damaged meat birds

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by ladywhynott, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. ladywhynott

    ladywhynott Out Of The Brooder

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    So we are processing our very first round of meat birds with a few families that have done this before. 2 of our birds were pecked pretty badly while we were out running errands. I have them secluded from the flock so they can heal. My question is, can I process and use these birds as safe to eat or will their meat have issues with taste and/or texture? I was also thinking I could use them to make dog food as well.
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This would all depend on where they were damaged. Where were they damaged?
     
  3. ladywhynott

    ladywhynott Out Of The Brooder

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    One is damaged closer to the rump but she has been recuperating for about 10 days now. The one we have in the tub has been recuperating for 5 days now and it was in the upper back close to where the neck joins the body
     

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