What to do with silkie roosters

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by harlee95, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. harlee95

    harlee95 New Egg

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    What can you do with excess silkie roosters?
     
  2. greenSearcher

    greenSearcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I can't sell or give away to someone to care for them, I will butcher, skin and clean, then cook it up and feed it to the flock. I have a problem eating dark flesh. Besides, it is small for table use, and my girls can always use a protein boost.
     
  3. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

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    Quote:Okay, that is just WRONG [​IMG]

    Just curious why you can't eat dark flesh. Does it taste different?
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Asian folks just love silkie meat, they say it has medicinal properties. I don't know if that is true but they prize the meat. To me just looking at the dark greyish black meat on a plate is way gross, and I will eat almost anything. Anyway just find or ask around any Oriental friends or neighbors and you make a pretty Yuan $ for them.

    AL
     
  5. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    I don't mind the dark flesh. It tastes the same--and some of my EEs have had dark-er meat too. Wigged me out the first time, but then it smelled soooo yummy i plum forgot about it.
     

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