I didn't even cry!

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by jgervais, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. jgervais

    jgervais Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    *high five*
     
  3. RWD

    RWD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great job. That was a nice looking dish.
     
  4. Gmsg01

    Gmsg01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looking forward to taste testing our "extras" is a few weeks. Looks like you guys did a great job
     
  5. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Excellent post! Great job to you and the hubby!

    AND..... I wish you a speedy and healthy delivery!!! You're almost having a BABY! Now THAT'S exciting!!!! I can deal with processing a chicken now, but the thought of birthing a human.... [​IMG]

    Please keep us updated on your wee one!
     
  6. Afghantzi

    Afghantzi Out Of The Brooder

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    Kudos on the idea to use a traffic cone as a kill cone.. Very adaptive.
     
  7. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

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    [​IMG] Yay for you! Glad things went so well with your first one, usually you learn things from each session to make the next ones go even faster & easier. You might want to separate your "candidates" the night before, removing access to food before butchering. It makes for less chasing & catching right before they Cross The Road.

    This is my processing station, made from a reclaimed metal yard swing frame and 3 different materials used for cones:
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  8. Noymira

    Noymira Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! Posts like these help me believe I can really do this when the time comes!
     
  9. Josie360

    Josie360 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice. I like it. I need to get one of those set up. I like the recycled swing frame idea. I need to keep an eye out on Craigslist. Right now, I have a cone attached to a tree.
     
  10. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

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    We have bulk trash pick-up every week in our neighborhood, so I frequently find these frames set out. You may find them as the summer ends and people's yard furniture wears out. Try your local FreeCycle too, many folks may just throw these out rather than posting them on CL. But the cone-in-a-tree works well too, or along a fence. Just so it's raised up where you don't have to bend to do the work. I find it also helps to have those hooks between the cones. There I hang my scalded birds by their tied-together legs for easier plucking with two free hands.
     

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