Bantams for Dog food

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SammyLee, Nov 7, 2016.

  1. SammyLee

    SammyLee Just Hatched

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    The title may be weird, but I couldn't really think of how else to name it haha

    I want to start feeding my dog raw chicken (supplemented by kibble), but I don't have the space to raise enough birds to slaughter and definitely not enough room to freeze the amount of birds required to feed my boy. So, I was wondering if raising bantams would be the solution. Maybe they won't be a lot of meat for people, but plenty for a meal or two for a dog. I could keep many more bantams and cull a few every weekend for the following week. Has anyone done this or heard of this being done? What are some of the best breeds for this? Or, is this a horrible idea? hahaha
     
  2. mustangrooster

    mustangrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Im sorry..i cannot help much on this topic. Im going to subscribe so i can follow along [​IMG]..it will be interesting to see the replies you get--i haven't seen many topics posted like this.
     
  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    You'd probably get better answers if you post in the meat bird section.

    It would also help if you post with breed of bantam you are thinking of using because they vary greatly in size, from tiny seramas to larger cochin bantams.
     
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  4. SammyLee

    SammyLee Just Hatched

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    Thank you, I'll try posting there. I don't know much about bantam breeds, just that they are smaller haha I'll have to do more research on my own first.
     

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