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Re: Feeding dead/sick birds to animals
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2011, 02:06:10 AM »
Thanks everyone! I can always count on this group for sound advice.

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Re: Feeding dead/sick birds to animals
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2011, 01:57:53 AM »
I don't think I would sell it to other people for their pets, but I give them to the pigs.

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Feeding dead/sick birds to animals
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2011, 01:53:27 AM »
We have been having a really wet spring here in Ohio and I have had a couple of mornings where I have found a bird or two dead in the pasture pens. If I know they just died the night before, is it safe to process them, and use it to make dog or cat food? I have just been composting them, but I was thinking that it would be nice to turn my misfortune into a little bit of cash flow since I have customers that are interested in natural pet foods. I have also read that sickly looking birds are not safe for human consumption, and I was wondering if the same could be done with them.
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