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Eating Silkies

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by dangerouschicken, May 8, 2008.

  1. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    Has anyone eaten a Silkie? Just wondering about the hubub . Are the feathers tough to pluck?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    They are just like any other bird just dark connective tissue. Medicinal soup here.
     
  3. alex

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    Well in my opinion i think you should't eat them becuase they are to cute.
     
  4. I hear ya alex! Only eat mean ole roosters and hens that dont look like the muppets!
     
  5. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

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    never have to my knowledge . But i cant guarantee on what my friends in Ky put in that tasty stew they are making. Can't be bad since the chinese do it for hundreds of years. And the amish up here making a pretty penny selling them to the asian population up here.
     
  6. antiquebuff

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    Oh, I can't bare to think of eating one of those little darlings![​IMG]
     
  7. alex

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    Quote:Im with ya!!!
     
  8. ChicknThief

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    It's a chicken, and therefore, is edible. I personally wouldn't mind eating a silkie. In fact, I plan on processing most of my roos (except for a few that I cannot bear to kill) and a fair portion of them are silkies/showgirls.
     
  9. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    Well when you do, please let us know how the taste is. Seems like it would all be the same overall, but I bet there are slight differences.
     
  10. kyfarmer

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    why i9 would not [​IMG]
     

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