[Sca-cooks] Wild Rabbits

Susan Lin susanrlin at gmail.com
Sat Sep 8 21:22:14 PDT 2012

My dear Mistress - when's dinner?


On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 3:09 PM, Deborah Hammons <mistressaldyth at gmail.com>wrote:

> From the old hunter lady.   Wild rabbits do have a parasite.  It dies off
> about 2 weeks after the first really hard freeze (that means 36 hours at 24
> or below)  And do not re emerge until about 2 weeks after the last hard
> freeze.  Settlers have a story about not eating or killing rabbit unless
> the month had an R in it.  I haven't been able to find a credible source
> for a positive moderately recent plague bunny source, but many with prairie
> dogs and squirrels.
> Aldyth
> Who is just now putting two deer in the freezer.  A 9 point white tail and
> a 22 inch forkhorn mule deer.  In the form of steaks, roasts, stew and
> brats.

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