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I didn't take the lungs out

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by dianabauman, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. dianabauman

    dianabauman Hatching

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    I just processed my first chickens yesterday. I culled 9 chickens and after reviewing some sites today, realized I did not remove the lungs. I've already frozen the birds. Is this going to effect them in any way? Can I remove them one by one as I defrost them to use?

    Thanks so much,

    Newbie in training!
     

  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
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    Honestly the lungs wont hurt anything ... I have never removed them and the only thing ive noticed is if im boiling the meat sthe lung material will float to the top i just skim it off and go...
     
  3. dianabauman

    dianabauman Hatching

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    Thank you for your reply, I feel SO much better!!
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Quote:2 x [​IMG] No harm in it. If you do find some while thawing, just pull them out or if you dont mind it, cook it with the chicken, well done. After it is cooled, you can either feed it to your cats or dogs or some folks consider it as a deliciaty.
     

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