When should I remove feed before processing?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by BobcatKen, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. BobcatKen

    BobcatKen Out Of The Brooder

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    This weekend I am planning to process some chickens. When should I remove the feeders from the pens? Night before? Couple hours? Day before? I'm trying to search for this info here but I'm not doing a very good job of finding it. thanks in advance.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    12 hors or the night before should be fine.
     
  3. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Overrun With Chickens

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    CT
    You should remove their food 12-24 hours before you plan to process them.
     
  4. BobcatKen

    BobcatKen Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. They are having their last meal tonight.
     

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