Humane dispatching tool

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by FutureChickenMan, Nov 5, 2007.

  1. FutureChickenMan

    FutureChickenMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Man, I've never seen one like this, probably the least nasty method I've seen so far.

    Warning: bird put to death with this tool in this video, don't watch if you're squeemish.

    http://www.birddispatcher.co.uk/video.htm
     
  2. eggzettera

    eggzettera Chillin' With My Peeps

    WOW - so easy even I could to that....now just to mentally get over it to the point so I could ACTUALLY do it and have my stomache ACCEPT it.....the bird still needs to "bleed" out though right?
     
  3. FutureChickenMan

    FutureChickenMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah, it'd still have to bleed out. But at least this way the chicken isn't going through the stress of being in a cone or the thing nobody likes, the hopping around on the ground with no head and blood spurting everywhere.

    It's the most "humane" way to kill them that I've seen thus far and I think I've heard of just about every method.

    Wring their necks.
    Chop off head.
    Cut throat with bird in cone.
    Electrocution.
    Dull axe to break neck.
    Wall mount dispatcher (break neck).
    Suffocation.
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Wow, thats one expensive tool! I think I'll stick with my knife....
     
  5. suburbanhomesteader

    suburbanhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have seen that before; I read that it takes a fair amount of hand strength to be swift in the killing. Do you suppose that is correct?

    I am glad to know of the 3rd eyelid proof of death; I did not know that.
     
  6. debashan

    debashan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm glad my chix are pets.
     
  7. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Oh My God.

    That video was nasty. So sterile and mechanical.

    It does look effective.

    I'd buy it.

    The flapping around of a headless chicken doesn't bother me.
     
  8. FutureChickenMan

    FutureChickenMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I imagine it would take some hand strength depending on the bird you're dealing with.
     
  9. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Is is availabe in the US. I will probably just stick with the handy dandy nife.
     
  10. suburbanhomesteader

    suburbanhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Debashan, my hens are pets, and Bobo will hopefully die of old age after a long, fruitful life. The Cornish Xs I'm raising have, thankfully, few redeeming personality qualities, which will make the dispatching a little easier for me.

    Also, don't forget that you are in the MEAT BIRDS section, so please don't be too offended by the discussions here!
     

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