It would not be illegal to eat it, so long as the individual could prove that they had not killed it and had discovered it dead,” Ms Gill adds. However, the legal onus would be on the individual eating the bird to prove how and where they found it.

Is it OK to eat pigeon?

Yes, pluck. Pigeons and doves are ridiculously easy to pluck dry; I can do one in about 60 seconds. Gut and leave your birds whole and roast them, or hell, go ahead and skin a mess of them, fillet off the meat, grind it with pork fat and make the best country pâté you’ve ever had. Add pigeon meat to sausage.

Is eating pigeon illegal in India?

It’s not illegal to eat pigeons, but it is certainly illegal to capture and then kill them without good reason. Good reasons might include pest control, disease control/prevention or damage to livestock or crops. All of these laws apply almost exclusively to landowners.

Can we eat pigeon meat?

Pigeon is a wonderful meat – deep, gamey and tender (when treated properly) and it has been eaten for centuries across many cultures.

Can you eat pigeons in the US?

In the United States, the taste for pigeon meat remains rare, but the meat itself is rarer still. Schroeder recently had to remove squab from his menu at the Hungry Pigeon.

Is killing pigeon legal?

pigeon is not protacted specie. “the commission or omission of any act in the course of the destruction or the preparation for destruction of any animal as food for mankind unless such destruction or preparation was accompanied by the infliction of unnecessary pain or suffering.”

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