Banty's for meat?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Churkenduse, Feb 18, 2008.

  1. Churkenduse

    Churkenduse Songster

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    A friend of mine has Banty's and swears no one would eat them, is that true? Is there enough meat on them to bother?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

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    Jared ate his.
     
  3. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

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    i eat them...there good to me
     
  4. greyfields

    greyfields Crowing

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    Well they must be bigger than quail.
     
  5. UncleHoot

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    Not a lot, and it's mostly dark meat, I've been told.
     
  6. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    at the very least, you could think of them as hard-to-unwrap bouillion cubes <vbg>


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  7. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    Quote:wow, I like that lol
     
  8. SeaChick

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    Quote:[​IMG] FOTFLMAO!!!!!
     
  9. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:I sure did and it wasn't too bad. Just make sure that if he's beyond the young and tender age, that you stew him in a pot or crockpot for at least 18 hours. Tasted just fine. I've hunted smaller birds than that for a lot less meat.
     
  10. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I eat silkies and they are pretty tiny. Mostly in medicinal soup stuff. They are proportioned like regular chickens in white and dark meat, just tinier. Silkies still have "white" and "dark" meat, but just they have extra pigment in their connective tissues.
     

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