We finally did it. I hated too but it had to be done.

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by feather and mountain man, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. feather and mountain man

    feather and mountain man Corn fed Indiana farmgirl

    Jan 17, 2010
    We butchered the last 6 BA roosters yesterday. I wish they would have sold but we could not keep them. So we kept putting it off until yesterday when I walked outside and decided I was not spending anymore money on feeding them.

    DH said can we just start buying chicken at the store. [​IMG] He cut his fingers 3 times, when we were done he said all the blood on my apron is mine. He hates butchering chickens. He is willing to butcher anything else but he hates doing chickens. I simply said I appriciate your help but I did not expect it. He was very sweet to drop what he was doing to help.

    Then to top it all off we got unexpected company in the middle of butchering. SD and her Mom stopped in to visit. SD can't stomach butchering and got completely grossed out. She said you are ruining me on eating chicken ever again.

    DH's XW didn't care she is used to it. So she stood there talking with us like we always do.

    CALI CHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    Rio Linda, CA
    Yea for hubbies! [​IMG] I know I couldn't butcher without my husband making the kill cut...unless I was starving!
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Glad you completed the necessary task! [​IMG] And it always is great to have help! My gal and I dispatched 6 Cornish X that had grown to giant size in just 9 weeks. Went pretty well since there were two of us doing it.
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Well, next time SD may call before dropping by. [​IMG] Well done on the part of your husband. The Princess would NEVER help me butcher.

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