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Anyone Raise Frogs?????
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Bob Mi    Posted 08-13-2004 at 12:29:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
We have a big frog pond but the frogs never get real big does anyone know if you can feed them something or get a bigger kind of frog . Where do the frog legs come from in resturants ?


Burrhead    Posted 08-13-2004 at 15:53:44       [Reply]  [No Email]

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Alex    Posted 08-13-2004 at 23:20:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thanks,

I've been looking for that for years.

As a open door frog-leg eater, my family will now only let me bring "chips" to the reunion gatherings. I guess too many "surprise feasts" of frog-legs, Moses Lake Muskrat, Beaver-tail, Cougar, Mountain Sheep, Mountain Goat, fresh water Butter Clams, Miners Lettuse and various mushrooms did not appeal to their "Gourmet" appetite.

Now they think I eat out of the gut pile, 'cause everytime they clean a deer, elk, bear, turkey ect.. I'm chasing the gut pile for eatables. Heart, liver, lungs, kidneys, brains, toung.

I even showed them a cookbook from our Polish Greatx3grandmother, who delighted in having such nurishing foodstuff to offer Her family.

Alex


Burrhead    Posted 08-14-2004 at 08:53:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
I know what you mean. Them possum gizzards are getting hard to find too.


Zenia    Posted 08-13-2004 at 15:51:02       [Reply]  [Send Email]
The frogs used for frog legs are bullfrogs, and mostly come in large crates, from Vietnam and other Asian countries.


Heh,heh    Posted 08-13-2004 at 15:18:21       [Reply]  [No Email]

Great Northern Hair Frog


Bob Mi    Posted 08-13-2004 at 15:21:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
I Love The Picture Printing it off for my friend THANK YOU !!!!!!!!!!


JDK    Posted 08-13-2004 at 15:04:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
Big frogs seem pretty rare in the northern states,maybe it's the spieces or maybe just the shorter summers.Mostly all leopard frogs here in N WI(2-3in).See a lotta big toads some yrs but not many large frogs.


toolman    Posted 08-13-2004 at 16:10:22       [Reply]  [No Email]
maybe it cause they all got across the border into quebec there joe.


Bob Mi    Posted 08-13-2004 at 15:03:18       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thanks for the information ! I'v learned not to buy Bull frogs from pet shops They will clean out your pond other frogs birds bats anything that gets close And they also cary different viriouses Best just go buy chicken I guess!!


rhouston    Posted 08-13-2004 at 13:27:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'm told greeners are good to eat.(sound like a banjo string) I think it would take about a dozen to make a good meal.


Coaltrain    Posted 08-13-2004 at 13:00:47       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Bob I have a couple times started to raise frogs and crawfish got steared off tract and let the progect fall. But will always have that intrest in the back of mine. I would very much like also to here any info. on this subject. There was an article in the Small Farm Journal a few months ago. Right now I understand most of the frog legs are imported from overseas. Coaltrain


Doc    Posted 08-13-2004 at 21:45:26       [Reply]  [No Email]
Great, now I'm eating Chinese frog legs.


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