Has anyone ever bothered to butcher bantams?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Oneacre Homestead, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. Oneacre Homestead

    Oneacre Homestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three Cochin bantams cockrels. I am not keeping them so what's your opinion? End it now or save them for a light meal?
     
  2. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There have been threads before on here about this -- the opinion seems to be "small but tasty."
     
  3. GAchick

    GAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We slaughtered three youngish half-silkie roosters a few weeks ago. They were probably a bit bigger than a full bantam. Like was said earlier. Small but very tasty...
     
  4. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    My mille fleur cochins were surprisingly meaty. Tasted great! I say go for it.
     
  5. ginormous chicken

    ginormous chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know someone who does. She says there is not much meat, but doable.
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Like the size of Cornish hen, you can do it. I had a friend that takes all of his culled bantams to make chicken sausages out of them.
     

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