oops i hit the poop

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by case6, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. case6

    case6 New Egg

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    i was butchering today and i cut into the colon a little. a tiny bit of poop came out and i rinsed it off quickly. please tell me that it's not ruined. i know it's bad but will it be alright to eat.
     
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    If it was just a little and you rinsed it off quickly, it's not a problem at all, I have done that before too and it never caused a problem.

    AL
     
  3. jaku

    jaku Chillin' With My Peeps

    Happens all the time- when butchering, it's best to take their food away for at least 12 hours prior. I don't even leave mine on grass for 24 hours before butchering.
     
  4. slackwater

    slackwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it will be fine!
     
  5. ChIck3n

    ChIck3n Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, it's fine. The gall bladder is the main thing to worry about hitting (contains bright green bile), as that can give the meat an off flavor even with a little exposure. As long as you rinsed off the cecal material (poop), your bird will be fine to eat. The worst that could happen is some extra bacteria get on the meat, so make sure you don't undercook it and it probably would be a good idea to eat that one first. I've had this happen and you can't even tell the difference.
     
  6. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 21, 2009
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    we had some soup stock left over from parboiling some of my home grown,self processed cornish this evening,I heated it up and blended in a bit of milk and flour.a dash of garlic powder,dash of onion powder,simmered a few minutes,took a hamburger bun and loaded it up with dry rice,poured the chicken soup over all that,with fried chicken on the side made a delicious meal,,,(country eatin) [​IMG]
     

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