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Re: Backyard Chickens
« Reply #45 on: November 06, 2021, 06:55:19 pm »
This last July we bought 3 more chicks. It turned out one of them was a rooster. I killed and cleaned him this morning. We will likely eat him tonight. While I have commonly bought and prepared whole chickens from the store, this was my first time slaughtering and cleaning a chicken from the living stage. I did not save the heart, liver, neck, testicles or other things that people eat.

The strangest part was that my daughter had been quite distraught over the last several weeks whenever I mentioned that we would eat him, but today when I told her that it was done, she took it extremely well and wanted to see the chicken's heart. She even wants to eat him. For her the anticipation is far worse than the actual thing.
 
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