Can I eat a chicken with a coyote bite mark?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by big mami, May 2, 2016.

  1. big mami

    big mami Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 15, 2009
    Santa Cruz, CA
    Yesterday a coyote got into our chicken run and killed 10 chickens. Some died of a heart attack and we'll eat those for sure. Others were bitten, but there's only one small tooth puncture or two. And their ribs were broken (from the mouth). We processed those but don't know if we should eat them. Can we eat a chicken with a coyote tooth puncture? Sorry if this is posted in the wrong area, but I didn't know where it should go.
  2. horsewhisperkm

    horsewhisperkm New Egg

    May 3, 2016
    I would not eat the chicken , due to possible rabies that the coyote may have . May also be carring other diseases too.

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