Can you eat a bantam?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by brooster, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    I want to hatch bantams but dont want more roos are they any good to eat?
  2. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    They're to cute to eat. :|
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    They dont have much meat on them but they taste like any other chicken. I butcher silkies and eat thoes in a special herb soup. Thoes black skin banties are 8 dollars for a bird that is about 8 ounces.
  4. mamading

    mamading Songster

    Jun 2, 2007
    Rhinelander, WI
    I think the dark skin and bones would weird me out.
    Plus I agree with Southern28chick. They're too cute to eat!
  5. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Quote:have you ever had a chicken mcnugget? takes 2 little bantams to make one [​IMG]
    John Oneill likes this.
  6. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Quote:have you ever had a chicken mcnugget? takes 2 little bantams to make one [​IMG]

    ha ha ha ha!! that is funny!![​IMG]
  7. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
    Sterling, Alaska
    You can eat anything, it will just take more little bantys to fill you up.
  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Quote:The dark skin in asian culture is medicinal and studies have shown it especially high in this one chemical compared to other chickens which is possibly a reason they are used in preventive medicinal treatments of stuff western medicine often uses to try to treat symptoms.
  9. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    sure u can eat bantams ,they taste like chicken,!! [​IMG]
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 3, 2007
  10. alex

    alex Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    how can u eat bantams!!! they are not maid for eating!!! u can give them away!!!

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