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Need a quick answer on wounded meat bird...

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by JJchiknshak, May 25, 2011.

  1. JJchiknshak

    JJchiknshak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My sister and hubby raise meat birds. Last night something got to them. (they forgot to close them in their house.)
    One bird was dead with insides eaten out. There is another that has a serious wound. It appears to be suffering.

    Before we "off it" my sis wants to know if that meat can be eaten. This happened sometime last night cause a neighbor heard the commotion, but didn't know about it till a little while ago.

    I personally probably wouldn't eat it.
    Thanks for responses. [​IMG]
     
  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    what is the serious wound?
     
  3. JJchiknshak

    JJchiknshak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's back is kinda tore open... I just saw a photo it was hard to tell, but looks bad.
     
  4. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    I would put it out of it's misery & use it for pet food. I suppose you could eat it, but I wouldn't there's not telling what I wild animal could be carrying in it's saliva.
     
  5. JJchiknshak

    JJchiknshak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess feeding it to the dogs may possibly pose a threat too don't you think?
     
  6. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    I would at least cook it first . . .
     
  7. JJchiknshak

    JJchiknshak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and thank you, that was my thought too, but I needed another opinion. [​IMG]
     
  8. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    de nada [​IMG]
     

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