is this a dumb question

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by goldenchic, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. goldenchic

    goldenchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2009
    i keep hearing people say there roosters are going to freezer camp, does this mean they r going to eat them? is this possible i thought you could only eat hens
  2. AngelzFyre

    AngelzFyre Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 18, 2007
    Pell City, Alabama
    Yes, this means they're going to eat them.
    You can eat hens and roosters, just the older they are, the tougher they may be.
    When I had so many roos back last spring, I took them to a processor on halves and
    they were delicious! Only about 4 months old though, so not tough at all.
    Crock pots and pressure cookers are great for those older/tougher "campers". [​IMG]
  3. DaKid

    DaKid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2008
    Berkley , Ma.
    WHEATHER hen or rosster there both chickens and can and will be eaten [​IMG] [​IMG]
    when you buy a chicken in the store are there a hen or a rosster [​IMG] this is the question [​IMG]

    there the same a chicken iz a chicken ..........roo or hen.......... chicken iz chicken taste sooooooo GOOOD

  4. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

    Mar 4, 2009
    waterville , canada
    both can be eaten and it depends on how old the roo is the older the togher and same with hens.
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  5. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    I think for someone new to raising chickens and someone that is trying to learn as much as they can its a valid question. This is why many hesitate to ask questions, people might laugh at them or think they are stupid. I personaly think any unasked question is stupid.

    To the OP ask away, thats one of the reasons BYC was developed.
  6. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

    Mar 4, 2009
    waterville , canada
    the op and i were talking via pm and they are wanting to leran as much as posable. if you have any other Q's ask away [​IMG]
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  7. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    This thread has been cleaned up.

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    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
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  9. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
    san diego ca
    I remember (back in the day) they actually had roos and hen, old and young birds in the meat isle. Now the best you'll find are broilers, fryers, and young birds.

    Cock-au-VIN just does NOT taste right with a young bird. And the texture is funky. This dish really needs that 10 yr old crusty, roo.
  10. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    A lot of classic dishes, especially stew and soups, were based on older roos. Coc au vin, classic chicken soup, chicken paprickacas are all yes, freezer camp means you're going to dispatch and eat the bird.

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