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nw ohio processors???

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by bmchicken, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. bmchicken

    bmchicken New Egg

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    I am looking for a processor in northwest Ohio. I have 37 broilers that will be ready in 4 weeks. the state processor i use has raised his price to over $4 a bird. Does anybody know anyone???
     
  2. sonofabish1

    sonofabish1 Out Of The Brooder

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    My guy is near xxxx, OH - about an hour drive for you. He charges $2 a bird. However you want them, whole or cut up. You bring bags, coolers, ice, etc. and he butchers them while you wait. It's a pretty backwoods operation - nothing very professional about it. I don't know him enough to know if he's open to doing business with "strangers" - my brother's father-in-law knew him so that was my in...
     
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  3. bmchicken

    bmchicken New Egg

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    Thanks for the info but I would prefer a state inspected processor.
     
  4. sonofabish1

    sonofabish1 Out Of The Brooder

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    In that case $4 a bird sounds cheap. Down my way (towards central OH) they run about $5 a bird. I will note that during fair season he travels to all the county fairs and does chickens there. Maybe he is inspected?? Not sure, doesn't really bother me...
     
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