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fasttense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-22-11 06:50 AM
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11. It helps if you put two nails on the block
just far apart enough to get the chicken's head on one side and a nicely laid out neck on the other.

Here in east TN there is no one who will process chickens in a USDA certified slaughter house. If there was, I would be raising chickens for meat sales. So, we only raise enough for us to eat.

It's a difficult job to slaughter a chicken, especially if you pluck them and don't just skin them. I like the skin so between my husband and I we can slaughter, puck and clean 4 chickens in an hour.

A Mennonite friend of ours has one of those chicken pluckers which rally reduces their cleaning time.
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