how to locate poultry butcher in Indiana

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  1. henspa4fun

    henspa4fun New Egg

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    I have experience culling my birds, but we recently moved more suburban than rural, and I don't think the neighbors would appreciate butchering in their back yards. I tried some internet searches including the IN poultry association which had a recommendation for your site. I purchase my organic feed 90 miles away, I am hoping to find someplace closer that could process same day then I don't have to return later for pick=up. We are north east IN. Can anyone recommend how to locate a poultry processing facility?
     
  2. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

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    [​IMG] If you were looking for a good excuse to not have to process your own chickens, I'm about to spoil your fun. [​IMG]

    There's really no reason why you cannot process chickens even in a suburban setting, it doesn't create a lot of noise or smell that would concern your neighbors. Unless they're the extremely nosey type there's no reason why they should even know what you're doing. Or you could do some/all of the work indoors, other folks have described how they've done it that way.
     
  3. jemmasgrandma

    jemmasgrandma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    had some processed in November - $1.75 per bird -

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    Martin's Chicken Butchering,
    24454 County Road 142
    Goshen, IN 46526-7232

    (574) 831-6267
     
  4. jemmasgrandma

    jemmasgrandma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there's also Pletchers Poultry Processing 66786 County Road 17
    Goshen, IN 46526-9216
    (574) 831-2329

    I've never used them but they are cheaper than Martins

    Do you get your Organic feed at Honeyville Feed in Topeka?? That's were we get ours.
     
  5. Vanderfelt

    Vanderfelt Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome! I get my feed in Topeka as well!
     
  6. hennyjenn

    hennyjenn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops, sorry, just noticed you said north EAST Indiana. This info won't be of much help for you.

    This Old Farm in Colfax processes birds. Also, if you are close to Lafayette, Buckles carries organic feed.
     
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2011
  7. BirchHatchery

    BirchHatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    updated this old add wondering if anyone No of a place to get chickens/turkeys butcherd around Fortwayne Decatur Indiana area?
     
  8. the little k

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    Where in Colfax, Indiana does chicken processing occur? I've been looking since Beck's chicken picken establishment folded many years ago. W.Lafayette,IN [email protected]
     
  9. the little k

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    Where in Colfax, IN is the location/address/phone# of the chicken processor? [email protected]
     
  10. BirchHatchery

    BirchHatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and one around the fort wayne Indiana area?
     

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