ok..my landlady, the one that gave me the chicken that had been dead for hours and didnt tell me..she bought some cornish x chickens because she thought they were laying hens. she said i could have one..and i am wondering if it is too old? she said that they are 13 weeks old, and these things are huge! they feel like bowling balls when you lift them. i actually had a hard time getting one of them off the ground. are they too old though? i read that they had to be done at around 8 weeks, so i dont know. would i be able to roast it or would it have to be stewed? i have to say, seeing them really made my mind up about getting some of my own this spring!