Processed out first home grown Cornish Cross

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  1. cackle

    cackle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We had a 7 week old cornish down in the legs so we decided to go ahead and process him. He weighted out at about 4 pound 4 ounces and it took us about 15 minutes after setup to process him.

    We had the water around 140 degrees and redunked once to get the rest of the pen feathers. This go round we use a big canner but that is not going to work when processing 20+.

    He is now sitting in the fridge and will go to freezer camp soon.


    Susan
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Yummy! I just ordered my first meaties and they should be arriving tomorrow. I'm hoping it's a positive experience!
     
  3. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

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    Quote:Let us know how he tasted when you eat him. We will be processing our first meaties in about 3 weeks. [​IMG]
     
  4. NC chicken man

    NC chicken man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good going Susan I would help but for the next two weeks we will be processing turkeys good luck.
    Aaron
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Good job!
     
  6. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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  7. cackle

    cackle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Aaron,

    Maybe we can sneak the chickens in and you will never notice.

    Susan
     
  8. NC chicken man

    NC chicken man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Aaron,

    Maybe we can sneak the chickens in and you will never notice.

    Susan

    Susan I talked to Ms.Jane and told her we would help yall process yalls chickens saturday before we start on turkeys.

    Aaron
     

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