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  • Joined Feb 2010
  • Anglesey
Re: Animal composting
« Reply #15 on: August 16, 2012, 05:37:58 pm »
Taboo subject I know but what exactly is the problem everyone in this country has with eating horses? A lot of good cheap meat goes to waste in my opinion.


  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • Wester Gladstone Hebridean Sheep
Re: Animal composting
« Reply #16 on: August 16, 2012, 05:53:52 pm »
Not everyone - I have eaten horse on the Continent and it was perfectly tasty.  A reason for me not to eat it regularly, apart from that it's not available here, is that you don't know how the animal has been reared, how old it is or what meds it's had.  There's also something a bit spooky about knowing you could be tucking into Jemima's little pony  :eyelashes:

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  • Joined Feb 2010
  • Anglesey
Re: Animal composting
« Reply #17 on: August 16, 2012, 06:23:15 pm »
Someone I know has looked into getting a pony slaughtered and butchered for meat but has given up on the idea due to a lot of hostility from people.

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  • Joined Jan 2012
  • Bedfordshire
Re: Animal composting
« Reply #18 on: August 18, 2012, 09:01:40 am »
There's nothing wrong with cultural objections.  Our culture is what we are as a nation, though we seem to have got a bit nancy about eating offal in recent years.
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