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Butchering and canning some chickens?

12 years ago

Mcmurray Hatchery sent me a batch of the wrong chickens! They are jumbo Cornish X meat Pullets, fat blobs! I'm going to try to sell them on Craig's List but assuming I can't, I have 25 Pullets that I need to butcher and can pretty soon. It's obvious they can't tolerate the heat much longer. They are 4 weeks old, about 2-3 lbs. I've never seen anything like them!

I could use any and all advice on processing these poor girls, I've never done this before. I cut up whole chicken to cook but have never butchered a live one, removed the feathers, bled or gutted it. Much less done ten of them!

The hatchery is being fantastic, sending me new chicks at no charge. Wish I'd figured this out sooner though, these girls are eating machines!

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