I did it all by my self!

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by aussieheelr, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Songster

    Yesterday butchered my first chicken! 15 wk old BR roo. DH was out doctoring our bull and I took a deep breath and conquered it!

    Everyone told me to just skin it, takes to long to pluck. I plucked, stuborn that way. It took a while but hey 1 bird I think it is worth the time and kind of fun to make sure I got every last one. Sittin in brine right now, I bet he'll be yummy.
     

  2. cassie

    cassie Crowing

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    Good for you!! I ended up butchering a Cornish X because my brother and hubby were out of town and the chicken wasn't going to make it to the scheduled butchering day. He was having leg problems and couldn't walk. I am the world's biggest wuss, but I managed. I found it helps if you just do it and don't think about it.
     

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