Good Dispatching and Butchering Videos

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Country Dreamin', Jan 29, 2011.

  1. Country Dreamin'

    Country Dreamin' Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All,

    I am looking for some good demo videos on humane dispatch and butchering. I would prefer not to just do a YouTube search because who knows what is posted and i dont want to accidentally watch some chicken torturing video!

    Thanks!
     
  2. Linkoso

    Linkoso Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I got videos and pics on my website. Scroll down and you'll find the vid (It shows how I dispatch/cull a roo/hen, very quick death). It's the first vid (The gruesome videos below are not mine, I have just borrowed them to show people how horrible it can be in some industries [​IMG] )

    I also have descriptions of how I clean/gut the birds (pictures and text over the vid) ... The problem is that's on Swedish. =/
    But if you want, you can try using google translate [​IMG] But be prepared, google translate doesn't always translate so good... [​IMG]

    Link: http://honsitrunsby.webs.com/slakt.htm
     
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  3. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried skinning a pullet once and i could NOT get the stupid feathers off the skinless meat. I soaked it in brine, rinsed it, and just couldnt get them off. WTH?!
     
  4. Linkoso

    Linkoso Chillin' With My Peeps

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    *confused* [​IMG]


    "feathers off the ---> skinless meat <----" whut? ... o_O Feathers don't grow in the meat? Or are I misunderstanding you? [​IMG]
     
  5. DelcoChix

    DelcoChix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, don't know if this will be of any help, but thought I'd throw it out in case it might...short story (I'll try) is we had nine 'leftover' meaties after my dd's fair projects went to the auction--happened to meet the owner of "CCONLY/EZPlucker" last summer and he ended up coming to my house in September and butchered/plucked our nine, along with some friends extras (27 total)--he needed a video of their latest plucker and we weren't too far from him, so my dh video-ed the process for him. Again, don't know if it will help as it's geared towards promoting his product, but it does show the process and might give you some ideas...plus I can promise it isn't a site you have to worry about!
    http://cconly.com/video_4_ezplucker
    Scroll down to the second video for "EZPLUCKER EZ-151." That's our backyard...well, behind the barn...but the old tractor is gone (Thanks craigslist).
    Good luck!
    Dawn
     
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  6. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Seems to me that the kill cone is the most 'humane' way to dispatch. This is the basic process, there are more from this place that go through the rest of it.

     
  7. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    This is one of the best Ive seen.

     
  8. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

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    Yep, I like that video too. It shows an easy way to skin the birds, and even if you prefer to pluck you can learn a lot from watching their method of gutting. Chicken fruit, I know what you mean about the feathers on a skinned bird. The fluff & chaff from the feathers seems to stick on the glutinous surface of the skinned birds, and are difficult to take off. One more reason why I prefer to pluck, even though I do it by hand. I find it to be one of the easier parts of the process.

    Here's a great website, http://www.HowToButcherAChicken.com
     

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