Killing, Plucking, Eviscerating, & Cutting Up Your Chicken - Graphic!

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by frugal, Dec 1, 2008.

  1. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I see several people asked for this to be stickied. We have a "how to butcher" sticky at the top of this forum and this link was added in the first post of that sticky thread.
     
  2. andorraclaim

    andorraclaim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Duplicate post. Doh!
     
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  3. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

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    Thank You!!!! I am soooo saving this post. Nifty, can we sticky it? Oops....I see it....
     
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  4. erinm

    erinm Posting For A change

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    i am thinking about meat birds in the spring. WoW great post~! That is going to be printed so I can keep reviewing! ErinM
     
  5. redhead83402

    redhead83402 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    absolutely EXCELLENT!! Thank you for the awesome pics!! I have processed many a chicken ( we just helped a friend do 21 Sat.) but I had no idea about those glands in the tail. The birds we processed are now 4 days old ~ is it too late to go back & trim the glands? ( they have been frozen) or has the damage been done in freezing them with the glands still in?

    Thanks again for such a ffantasticccc visual! And welcome to BYC!!!! You're a HIT! (Can I have your autograph?? [​IMG] )

    ~Red
     
  6. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Great post Frugal. Thank you.
     
  7. frugal

    frugal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If you just clip the tail off before you cook your birds they'll be fine.

    Thanks for the kind words.
     
  8. Clay In Iowa

    Clay In Iowa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for posting. I'll be a real asset when I need to process. [​IMG]
     
  9. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Frugal--absolutely amazing tutorial!! And now, as if that weren't enough--I'm asking for more... [​IMG]. Could you show us pictures of your setup and tools? I recently had a bad experience with my butcher, and now want to set up a processing lab here at home. Layout, tools, techniques, how many people would be best, etc.

    Inquiring minds want to know.

    Again, amazing! Thanks!
     
  10. CrimsonRose

    CrimsonRose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much for such detailed info and pics!!!
     

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