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Can I use an air hose/compressor to remove the feathers/skin off a goose?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by jfishfam, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. jfishfam

    jfishfam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend informed me that she has volunteered to get a couple of geese for us. But we don't really want geese and she suggested we butcher them. I'm game for that, but have no idea how. I know when we butcher chickens we prefer to slit the throats and let them bleed out, the meat ends up much cleaner. So, I think we'll try that, but I was wondering if we could use the air compressor under the skin to remove the feathers & skin like you can do with chickens? Any ideas?
     
  2. what did I do

    what did I do Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Air compressor to remove skin? I need to know more about that.
     
  3. jfishfam

    jfishfam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's amazing. I saw somebody's post when I was trying to figure this question our about geese. Let me see if I can attach the link.[​IMG]
     
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    jfishfam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Around here, we chop the heads off of geese with an ax. The body is heavy so it needs to be supported. They don't flap as hard as chickens, so you can just hold them out at arm's length and let them bleed.

    I have no idea about using an air compressor to remove the skin. Let us know how it works.
     

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