scraper substitute for processing

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by FrenchHen, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    Does anyone have a homemade lung scraper? Is there a way to make one so I don't have to pay $30 plus shipping to get one?
    I'm only going to process 5 birds, so cost is an issue.
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2009
  2. kees

    kees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    If you're doing five birds, it's kind of economical to just use your hand if you're not squeamish.

    Suzy

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  3. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    I'll pass that on to Husband. [​IMG]
     
  4. agnes_day

    agnes_day Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    i used a fork! [​IMG]
     
  5. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I even ask what the lung scraper is? I'm picturing some very elaborate torture device... lol
     
  6. kees

    kees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    Quote:lol
     
  7. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    Evidently it's a useful little tool for cleaning out the chest cavity of a bird.
     
  8. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aaah. I see. lol. What a terrible name. Pass me the lung scraper please. Hahah.
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I always just use a SHARP, serrated butcher knife that is rounded rather than pointy on the end. I've also used an apple corer to scrape them out. What the heck, it works.
     
  10. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    We're into things working. If we go in for meat birds again in the future, I'll probably get the official tool.
    For five experiment birds, cheap is good!
     

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