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Found a processor south of Boston

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by SewingDiva, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. I haven’t been on BYC in quite a while so if this is a repeat I apologize. Today I had our 8 layers processed and it was a very positive experience. Here is their info:

    Den Besten Farm and Custom Slaughterhouse
    8 North Street
    Bridgewater, MA 02324
    (508) 697-6500

    $5 per chicken (killed, plucked, eviscerated, whole with no head or feet), $3 for the same if not eviscerated. Bring a cooler with ice; they will bag them for you but charge extra for that (don’t know what that costs because I didn’t opt for it.) If you want the feet, heads, hearts, gizzards and livers they will save those for you as well. You’ll need to make an appointment. Everyone shows up at 8am and I waited about 2 hours. This is their busy season and there was a steady stream of people with chickens, turkey, ducks and geese. They also process beef cattle, pigs, sheep, lamb and goats. Very nice people.


  2. almostalwayshome

    almostalwayshome In the Brooder

    Nov 19, 2011
    This is my first time posting here. Have you used Den Besten farm slaughterhouse for geese? Have you processed them at home? I want to process one of my geese for Thanksgiving and its too late for them to do it. does someone have a good "how to" site I could go to? We've only done chickens.

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