To give you my own frame of mind re> diet choices,
i am a fan of that chef on Travel Channel that goes
around chowing down on the local foods around the
I've tried and quite enjoyed insects, reptile,
marsupial, rodents large and small (squirrel to
beaver) any and all birds are on my ok list... they're
just fluffy reptiles.
That's why ozzy-goanna "tastes like chicken"... it IS.
That's why chickens act like predatory, omnivorous
velociraptors, they ARE. In a pinch, the household cat
and pet boa constrictor would be on the endangered
species list without a qualm (if it really got that
But i'd figure out how to fish or even eat the worms,
first, if the animal pal involved was a friend and
dependable personality. Both cats and "regular" dogs
tend to hunt well and bring home the prey to show off.
That would be handier than their protein value. (Goose
and golden egg observation.) The neighbor's yappy
lahsa-apsos might be first targets if there were no
social enforcers, however... ah ah! ;^)
P.S. But agreed, if vegitarian, agrarian sources of
sustinance can be had, better yet. Pass the fried
grasshoppers and peas!
--- Rick Osmon <ozman@...
>> "At this point i only do target, not seeing any
>> need to kill something if my fridge is already
>> full. "
> I am of the same philosophy, but when the fridge has
> no electricity, the
> only fresh meat is freshly killed meat. Salting,
> smoking, drying, and
> canning then become very important survival skills.
> I draw the line at
> eating possum, however, and I'm not fond of
> raccoon....I'm not fond of
> wild turkey, either, but seeing as that is one of
> the more prominent
> game species here, I can adjust.
> Much of the human population to the east and south
> of me is Amish. Low
> tech, subsistence living is the standard, not the
> I think I'll invite Ted Nugent, too....
> Excuse me now, I have to place a seed order.
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