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Chicken killing checklist

Chicken killing bucket

The mean rooster has finally bitten the dust.  Graphic photo ahead --- beware!

After our last chicken-slaughtering day, Jan pointed me to a very useful chicken butchering blog.  Rather than re-creating that fine how-to guide, I'll just mention a few things we've found to facilitate the process.

First, it's well worth taking a little extra time to get all of your materials together before you start.  Here's my minimal checklist (which of course would be larger if I was doing dozens of chickens at a time).  Read more and re-enter the food chain....



Read other posts about killing and eating your own chickens:



Our chicken innovations have also included a homemade chicken waterer.



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