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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gmendoza, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. gmendoza

    gmendoza Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is for posting obscure ideas only. I would lik to see everyones obscure dreams and see if I am not the only psychopath around these parts. [​IMG]

    Here is my obscure idea: Raising Iguanas for meat [​IMG]

    Iguana ham, iguana sausages and smoked iguana ...yum yum. [​IMG]

    I think it could work,somewhere.......someday...... [​IMG]

    Your thoughts?? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    I don't know that PETA would let that happen here, but you might get away with it in a 3rd world country... [​IMG]
     
  3. darkmatter

    darkmatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Iguanas taste just fine. It's hard to raise them since they don't always live in high densities and the feed to growth ratio is not like other livestock raised for food------perhaps if you bred for specific traits? After all the cornish rock breeds of chickens look/act/grow nothing like their ancestral jungle fowl. Perhaps you could breed for replacement lizard tails, so you could "harvest" meat without killing the livestock, kind of like harvesting stone crab claws.

    My obscure idea: Planting enough permaculture fruit, nut, & berries to eat year round in combination with a annual garden and chicken arrangement---------Oh, wait, that's not obscure, that's just paranoid survivalist to live thru the upcoming 2nd great depression and Zombie Apocalypse.
     
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  4. gmendoza

    gmendoza Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Iguanas taste just fine. It's hard to raise them since they don't always live in high densities and the feed to growth ratio is not like other livestock raised for food------perhaps if you bred for specific traits? After all the cornish rock breeds of chickens look/act/grow nothing like their ancestral jungle fowl.

    My obscure idea: Planting enough permaculture fruit, nut, & berries to eat year round in combination with a annual garden and chicken arrangement---------Oh, wait, that's not obscure, that's just paranoid survivalist to live thru the upcoming 2nd great depression and Zombie Apocalypse.

    [​IMG] Zombie Apocalypse! [​IMG]

    Not such an obscure idea.We have grapefruit,lemon,and tangerene trees growing,and pecan,grapes,and blackberries growing too.But also we have Mugwort growing( just in case beer becomes scarce) and our annual garden (we are going to grow thru winter this year as a trial) and chickens,ducks,guineas,bantams,quail,silkies,turkeys.

    We do have dark cornish bulldogs we hope to breed next early spring for our "meaties".
     
  5. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Quote:THey already do this in many countries. You can even pick out the live iguana you'd like to eat, like we do with lobsters. Of course, it's not a terribly large amount of iguanas they raise, but it is usually enough for their restuarants!
     
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    how about trained attack squirrels? we could put them to use in war zones they could carry small loads of ammo,bombs.... they are too light to trigger IEDs . I also thought of if we could train penguins to fish for us and bring us the fish...
     
  7. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Mentioning P*** is against the rules. (#14) This is the USofA, not the USofP***. Nuff said.



    gmendoza, if you wanted to raise and eat iguana go for it. I'm not sure you'd have much of a market for it to sell, unless you were in a populated area where people migrated that may enjoy it. I know I'd love to try it.
     
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