How long before gutting?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by geeky_farmer, May 25, 2011.

  1. geeky_farmer

    geeky_farmer In the Brooder

    Mar 3, 2011
    So yesterday I was wondering how long is OK between killing and gutting.

    We did them strictly one at a time, but how long could I leave one in the cone?

    Does it make a diffrence on plucking speed?

    So if it takes 20 minutes from kill to gut is that to long? Trying to think of ways to streamline my process.
  2. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    Perfectly fine timeline. I would be concerned if it were hours. You want to chill the bird quickly once it is dead.

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