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Meat birds

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by brendaB, Dec 2, 2014.

  1. brendaB

    brendaB Hatching

    Apr 13, 2010
    What equipment do I need to process my meat birds?
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging 7 Years

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Extremely sharp knives.
    a killing cone helps, you can make one
    a table that you can wash
    a means of scalding the bird, I usually use 5 gallon buckets (water at 145-150F)
    extremely sharp knife
    a bucket or box for the feathers, a bucket for the guts
    a hose or outdoor sink to rinse the bird inside and out
    a cooler for the meat
    a bowl for the liver, heart, gizzard
    vacuum sealing equipment is preferred for freezing

    did I say very sharp knife?
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2014
  3. DLCShark

    DLCShark Chirping

    Mar 18, 2014
    I don't think you mentioned a sharp knife...sharp knife X2! Makes life easier. A helper(extra set of hands) is always nice as well.

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