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leighton w wrote:
I really believe that some of our market customers would literally faint, if they saw one of our vendors doing this.
This isn't even the worst of it. 10 meters or so away from this area is the chicken market. All the birds live, until you pick one and then it's days are over, all right in front of you.
That used to be how it is at the market in my hometown. It has since closed down from what I know. Put it in more ahem graphic detail; when I was a kid, I remember watching the woman pick one from the cage, slit its throat and put it in a metal drum and close the lid. The more it struggled, quicker it would expire, until its squawking grew softer and softer into silence. After that, a quick dunk into hot water then cold water to get rid of feathers. I'm surprised I'm not vegetarian
Well, we process chickens once a month here on the farm for sale at the market. They won't let us do it there. I don't think it should be done at the market, but I don't have a problem with cultures who practice it. Sometimes we Americans are TOO sterile. We have a customer that grew up in Shanghai buying chickens at the street markets and only buys fresh chickens from us on the weeks that we process. She swears she can tell the difference between fresh and frozen, I can't.