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How to Butcher a Chicken

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Esther, a member of the Ex-Amish community, gives Michaela a lesson in preparing a chicken dinner, the Amish way.

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Amish: Out of Order: How to Butcher a Chicken

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Esther, a member of the Ex-Amish community, gives Michaela a lesson in preparing a chicken dinner, the Amish way.

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Camille Raimo
Camille Raimo

This was so disturbing.  I feel like it isn't very humane because the chicken flails around suffering for several moments.  While the head was cut off, the brain was still active, therefore, it still felt that pain.  There has to be a better way to do that!

Liz Roberts-Metcalf
Liz Roberts-Metcalf

Why does Esther use the rod and not a hatchet?  Is it just preference, or is it an ordinance?