How long is too long?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by OptimisticBear, May 21, 2012.

  1. OptimisticBear

    OptimisticBear Hatching

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    One of my girls got attacked by my neighbors dog over the weekend :( I was out of town and my housemate put her in the compost bin inside a box... She died on Saturday and Im just now finding out about it! Shes a Barred Plymouth Rock and I was wondering if I can save her meat still? I usually error on the side of under-precaution, but i have no experience with recently deceased animals... Help.
     
  2. Darin115

    Darin115 Songster

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    I would not eat it. The carcass needs to cool quickly.

    Darin
     
  3. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Crowing

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    2 days dead, out in the sun, with the guts still in? Not going onto my table.
     
  4. questions543

    questions543 Songster

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    ya I wouldn't want to touch it... Let alone eat it
     
  5. mi chicken

    mi chicken In the Brooder

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    sorry about your chicken . but dont eat it they go bad very quickly . i would say in only a few hours in warm weather.when they are not cleaned
     
  6. poultry plus

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    i have alot of experince with game as i do alot of hunting for meat and i can tell you with in a hour it seems to me in most cases animals start ( to go bad) or i should say need processed so when dealing with meat in my opinion if there doubt dont risk it
     
  7. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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  8. OptimisticBear

    OptimisticBear Hatching

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    Yeah. I just used it to try my hand at cleaning a bird for the first time. Shame. At least I got something out of her death...
     

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