butchering chickens
Killing a chicken
Large photo of equipment needed to kill a chicken.
Equipment needed to kill a chicken: hatchet, shopping block, plastic bin and bag (optional).

Large photo of a chicken being held upside down.
Holding a chicken upside by the feet in an upside down position quickly pacifies the bird allowing it to be carried easily.

Large illustration of how to kill a chicken.
Illustration showing the position of the chicken's head and feet as you strike downwards to break the chicken's neck.