How to Cook? CornishX Experiment (16 weeks)

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by fasbendera, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. fasbendera

    fasbendera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DH thought it would be interesting to let one of our CornishX meaties live beyond the 8-10 weeks and see how big it got. I butchered her today (16weeks) and she dressed out at 9lbs.

    She spent 75% of her life free range and has been eating layer pellets. Their feeder is always full but she follows the hens outside. This is our fourth year so I am used to cooking with our CornishX just not one this old or big.

    How should we cook her? Roast whole? How long and what temp.

    Cut up and barbque?

    Soup/Chicken & dumplings.

    Sorry had this in the wrong place. Really would like input.
     
  2. buckbeak

    buckbeak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roast her like a turkey? I just did a really tiny cornish cross like a turkey- kind of the exact opposite of yours! We made apple and onion stuffing and had sweet potatoes and green bean casserole on the side like a mini Thanksgiving. I think the rule for poulty is 20 minutes per pound for roasting.
    Have fun!
     

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