Silkie Processing Video - WARNING

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by PurpleChicken, Nov 25, 2008.

  1. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    OK, for those of you who are curious my producer made a video
    of me slaughtering and plucking a silkie. It has been made in a
    comical way. IT IS GRAPHIC!!!

    IF YOU ARE SENSITIVE DON'T WATCH IT. IF YOU HAVE NO SENSE
    OF HUMOR DON'T WATCH IT. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS DON'T
    WATCH IT!!! I DO NOT WANT THE MODERATORS TO BE BOTHERED
    FOR MY THREAD. THIS IS IN THE MEAT BIRD SECTION AND CONFORMS
    TO BYC RULES.

    THIS IS YOUR FINAL WARNING.

    http://s17.photobucket.com/albums/b74/abby200/?action=view&current=silkies.flv
     
  2. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    I was wondering how hot that water has to be to get those feathers out like they did?

    Seems like you didn't have the bird in there for too long and the feathers really came out, rather well.


    This is coming from someone who has not processed a silkie or any other critter for that matter.

    Things that make you go...hmmm....


    me,
    g
     
  3. portlandpeeps

    portlandpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! I've never processed anything either. My grandmother used to process and said there's truth to the statement "running around like a chicken with it's head cut off" It looks like she was right about that.
     
  4. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Chickens sort of jump around once you chop the heads off. It's a strange
    thing.


    Maple, the water was 160 degrees. Silkie feathers come of very easy
    compared to standards.




    Just for the record, while we appear heartless in the video, we had
    slaughtered 25 birds before that and had numbed ourselves up.
    Sometimes the laughter and silliness make dealing with the act of
    swinging the hatchet easier. It's a wierd thing.
     
  5. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    whew. i am surprised at how long it flapped after the head was cut off. i kept expecting it to stop, but it just went on, didn't it!?

    a very educational video.
     
  6. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    gotcha purple dude.

    so you won't mind coming here and culling 8 of mine then, huh?


    me,
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  7. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    PC, can you post a video showing how to eviscerate a bird?

    Actually, watching you do that makes it a lot easier to think about doing it myself.
     
  8. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Quote:This is something I would be VERY interested in, as well. I have not been able to find anyone to process birds for me and really want to raise meat birds. I have ALMOST convinced myself I could do it but am terrified I would "ruin" it somehow trying to take the insides out right.
     
  9. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    [​IMG] DD is mortified.... mostly because I can't stop laughing [​IMG]
     
  10. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Hamilton C. FL
    Good video pc, I whatched it yesterday on the youtube acount lol
     

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