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The Meat Bird Processor List -- Professional & Amateur

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Sunny Side Up, Aug 17, 2009.

  1. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

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    Let's use this thread to list processors you know, use, recommend, or not. That way there will be one place where folks can look to see if there is someone near enough to take their birds for processing.

    You can also list yourself if you do processing for a fee or rent equipment.

    And especially list yourself if you're willing to help a BYCer learn how to do processing themselves!
     
  2. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

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    I'll start: I'm in western West Palm Beach, FL, and willing to show BYC members how to learn processing by themselves. It's the way I learned and I'm glad to pass along the favor. You're welcome to come watch/help the next time I process here. I do a lot of standard-bred and home-hatched mixed-breed roosters and usually have some to do each month. I'm also willing to travel to you and help you set up to do your own at your place. If it's far away you'll have to buy lunch for my van.
     
  3. Milliemay

    Milliemay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone in southwest Wisconsin, (I am south of LaCrosse, WI) I would be glad to do the "buddy processing", or I can give the names of Amish neighbors you can hire. Great idea! [​IMG]
     
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  4. bja105

    bja105 Out Of The Brooder

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    My neighbor butchers chickens and bags them for $2.50 per bird.
    David Gingerich
    814-256-3455, leave a message.

    He is in Ringgold, PA (15770).
    Ringgold is near Dayton, New Bethlehem, Punxsutawney, and Brookville.
    Its about 1.5 to 2 hours north of Pittsburgh.
     
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  5. I'M On Island Time

    I'M On Island Time Out Of The Brooder

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    Galloway Processing in Sterling, IL (about 53 miles west of DeKalb right of I-88).

    815.626.0305

    You need to make an appointment because it seems they have days they only do poultry, and days they only do other types of livestock.
     
  6. hunter58

    hunter58 Out Of The Brooder

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    any place in north Georgia ?????
     
  7. lostsoulhelpmejebus

    lostsoulhelpmejebus Incubating Fool

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    I'M On Island Time :

    Galloway Processing in Sterling, IL (about 53 miles west of DeKalb right of I-88).

    815.626.0305

    You need to make an appointment because it seems they have days they only do poultry, and days they only do other types of livestock.

    Sweet! The closest I could find was Arthur, according to mapquest that would be 2 hours 47 minutes, 102 miles and the shortest distance. Looks like Sterling would be closer to me. Thanks for the info!!!

    Edited to add: Central IL Poultry Processing, 119 N County Road Oooe, Arthur, IL 61911 (217) 543-2937​
     
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  8. misspennyloise

    misspennyloise Out Of The Brooder

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    For northern Ohio or south eastern Michigan: I am from Toledo

    Kastel's Slaughter House
    8927 Tagsold Hwy
    Riga , Michigan (this is close to Blissfield) 517-486-2369
    M W F 7am-5pm
    TU TH 7am-6pm
    Sat. 8am-12 pm
    Sunday closed

    They do a wonderful job $2.00/bird cleaned, neck whole, bagged,
    I will use them again if we don't have the time to do

    Hope this helps
     

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