Does anyone else use stun guns?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Chicken411, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. Chicken411

    Chicken411 Songster

    Feb 11, 2010
    Mountain West
    I noticed one BYCer uses a stun gun to knock his chickens out before slitting their throats. Does anyone else use this method? My only concern would be voltage as I can't find a stun gun that delivers less than 80,000 volts and I read you should use between 30-150 volts or 20-100mA to stun a chicken. I'm concerned about the high voltage affecting meat quality.
  2. Bossroo

    Bossroo Songster

    Jun 15, 2008
    NO... and noone in their right mind should eather. It is meant to be used in a processing facility under specific conditions with safeguards for the operators in place.

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