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Killing and Cleaning a Chicken

Yesterday a friend called and asked for some help with their chickens.  Although they have been raising chickens for eggs for a few months, they had never butchered one.  My wife and I went over and my wife showed them how, while I took pictures.  So we though a post on how to kill and clean chickens was appropriate for today

It is really pretty simple.  First, make sure you have a sharp ax and a good chopping block.  Catch the chicken.  At this point, we like to tie their feet so they are easy to hang after they are dispatched. …

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