Can You Eat Squirrel In September?

Can you eat squirrel anytime of the year?

Squirrels are considered unsafe to eat during the summer. During the warmer months, squirrels, like every other warm-blooded animal, have to fight off parasites, ticks, mites, and fleas.D

Can I eat the squirrels in my backyard?

Squirrel meat is safe to eat, but with caution. Squirrels can carry parasites, toxins, and diseases like Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease or Lyme Disease and need to be prepared and cooked thoroughly before eating.

Can you eat squirrel from your backyard?

Yes, people do eat squirrels from their backyard and also from restaurants and as well as from the shops where squirrel’s meat is sold. It is more consumed in southern states and cities and is also available in some restaurants especially in rural areas like Florida.

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