I'm gonna do it....

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by itsy, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Later this afternoon - I'm going to process our first official meatie. It's going to be my second ever chicken processing. I need to remember everything I did wrong, so I can do it right this time.

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    I'm getting over a bad cold and now everyone in the house is showing symptoms that they are in the early stages - so this chicken will go to chicken soup. I have a rooster selected. I would let it sit in the fridge for a day or so after processing, but anyone have opinions on if it's being used for soup if I can just keep it overnight? I plan on saving the bits and pieces for stock - so I suppose I could make the stock today and then let the meat parts sit in the fridge for use tomorrow? I've never cut up a chicken for use - so this will be a first.
     
  2. Two Creeks Farm

    Two Creeks Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say if you plan on cutting the bird up into bite size pieces, overnight would be fine, especially for a slow cooked soup.

    Hope yall feel better soon:D
     
  3. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW! It wasn't so bad!!!!!!!!

    Lemme tell you, my first experience sucked. This one was great! A yonger bird like this one has little to no odor. Fantastic! [​IMG]
     

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