Do you think its ok to Eat Dead Animals? like ones that get run over on the rd?

  • MartinMPL

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    Jul 02, 2015 1:24 AM GMT
  • brickboy1966

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    Jul 02, 2015 12:48 PM GMT
    People used to years ago
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    Jul 02, 2015 2:50 PM GMT
    brickboy1966 saidPeople used to years ago


    Still do.

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    Jul 02, 2015 5:00 PM GMT
    Definitely do in Southern America. I knew someone that when they went back to visit family they ended up eating horse because someone found one dead on the road. Of course the person didn't know. They only found out because they were curious about what they were eating since the meat was different.
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    Jul 02, 2015 5:10 PM GMT
    "Waste not, Want not" right? icon_smile.gif
  • mybud

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    Jul 02, 2015 6:36 PM GMT
    I was raised on a farm...Many a day a neighbor would come to the house stating a deer just got hit by a car. You get to the site, you check the limbs to ensure the kill was fresh. You throw it in the back of your truck..Cut it up for deer jerky...DONE
  • ai82

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    Jul 02, 2015 10:13 PM GMT
    BeepBopImABot saidNo, because you have no way of knowing how long the animal has been dead. If its been dead for some time, its begun to decompose and the diseases you're exposing yourself to from the carcass can be extremely dangerous.

    And even if the animal is freshly killed, there's no way to know if the animal has been exposed to some type of disease that could make you sick by eating its meat, without sampling it in a lab for biochemical analysis.

    I don't think its worth the risk.


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  • Whipmagic

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    Jul 02, 2015 10:32 PM GMT
    I tried... A big stag, an 8-pointer, got hit by a car and chose my backyard to die. My neighbors saw it and called me. I got home, field-dressed it, and brought it to a local meat processor. It tasted absolutely awful. Way too gamy. I ended up throwing it away. But I got to pose with the deer for the hunting trophy picture, and I gave the antlers to a kid in the neighborhood.
  • venue35

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    Jul 02, 2015 10:36 PM GMT
    I've never tried roadkill.
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    Jul 02, 2015 10:46 PM GMT
    I've done it. The deer are usually only injured by the vehicle. They need to be shot to die all the way. So it's fresh.
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    Jul 02, 2015 11:13 PM GMT
    Wasn't there a book on road kill and how to cook it off your engine heat?
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    Jul 02, 2015 11:36 PM GMT
    Wyndahoi saidI've done it. The deer are usually only injured by the vehicle. They need to be shot to die all the way. So it's fresh.
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    Been there; done that.
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    Jul 02, 2015 11:48 PM GMT
    Do you think it's OK to eat dead animals?

    Yeah, sure--if yer a buzzard icon_eek.gif
  • Lincsbear

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    Jul 02, 2015 11:55 PM GMT
    Yes, been doing it for years. Mostly the smaller ones, though, rabbit, hare, squirrel, duck, goose, pigeon, pheasant, partridge, etc.
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    Jul 03, 2015 1:11 AM GMT
    JDuderrr saidDo you think it's OK to eat dead animals?

    Yeah, sure--if yer a buzzard icon_eek.gif


    Or a maggot.
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    Jul 03, 2015 3:05 AM GMT
    Sounds like we're running out of new topics. icon_lol.gif