Not to sound inhumane or cruel but yeah toss it... To me, coyote hunting is a blood sport unless you go after the pelt... and really by killing them you're also doing ranchers a favor by preventing them from eating their livestock, especially new calves.
Dude,I have ate alot of wild game but the thought of eating a maingie yote has never entered into my brain as meat!I call in and blast and leave,they are stinky, nasty little dogs.I figure the rest need something to eat!
You guys have obviously never read the journals of the Lewis and Clark expedition. They preferred dog meat over elk or deer and traded for them from the indians throughout there journey. I have never eaten it but I am sure it is edible though probably a bit tough and greasy.
coyotes/dogs and pets?? Come on - you/we all hold such loathing for the beasts I would hope that we would not stoop to be so inconsistant as to compare the coyote to man's best friend (by the way I do love my dog more than is natural). That being said (and after loosing two goats to the little devils last spring) I will be hunting them soon and I have been wondering the same thing - how they will taste. Two things might inspire me to try it (make that 3). One - I have this basic belief in eating what I kill (short of a midnight intruder on meth). Two - If you read accounts of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, you can find references to the fact that they condidered dog to be one of their favorite meals (when they had had enough elk and deer etc.), which I find interesting (I have this info from a friend who is a history buff - not first hand - so maybe it's BS but I doubt it). Three - I tried grey squirrel as sort of a bet and it was really good (good enough that I have repeated the recipe several times since - so you never know until you try). If I get to it (and I hope to) I will give you all a report. Bon apetite
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