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Chinatown Boston: Dissecting Chinatown’s live poultry shops

Growing up in Chinatown, I had always known of the poultry shop on Beach Street. I knew it by the stench when walking past the shop, the squawking of the birds in their cages, and the lines out the door. 

Presently, the shop on Beach Street is much cleaner and there is an additional shop in the neighborhood: Wings Live Poultry is located on 48 Beach Street and Ming Kee Poultry is on 52 Kneeland Street. Although it was not disclosed how many chickens or ducks were sold in a day, the lines of …… more