Just a few minutes of life remaining...
Master scalder and plucker.
Ready for cleaning.
Bucket of feet, wing tips, and tails anyone?
Dana and her mini-me.
4-year-old Kelsey, yes.
Her twin sister Kassie, NO.
The Krew. Another no.
Nice nails for the occasion, Em!
Nothing says "joy" like pulling the lung out intact the first try.
It's the little things, people. The little things...
Water boys Karter and Kaden. Dumping bloody water...
Hot fresh water from the kitchen.
The old hen teaching her 13-year-old visiting Texas nephew Ethan the fine art of chicken-foot removal.
(Someone hijacked my camera. Not saying who, Mark...)
How did you spend your summer vacation, Ethan?
Proud father and son.
My brother Mark. Disgusting.
A lesson in gutting from our resident chicken specialist Kristoffer.
Two cool dudes. Three, if you count the chicken.
Livers and gizzards.
Bagged and ready for the freezer.
Surely you didn't celebrate Memorial Day by killing chickens???...
Of course we did.