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Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by asmfshr, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. asmfshr

    asmfshr In the Brooder

    Jun 24, 2011
    Hello, Ive started raising my own chickens now for a few years.[ We had many on my parents farm growing up.] I , like many have too many roosters. I find it very difficult to kill them. Growing up I didnt have this problem. But having raised them for 6 months I want to get something out of all the feeding.Their is no problem after their ....dead, (sorry lack of a better word) but putting an axe or knife to them is tough. Anyone have a better way of putting them down.

    Wimp in AZ.

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    You can read about several methods in this forum. Anything that makes it quick is fine, IMO. We usually use the hatchet method. Some prefer killing cones and slitting the throat. This does have the advantage of not seeing the bird flap around, which can be unsettling even though you know the bird can't feel anything any more.

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