Taste question

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by sesa, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. sesa

    sesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering if you can effect the taste of your chickens by feeding them apples or some sort of spice for a couple weeks before butchering them?
     
  2. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    Of course the meet can change taste on what they eat. not exactly sure on what to feed them but you can tell difference between grass raised and feed raised.
     
  3. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think your on to something... Apple Chicken Cider??

    It will affect the meat but your not going to get that "appley tast" you may think your going to get....

    It goes the same with fish... I feed fish meal to the broilers as well as the layers for protein and not one hint of a fishy taste.... just a good source of protein... in your case it would be a good source of vitamens and carbs....
     

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