The Life of a Chicken
Download
1 / 15

the life of a chicken on the dale family farm by adam - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 217 Views
  • Uploaded on

The Life of a Chicken on the Dale Family Farm By Adam. I was interested in chickens because one of my friends in Protection raises chickens at her farm called Dale Family Farms. I butchered chickens once there. Butchering means taking a live chicken and making it good to eat.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'the life of a chicken on the dale family farm by adam' - betty_james


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Slide1 l.jpg

The Life of a Chicken

on the

Dale Family Farm

By Adam


Slide2 l.jpg

I was interested in chickens because one of my friends in Protection raises chickens at her farm called Dale Family Farms. I butchered chickens once there. Butchering means taking a live chicken and making it good to eat.


Slide3 l.jpg

I will use this information so I can learn to raise, butcher, and take care of chicks. I wish I could have chicks.


Slide4 l.jpg

First Kurt and Andi ordered baby chicks. Some of them were for laying eggs and some of them were for butchering. They watched the chicks grow into adult chickens.


Slide5 l.jpg

Kurt and Andi’s hens are for laying eggs and some of them were for butchering. They watched the chicks grow into adult chickens.free-range. That means the chickens are allowed outside the hen house during the day. They eat bugs and other stuff they find on the farm. The broilers (raised for the meat) are in pens to protect them from predators.


Slide6 l.jpg

Kurt and Andi didn’t want to have for laying eggs and some of them were for butchering. They watched the chicks grow into adult chickens.roosters (a male chicken) because most roosters fight a lot. So, the eggs that their hens (a female chicken) laid were not going to hatch into a baby chick. Their eggs are for eating. YUM!


Slide7 l.jpg

On butchering day we started at 6:30 in the morning. The first step of the job is to lock up the chickens we are going to butcher into cages.


Slide8 l.jpg

Next, Kurt put the chickens into cones and slit their necks so they would not run around wild. I thought butchering chickens would be very frantic and crazy, but it was very calm and interesting.


Slide9 l.jpg

Then they put the dead chickens into something called a so they would not run around wild. I thought butchering chickens would be very frantic and crazy, but it was very calm and interesting.scald pot. A scald pot is a big pot with very hot water. This loosens the feathers so they can pluck them.


Slide10 l.jpg

After that Kurt put two chickens into a so they would not run around wild. I thought butchering chickens would be very frantic and crazy, but it was very calm and interesting.chicken plucker that he made. The chicken plucker plucks the feathers so they don’t have to do it by hand.


Slide11 l.jpg

Kurt puts the chicken on a table where Andi so they would not run around wild. I thought butchering chickens would be very frantic and crazy, but it was very calm and interesting.eviscerates it. That means she takes out the guts of the chicken. Then she cuts off the feet, cleans them up, and puts the chicken in a tub of ice cubes.


Slide12 l.jpg

Then it’s my job to take the chicken out of a freezing bucket of ice cubes and take it to my mom. My mom has to clean up the chicken, put it in a special plastic bag, and then put a label on it. Then my mom puts them into coolers and waits for customers to pick them up.


Slide13 l.jpg

After we worked hard, we had a great meal of one of the chickens we just butchered. I got paid for helping the Dales. The way they paid me was by giving me a fat chicken to bring home and eat. Delicious!


Slide14 l.jpg

It was a great day at The Dale Family Farms and I watched a beautiful sunset. I can hardly wait to go back and have more fun butchering chickens.


Slide15 l.jpg

Report written by beautiful sunset. I can hardly wait to go back and have more fun butchering chickens.: Adam

Pictures taken by: Adam & Allison


ad