Pin feathers

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by flitter, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. flitter

    flitter Chillin' With My Peeps

    What is the best way to remove pin feathers after the butchering is complete?
  2. TDM

    TDM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:A pinning knife works well for chickens. I have even used needle nosed pliers on occasion.
  3. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    New England
    I use a butter knife or some sort of easy to handle blunt knife. For really annoying feathers that still won't come out, I put it in the fridge for a day and then kind of shave against the grain with the butter knife and they're a little easier after resting.
  4. flitter

    flitter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you both.

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