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Best way to cook a freshly butchered chicken???

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by georgialee, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. georgialee

    georgialee Songster

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    I know you're supposed to wait, but what if you're out of things to eat and don't feel like going to the grocery store? Looks like our big cochin roo is on the menu tonight.

    He'll be butchered around 4 o'clock this afternoon... we'd like to eat before 8 or 9 if possible, lol.

    Any suggestions?

  2. kevinhannan

    kevinhannan Chirping

    Aug 3, 2011
    When I have lived/holidayed in hot countries I have seen live chickens sold
    to be killed when they get home. Normal cooking rules apply. However,
    (40 years ago) soldiers working in the Middle East were told not to eat
    day-old fresh meat because their stomachs could not handle the bacteria
    as the West is used to meat that has been hanging for a few days. Hysteria?
    I honestly don't know. I have eaten fresh meat and cooked it as per
    usual with no problems. Enjoy!

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