Why bleed them out?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Ravishaw, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. Ravishaw

    Ravishaw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2010
    I have read about a few different ways of killing the animals, and so far I get caught up on the actual cutting the throat part to bleed the animal out. And I wonder if someone could spell out they why's, and why nots if you don't bleed them out.

    I did find a jewish link to read, basically jewish law prohibits consumption of blood.

    any other takers?
  2. Ibicella

    Ibicella Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 13, 2009
    Everett, WA
    You'll want to bleed them out because it's better for the meat. It tends to go rancid quick. Plus it makes things less messy than they already are.
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    It also improves the flavor to bleed them well. Also the appearance; avoids those dark stringy things that are blood filled arteries and veins.
  4. Ravishaw

    Ravishaw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2010
    I think I should take your advice flock mistress... 6800 posts and counting.
  5. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    Blood spoils quicker than the muscle tissue. Also there is the fact that it makes your meat more presentable. If you are going to do it, do it right.

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