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Making Chicken Sausage?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by bigredfeather, May 12, 2011.

  1. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the first year we have offered boneless/skinless breasts to our customers. We got a lot more orders then we anticipated we would. As a result of selling so many, we are going to have a abundance of leg quarters. I was thinking maybe we could try making some sausage from all these LQ. I know I have seen threads on here discussing making sausage, but in searching, could find anything, so......How do those of you that make it go about it? Do you add any fat? Do you use chicken fat or pork fat? Is there a quick method to boning out leg quarters? I have a grinder and a stuffer. Anything you can tell me will be helpful.

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  2. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering the same thing [​IMG]
     
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  4. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Steve. I knew I saw the pic of that big ol' pile of sausage before, but I couldn't find it.
     
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  6. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I emailed my library and they are going to have that book for me in a few days. Thanks again Steve.
     
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  8. EMAW

    EMAW Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can also use the chicken for snack sticks...I use the meat from my wild geese and ducks in the fall to make some awesome snack sticks. I do add some pork fat, for us it is to dry otherwise. I also cheat and use one of the kits you can buy at the outdoor stores (Cabelas or Bass Pro).

    Steve thanks for the link back to all the great recipes, I have some wild boar that I need to make into some sausage.

    Scott
     
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    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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  10. KenK

    KenK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just as an alternate idea; one of my goals is to have chickens ready to butcher at the same time my garden is peaking so I can make and can several gallons of Brunswick stew.
     

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