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Old 08-14-2007, 12:32 PM   #41
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Anyone eaten some of those Asian delicacies like balut (duck fetus) or stinky tofu? I'm curious as to whether they're delicious or whether they're just weird as heck.

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Old 08-14-2007, 01:50 PM   #42
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Originally Posted by ChefJune
Don't be too alarmed. Ducks and geese naturally overeat in the fall to grow enough fat for their flight south. If you ever saw them being fed, you wouldn't call it "force!" They walk right up and love every minute!

I have not seen the procedure in the "feed lots," which I am sure is where they ram the stent down their necks to feed them, but if you saw the way "regular" grocery store chickens were raised, you would not eat them. I don't!
I have seen footage of the ducks and geese being forced feed and the DO NOT love every minute of it! It is an extremely cruel process. The poor animals are writhing around trying to get away and I don't understand how anyone could in eat the stuff!

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