken, Drumstick, and swapyankee were all there. It's great that we have a little group of friends that will do this with each other. We got there pretty early around 10:30am, and stayed until about 6:30pm. The day flew by! We processed 23 birds in all, 22 meaties, and 1 of PC's brabanters, it would have end up being 24 birds but we saved Big Boy(PC's spitz), just couldn't see him go into the pot, we're all too attached to him [​IMG] After we were done with all the birds we fried up one of the chickens in PC's turkey fryer, that was probably the BEST chicken I've ever eaten. Can't wait until our meaties are big enough to process, plus that means another processing party [​IMG]

    Here is a short video(and pictures) I edited from today:

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    And to clear up all the hairy back rumors:

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    PC does NOT have a hairy back, and no wildsky did not come over and wax it for him [​IMG] His legs though, are a different story..

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    Last edited: Sep 7, 2008
  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Great pics PP. We CT BYCer's are having a good time together this year.

    This was our third big get-together this season.

    Thanks for helping me clear up the hairy back thing but now I feel fat. [​IMG]
     
  3. moodusnewchick

    moodusnewchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you're not fat! you're a hairy man in love with dolly who wants to be my beeatch and ride on the back of my motorcycle.

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  4. moodusnewchick

    moodusnewchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YES MY TITLE CHANGED!!! I loved and love chillin w/ my peeps, but now am OVERRUN. both are true. [​IMG]
     
  5. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Looks like you guys had a great time! Maybe I need to move to Connecticut instead of you guys moving here. [​IMG]
     
  6. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    I must say first- the young lady in the pink shirt does not look old enough to drink! omg, after I looked, I still cant believe it. lol.
    Great pics, thanks so much for sharing.
    I do have to laugh about the roo involved- dang, didn't he realize you never hang around where there is blood or knives! ha ha ha.
     
  7. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    (should have watched the video first!) I am very impressed with the video and wish I had watched it before processing my own birds!
    Great job on explaining the process! Foolish question, what are the metal tools on the table with the lady with black hair/blue shirt is plucking.
    Great job!!!!
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I need to see that plucker please.
     
  9. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks like lots of fun and lots of work!! Why can't more people live near me!?!?!?! [​IMG] I'm doing meaties in the spring.
     
  10. moodusnewchick

    moodusnewchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hi Spook,
    your question is not foolish. those tools are a caponizing kit. Swampyankee was practicing so that in the future we can keep our roos and not worry about fertile eggs...well, that's my goal.

    I had to scroll through the pics again, i think you're referring to me in the pink shirt. how funny, i'm closer in age to PC than PP...but i love when i still get carded!!
     

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