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Peet's Poultry Processing

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by marko15, Mar 19, 2007.

  1. marko15

    marko15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello All, I'm new to backyard chickens , but just wanted to let you know that I am starting a poultry processing business (shooting for May 1)in North Central Pennsylvania (Tioga County) I will be processing at my house and I will also be going mobile. If you or anyone you know are interested , please email me your name and address and I will send you out a pricelist.
     
  2. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I wish you were in California.
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  3. marko15

    marko15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I guess this try at the poultry processing business is not going to get off of the ground. I ran out of money for startup costs and there is none coming in and there are too many roadblocks for me , so I'm taking it from the Lord that he doesn't want me to pursue this at this time but maybe at a later time. [​IMG]
     
  4. blue90292

    blue90292 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i wish there was someone like you here in houston. i'm sure there is, but i have't found them yet. [​IMG]
     
  5. marko15

    marko15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I butchered 65 chickens yesterday, The first 8 were like small turkeys , I guessing is the 12-15 lb range, they had at least an inch or more of fat between the skin and the meat, then I did 16 more small ones between 9-12 weeks old, that went better, then later in the afternoon I did about 41 that were arounfd 9 weeks old (just the right size) and that was a breeze compared to the morning birds. My Whizbang plucker can really pluck them birds and I'm glad I have it!![​IMG]
     
  6. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    Wow, what an enterprising idea to go mobile with a business like that! I would certainly make use of it and raise meat birds. Too bad you're not near here.
    Best of luck!!
     
  7. ml

    ml Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree wish some one was near me like you. Sure things will pick up for you the want is more then you relize.
    ML
     

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