Safe to eat Ranger that had pendulous crop?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Lynn67, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. Lynn67

    Lynn67 New Egg

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    Yesterday I butchered a ranger hen with pendulous crop. She had issues for several months but was never bad, the last 2 weeks it got worse so she was added to the bunch I processed.
    Her crop was the size of a softball, I removed it intact, her gizzard was small with a dark portion. Her other internal organs looked fine, it's just a skinny carcass.
    Has anyone had this issue and is the chicken safe to eat? It was the gizzard that has me thinking twice.
     

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