Terrible quetion, but....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FaithAnn, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. FaithAnn

    FaithAnn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the best way to cull a chick? I am faced with having to do this for the first time and I want to know the best way.
     
  2. sneaton1

    sneaton1 Out Of The Brooder

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    how old?
     
  3. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Many people use the decapitation with sharp shears method.

    You could also use engine starter fluid (ether) placing the chick in a sealed container with an ether soaked rag.
     
  4. sneaton1

    sneaton1 Out Of The Brooder

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    my grandpa used to grab them by the head and shake his hand in a circle to break their neck
     
  5. FaithAnn

    FaithAnn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its 2 days old.
     
  6. slackwater

    slackwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can use a pair of strong scissors and simply cut the neck. Some people will place it in a paper towel to absorb any blood. Quick and merciful death.
     

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