Help With Slaughter! Desperate! He's dead now, Sankyoo

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Rin, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. Rin

    Rin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have roo strung up, was prepared to snip his artery as suggested... can't find it... snipped off his feathers... completely shaved his beard... what am I looking for? The poor guy is hanging upside down waiting for me to figure this out! I tried just /snipping/ at the esophagus and it barely knicked his skin he only bled a little... like a paper cut [​IMG]'

    And when I google nothing comes up like maybe a picture of the skin where it's located? I don't like prolonging his suffering like this!
     
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  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Just snip the whole thing. If you can't find his artery, you need to just cut the whole thing, rather than "looking" for it.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Ahhh! i dont know...
    Heres a bump though..
     
  4. Rin

    Rin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:ON IT BETTER THAN NOTHING
     
  5. poultryhaven

    poultryhaven Addicted to Seramas!

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    I would just cut the whole thing.. Thats what I do. Just make sure your item is sharp.
     
  6. Keara

    Keara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    feel for his Jaw, slice just below the jaw on each side. Making two slices so as to avoid cutting his esophagus. But if you cut the esophagus no worries.... this is your first time. Make sure your knife is really sharp. And watch out if you don't have him in a cone those wings are going to flap. Take a deap breath... that frist time is tough I know... I'm thinking of you!
     
  7. Show Me Chick

    Show Me Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm coming over for dinner! [​IMG]
     
  8. Oven Ready

    Oven Ready Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hopefully, I'm too late and you're done already, but we just chop the whole head off with one blow then hang them up to bleed.
    Prior to the chopping it's a pulled neck, by which time they are dead (or at least completely unresponsive) anyways, but the head off bit makes it certain.

    They'll flap even without the head on.
     
  9. Rin

    Rin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whoever said it gets easier is a liar. This is the second try and it was just as aweful as the first - I bought brand new poultry shears thinking they could do it but no. [​IMG] They couldn't.
     
  10. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:[​IMG] I'm sorry it didn't go well. I have only used shears on chicks, and a hatchet or axe on adults... [​IMG]
     

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