First thanksgiving turkey roast

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by 808birdman, Nov 20, 2013.

  1. 808birdman

    808birdman New Egg

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    Hi,
    I have 3 turkeys that are all about 5 months old. I would like to know what is the optimle about of time to let it rest. I like my chickens at 72 hours.
    Thanks, any advice would be Appeciated :)
    -E M
     
  2. hdmax

    hdmax Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suggest 4-6 days, with a bear minimum of 3 full days. Processing on Saturday, and preparing them on Thursday would be ideal! Just keep them at 33-40*, and you can allow them to rest for up to about 8-10 days, but I think that may be pushing it.
     

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