Silkie EE cross cockerels; meatbirds?

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

  1. 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 Songster

    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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