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Eating a Peacock

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by MinxFox, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    I know that few, if any, of us would want to eat one of our pretty peafowl, but when I was searching for aviary ideas on youtube I stumbled across a guy who ordered a peacock from an exotic food company and he prepared it and ate it. He finally takes a bite around 8:41 in the video...It is worth a watch just to hear what he thinks about it. I just found it interesting because I know people used to serve peafowl at big dinner parties or something. In fact, in one of the Pirates of the Carribean there is a peacock on a dinner table... Anyways here is the video:

    Would I eat one of my peafowl? Nope!
     
  2. skookumchuck

    skookumchuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had it before and it is very good I would say it taste closer to phesant than turket but very good no the less. It was an interesting video thanks for sharing.
     
  3. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow interesting! I guess I would try some as long as it wasn't one of my birds...
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I'm scared to look at the link. :oops:
     
  6. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    Ick! I can't wrap my head around the thought of eating a peacock! [​IMG]
     
  7. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    I was told that the man that owned the ones given to me would sometimes process his out. If it had a crooked leg or toes so messed up that it could not be a breeder bird he would eat them.

    Like you guys, I do not think I could do it. I can do ducks and chickens but have not even done any guineas.
     
  8. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    To me (and just my personal opinion), eating a peacock is like eating the family dog or cat. :sick :oops:
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    X2, but if I were in a different country, I would probably try anything.
     
  10. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    This from the state where they think crawdads (aka mudbugs) are a delicacy? [​IMG]I guess it would depend on how hungry I was.
     

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