9 month old tough?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Monstertone, May 29, 2010.

  1. Monstertone

    Monstertone In the Brooder

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    I have a 8 1/2 - 9 month old hen I'm thinking of eating. At this age, will the meat be tough, or can I still grill it or bake it?

    Thank you.
     
  2. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
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    It will be tough. Crock pot or soup would be better options.
     
  3. dancingbear

    dancingbear Songster

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    Try a forum search for threads/posts about cooking older birds. This topic pretty much comes up daily, there are lots of threads on this.
     
  4. Monstertone

    Monstertone In the Brooder

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    THank you.

    What is the age limit before it starts getting tough? I thought it was a year...
     

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