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

  1. Guccibirds423

    Guccibirds423 Chirping

    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 Songster

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    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! Songster

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    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 Crowing

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