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Processing the ofal process - what do you do with the heads?

Post Number:#1  Unread postby TornadoRed » Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:04 pm


Hi;

I am new to rabbitry, (but I've been contemplating it for a year now).

I was blessed this weekend with 2 - 3 cage hutches and 1 kindling hutch with 2 sections. And 9 rabbits. After an hour of google and inspection, I believe I have 2 males and 6 females. I have one unknown, but whatever it is, its DNA is banned from the gene pool.

0 - high-speed wobble in 1 weekend.

My question is what do you do with the heads after you process the rabbit?

Not that I am processing anytime soon (or breeding), but I like to know everything first.

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Post Number:#2  Unread postby 2CrazyFools » Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:53 pm


My canines help me with any parts of the rabbit I don't use. :)
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Post Number:#3  Unread postby shazza » Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:06 am


i clean the skulls and sell them online as part of my taxidermy side business/hobby. you can also use them as dog chews, or simply toss them in your compost/in the woods for nature to enjoy.
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Re: Processing the ofal process - what do you do with the he

Post Number:#4  Unread postby TheChad » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:58 am


Mine go in the garbage. Hate to waste them, but I have no dogs.

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Re: Processing the ofal process - what do you do with the he

Post Number:#5  Unread postby 2CrazyFools » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:13 am


What do you mean you have no dogs Chad? What about the ones you keep catching? ;)

Lol, in all seriousness do you have a neighbor you're friendly with that has (well contained) dogs? If I didn't have my own, and since I hate waste I'd personally ask around and see who wants some healthy scraps for their pups. Or even the free section of CL, post it the morning you're going to process and then have someone come by to pick up the remains at the designated time. All it takes is one person who raw feeds their dogs and then you have someone on call for the future.
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Re: Processing the ofal process - what do you do with the he

Post Number:#6  Unread postby TheChad » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:38 pm


2CrazyFools wrote:What do you mean you have no dogs Chad? What about the ones you keep catching? ;)

Lol, in all seriousness do you have a neighbor you're friendly with that has (well contained) dogs? If I didn't have my own, and since I hate waste I'd personally ask around and see who wants some healthy scraps for their pups. Or even the free section of CL, post it the morning you're going to process and then have someone come by to pick up the remains at the designated time. All it takes is one person who raw feeds their dogs and then you have someone on call for the future.


Wow that was a low blow :chair: . Funny, but a low blow. :respect:

None that I would give them too. I might check on CL next time. Worth a shot. Especially if I have a lot of them.

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Post Number:#7  Unread postby TornadoRed » Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:00 pm


thanks.

I have dogs.

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Post Number:#8  Unread postby grumpy » Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:50 am


Check your local area for any falconry clubs.
The heads are worth a buck a piece to them.
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Re: Processing the ofal process - what do you do with the he

Post Number:#9  Unread postby 2CrazyFools » Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:13 am


TheChad wrote:
2CrazyFools wrote:What do you mean you have no dogs Chad? What about the ones you keep catching? ;)


Wow that was a low blow :chair: . Funny, but a low blow. :respect:


Awe I'm sorry Chad, that wasn't meant to be a low blow, just perhaps chuckle worthy considering the aggravating issue you had been facing here as of late. :)

grumpy wrote:Check your local area for any falconry clubs.
The heads are worth a buck a piece to them.
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That's a good idea... I'll have to keep that in mind next time I have a large processing day ahead of me!
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Re: Processing the ofal process - what do you do with the he

Post Number:#10  Unread postby BlueHaven » Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:00 am


Sounds pretty weird but I know I watched an episode of a travel show that highlighted rabbit head soup. I am thinking it was french but you may try a google search if your a pretty adventurous foodie.

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