Safely eating chickens ??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JessJaeg, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. JessJaeg

    JessJaeg In the Brooder

    May 10, 2015
    Ok odd question , you will all have to forgive my ignorance! I have a young roo that’s gone rougue and I was thinking of eating him instead of just getting rid of him. I’ve never eaten one of my own anyway, I’m wondering if he is safe to eat ? It’s winter here and through the winter I water my chickens with a heated dog dish , this dog dish is open on top however , so the water gets poopy. We add fresh water every day , but I really have no idea how birds get salmonella . I’m thinking if they are drinking poo water they might possibly not be safe to eat??? Help?
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Properly processed and cooked the is no risk eating him
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  3. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake


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