Best freezer method

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Aig Head, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. Aig Head

    Aig Head Hatching

    Feb 24, 2008
    Just wondering what the best freezer method is for storing our chicken meat. We're starting with ziploc freezer bags. How long will they last in the freezer this way?
  2. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    I use a Foodsaver to package mine and they will last a long time. If you don't have one, try using the heavy-duty freezer zip bags. Get as much air out as you can and double-bag them. Storing in a chest freezer will make them last longer than the freezer w/ your fridge.
  3. greyfields

    greyfields Crowing

    Mar 15, 2007
    Washington State
    1) Slaughter

    2) Leave in fridge 2 days

    3) Freeze using a FOODSAVR. Go, buy one, it will change your life.

    If vacuum sealed, the quality of the meat will not diminish up to a year. If put in a Ziploc bag, it's closer to 2 months. Too much air can get in there. If you only have ziploc bags, double bag them and get as much air our as possible.

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