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processing / butchering Chickens

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by SallyinIndiana, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. SallyinIndiana

    SallyinIndiana Overrun With Chickens

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    I want to get some chickens to raise as meat. However I would like to pay to have them butchered and processed. Does anyone know of a processing place in central Indiana?
     
  2. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Butchering is not a big deal. Start small--I did 8, then 19. The fast growing Cornish are not really that loveable, and going to die of heart failure or such anyhow. I did a few of the bigger ones, and a few more days or a week later. I plan on 3 batches of 20 or so next season, butchering 10 a day. It is all part of a independent and cheapscate lifestyle.
     
  3. SallyinIndiana

    SallyinIndiana Overrun With Chickens

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    I appreciate that you can do it, but I can not. If you lived closer I would gladly bring my birds to you when they were ready. I have tried to clean a chicken and I don't have the stomach or nose for it. However raising them is fun and I would like to get fresh meat. I really hope someone out there can help me find a place or farm that will do the killing and butchering part.
     
  4. Buster52

    Buster52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. SallyinIndiana

    SallyinIndiana Overrun With Chickens

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