Where can I buy a kill cone?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Dundee, Nov 21, 2015.

  1. Dundee

    Dundee In the Brooder

    Jul 26, 2015
    Desert Hills, AZ
    I've been to the local feed stores and I can't seem to find a kill cone for my 30 + lbs turkey. I was thinking of making one but with his weight I'll have to do some welding to make it sturdy enough. I've looked online but I'd rather buy it in person so I can investigate if it'd be strong enough. Any thoughts on where I should go?
  2. Free Spirit

    Free Spirit The Chiarian

    Oct 21, 2015
    We cut the corner out of a 50lb feed bag. Slipped the bag over their bodies with their head through the hole in the corner. Then hung them by their feet. It was easier than it sounds. So if you can't find what your looking for you may want to give that a try.
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  3. Weehopper

    Weehopper Songster

    Feb 26, 2015
    I just checked Amazon for poultry processing equipment. They have them. The bag idea would be cheaper though.
  4. We just got done killing our turkey. With ideas from other BYC members I cut a hole in the corner of a trash bag. (It was kitchen size.) Put the head and neck through then wrapped it around and tied it where the legs began. I hung the turkey with twine by the feet. It worked very well. We didn't get beat by the wings and with a super sharp blade this time we a very quick kill.
  5. 5Sons Coop

    5Sons Coop Songster

    Nov 20, 2015
    Cold winters
    I have a tin kill cone and it wasn't big enough for jumbo boilers so I have a metal stand that holds 4 large rubber orange hi way cones. There is a knife holder on the side. It works great. My wife and I butchered 36 in a long Saturday.

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