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Hi all,
I just recently had a whether get out and eat something he shouldn't have. The poor guy was slinging cud and off his feed for a couple of days and I was pretty worried about him. I kept up with pedialyte, milk of magnesia, activated charcoal and baking soda the whole time and he did pull through, (not my first time dealing with this, but he was a rough one.) My question is, had he passed, would he have been safe to process? What are your thoughts on butchering sick animals or ones that have died from natural causes/ predation ect? What's safe and what's not? This is all hypothetical as my little guy will thankfully be going to the butcher on schedule with his brother next month, barring any other misshaps, but this incident got me thinking about it. I break down deer at home and I've done goats and poultry at home a couple of times so I'm not a total newbie on that end. Thanks in advance!
 
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I do not know, but I think this thread on killing goats might be useful.
 
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