Silkie EE cross cockerels; meatbirds?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by 6chickens in St. Charles, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. 6chickens in St. Charles

    6chickens in St. Charles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    St. Charles, IL
    Can black-fleshed Silkie cross cockerels be eaten?

    We had one who was TOO WONDERFUL and DARLING to eat, so we worked long and hard to find him a great new home. But if it happened again, it seems the next best and responsible thing to do is the old fashioned way; stewpot?

    Has anyone here ever eaten a Silkie cross?
  2. eKo_birdies

    eKo_birdies Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2010
    Northern Colorado
    it's a chicken, of course it can be eaten!! now there may not be an awful lot of meat in there, but used in a soup or something of that sorts with a starch and lots of veggies it would make a meal.

    i've never eaten one...because i don't have silkies. [​IMG]

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