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Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Guccibirds423, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. Guccibirds423

    Guccibirds423 Chillin' With My Peeps

    So today I butchered a chicken. I am new to the whole process, When I was gutting him it seems his breast and stuff was slimy, had a clear lim coating like. Is this normal?
  2. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2009
    Somerville, AL
    If you mean between the skin and the meat, yes its normal. some type of connective tissue I think.
  3. Life is Good!

    Life is Good! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2011
    suburbia Chicagoland
    Yes, it's normal. It's a connective tissue found in all mammals - helps hold the skin to the meat. I find that when I skin the birds, during the rinsing process, it tends to 'gather' in the folds - armpits and hip-joints - so it's easier to rinse/remove at that point during the final rinse.

    Congrads on your success! Let the meat rest in the fridge for 2 or 3 days, then you'll have yourself the best chicken dinner you can even imagine!
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas

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