Today is the day! City boy learns the dirty business.

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Czech's_chicks, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. Czech's_chicks

    Czech's_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2011
    Vista, CA
    The love of my life is going to get to roll up his sleeves and get the dirty end of the deal today. Today will be his first venture into dispatching. My Detroit boy has been able to get out of it so far, when my daughter taught her husband how it's done, but no luck this time. Two Muscovy drakes will make their way from the holding pen to the table. I know he'll do a great job, retired Marine aside, because he's starting to love this life (guess I rubbed off on him)
  2. RWD

    RWD Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2011
    Wartrace TN.
    You should at least start him on something easier to pluck and clean than a drake............
    Being from Detroit and a Marine, I would believe the dispatching would be the easy part.........
  3. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
    Thomson, GA
    Even I have a much harder time doing ducks than chickens, lol. Good luck to him. Tell us how it turns out.
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Tell him good luck, it gets easier each time you do it. [​IMG]
  5. Beekissed

    Beekissed Flock Master

    Pics would be great! [​IMG]
  6. Czech's_chicks

    Czech's_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2011
    Vista, CA
    Pics would have been incriminating!

    Rather than pluck, I skin the scovy, so that's what we did. We took the legs and breasted it out. I offered to show him the goods and where everything was, but I think he thought I looked mad because the last one flung back and sprayed me everywhere...Just got out of the shower and am human again.

    He thinks, with enough practice, he can have a duck processed pretty quick. Next will be a whole chicken all by hims lonesome [​IMG]

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