Processed my first X today. Daughter helped... :)

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Eznet2u, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. Eznet2u

    Eznet2u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so proud of her...She picked the chicken to be processed. She carried it to me.
    She held it while I tied it up. She said a prayer of Thanksgiving. She helped with the
    plucking. She did all of the clean up.[​IMG] I'm a proud Papa... [​IMG]

    I asked her several times if she wanted to be there when I "Did the deed". She said yes,
    but she would not watch the actual cutting of the chicken's throat. She was very instrumental
    in the whole operation.

    Please take into account that she is only 15 years old, she was a natural.

    On a side note...While removing the innards...I squeezed the Gizzard a little too much as
    I pulled it out...My hand slipped...and the Gizzard emptied it's contents in a very violent
    manner...[​IMG] All over my daughter...[​IMG] I was very shocked at her reaction...
    She started laughing, then helped finish up the bird. After the bird was clean, she took a
    quick shower.


    I love that little girl. [​IMG]

    Tomorrow we will do it all over again. Hopefully without the Gizzard Shower this time.
     
  2. Eznet2u

    Eznet2u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another side note...The bird dressed out to 5.5lbs @ 8 weeks. [​IMG]
     
  3. WalkingWolf1

    WalkingWolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations -- It is always nice to hear stories of our young ones participating in activities such as these. Best of luck on your tomorrow journey.
     
  4. booker81

    booker81 Redneck Tech Girl

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    Wooo!!!! Good job dad!!
     
  5. Eznet2u

    Eznet2u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Second one down. She did a lot more of the cleaning than yesterday. We skinned this one and it took longer than the first one.
    We will pluck them from now on...

    I got her again with a little Gizzard juice...I don't know what I'm doing wrong. [​IMG]

    At least this time she didn't have to take a shower. [​IMG]
     
  6. ThatChick

    ThatChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome!! That fried chicken looks delicious [​IMG]!
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    You should be proud. Pretty soon she will be doing it for you. It is so wonderful for kids to know how to take care of animals if the need should ever arrive. Well done. :clap
     
  8. Daddas1Punkin

    Daddas1Punkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea... He got me again. [​IMG] And yes, again I just laughed. [​IMG] THANK GOODNESS this bird didn't drink so much!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. cva34

    cva34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go GIRL Go cva34
     
  10. Daddas1Punkin

    Daddas1Punkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, and BTW; I LOVE YOU MORE!!! [​IMG]
     

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