Did my first meat bird harvest!

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by milleryardchx, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. milleryardchx

    milleryardchx Songster

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    Well I did a sample batch of my cornishx by myself to see size and processing time. I did 5, 8 week olds in about an hour. I got sizes ranging from 4lb 6oz down to 3lb 14oz all packaged and put away the smallest was a hen. I can't wait to see how the flavor is on these birds since I made my own feed mix for them. local brewery barley mash with oats and corn. I used a road cone for the kill cone which worked very well and was much cheaper than a $35 kill cone. Im making chicken stock this week. An hoping for chicken dinner on thursday :).
     
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  2. AlienChick

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    Congratulations!
    The chicken should be DELICIOUS!
    Wish I was at your house for dinner! [​IMG]
     
  3. Hummingbird Hollow

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    It's kind of a satisfying feeling seeing the stock on the stove and the chickens in the freezer isn't it? I also saved the cooked gizzards, hearts and kidneys for training treats for my dogs and saved the livers for an awsome chicken liver pate!
     
  4. milleryardchx

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    Trager smoked first chicken dinner 4lbs 6 oz chicken :) yumm! my 4 year old wanted me to go cook one more just for him he was humming
     

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