Duck died from dog attack - salvage meat?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Tiffrz-N-Kidz, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Tiffrz-N-Kidz

    Tiffrz-N-Kidz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found him hanging onto life and he passed shortly afterwards in my arms. [​IMG] I was so upset I just put him in a paper bag and into the freezer.

    It's been about a week and a half and I am wondering if I thaw him out is there any possibility of salvaging the meat? Maybe for cat food? (I DON"T want to encourage the dogs by feeding them the meat.)
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2010
  2. LadyinRed

    LadyinRed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would be fine for cat food for sure. I would boil the meat first though and remove all bones.
     
  3. eKo_birdies

    eKo_birdies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you shouldn't need to boil it unless your cat won't eat raw. the deep freeze should take care of any of the potential bacteria and contamination at the wound.
     
  4. Tiffrz-N-Kidz

    Tiffrz-N-Kidz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just worried about the guts being left in it so long. As long as it's been frozen does it matter that I am evicerating this late?
     

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