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  • R0J0SM

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    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    I’d cook it first

  • elixirofthemongoose_

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    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Yes it’s fat. OK to eat

  • Bigredroth95

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    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Look how full his crop is, he was eating good

  • Educational_Roll_752

    Guest
    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Looks like a pellet went into the breast meat. Chew with caution! Like any animal you shoot with a shotgun. I love dove if you pluck them and save the rest of the carcass they make a great broth for Thanksgiving gravy!

  • nb2288

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    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Use a toothpick to get the feathers out of the shot. Poke it in and roll it between your fingers, it will wrap around like hair on a vacuum rolling.

  • CFarrington96

    Guest
    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    The yellow is just fat. It looks completely normal to me.

  • chemdaddy1040

    Guest
    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Yellow fat is to be expected in animals that have been eating corn and other vitamin A rich foods. Looks weird but totally harmless.

  • Koreanflyboy

    Guest
    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    What am I looking at….I know it’s a dove, but what’s the issue? The yellow fat? Or the hole in the chest…or the bubbles on the meat…

  • RicHarDNoGgiN7

    Guest
    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Looks delicious

  • crispy-waffle05

    Guest
    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    I have no idea what the yellow is. Is it fat? I’m new to bird hunting

  • freeofskyedawn2021

    Guest
    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Chunky one

  • McFras3r

    Guest
    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Are you talking about the yellow stuff that fat.

  • a_little_drunk

    Guest
    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    You’ll be really tempted to overcook your wild birds, but be careful, they’re very lean and obviously small. Unlike domestic poultry, wild red game meat like ducks or your dove here is best cooked to medium at most. When they get overcooked they’ll get dry, tough, and livery/gamey, which is why most people who dislike wild birds actually feel that way.

    My personal favorite for doves or small diver ducks is the cliche but simply perfect jalapeno dove popper. There’s plenty of recipes out there. Be warned, if you bacon wrap or charcoal grill (or both) the nitrates in the bacon cure or the smoke will both tint your meat pink and trick you into overcooking. Trust your meat thermo and your gut.

    Enjoy the rewards of your efforts friendo!

  • aiglecrap

    Guest
    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Looks good to me in my non-expert opinion.

  • Highwayman1304

    Guest
    September 22, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Looks yummy to me

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