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What are they good for ??????
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Jeff G    Posted 07-15-2001 at 03:06:04       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Can anyone tell me what or why woodchucks(groundhogs)were put on this planet. As far as i can tell there only reason to be around is to help equipment dealers sell parts. Can anyone come up with a better reason.

Redbelly1    Posted 07-16-2001 at 05:04:16       [Reply]  [No Email]

The Indians used the skins for drums and other things. Groundhog skin is pretty tough. You can eat 'um too.

Hogman    Posted 07-17-2001 at 19:03:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
Redbelly's right,in the thirtys I ate more'n one whistle pig and the hides tan up into realy good lacing for shoes and harness repare. They are a durn sight cleaner'n chickins and no more greasy'n possum of which I've et a few. We rendered out a skunk betimes for leather dressing and one time when one was pretty well cooked My sisters (all older) razed Me into eatin some. Was'nt bad realy. Since tht time have ate wildcat which tasted" more like iguana'n chicken" (?). Snake is where the line is drawn!!!!!

Spade    Posted 07-15-2001 at 16:43:51       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Their abandomed burrows serve as homes for other animals. They also serve as targets for young aspiring sharp shooters.

mugsy3    Posted 07-15-2001 at 11:47:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
Jeff, sounds like you've been having problems with them there varmints!

Monica Duncan    Posted 07-15-2001 at 05:15:37       [Reply]  [Send Email]
They were put here as a food source for cayotes? And those were put here to make music for us in the evening.

Ole Cuss    Posted 07-15-2001 at 08:23:36       [Reply]  [No Email]

I'm sure this topic will bring a lot of bilious and violent remarks, but it is a pleasure to read the comments of someone who understands how Nature really works. It doesn't just exist for the convenience and pleasure of humans. Thanks, Monica.

Salmoneye-Mmmmm...    Posted 07-15-2001 at 04:32:27       [Reply]  [Send Email]
They Taste Great!

Make sure when you clean them, that you get the glands under the legs out.
Then bake in a 325 oven till the leg can be easily pulled away (just like a chicken, eh?).

And they are as close to prarie dog shooting as us Easterners are ever gonna get...

Franz    Posted 07-15-2001 at 10:22:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ya can catch em in a Conibear, nail the 4 paws to a plank, and put it on the roof to sun bake for about 8 days. Then ya pry the chuck off and eat the plank. Oak works best!

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