Longest amount of time meaties should stay in H20

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by cjdmashley, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. cjdmashley

    cjdmashley Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2010
    Does anyone know what the longest amount oftime you can leave a processed meat chicken in water? Does changing the water freq. matter? Just wondering for up comming weekend processing and wondering if I could save myself some fridge space. if they souldn't be in water for long amounts of time does anyone know what temp you should keep a cooler at? any thoughts would be great!

  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    The cooler should have plenty of ice in it at all times.

    I don't know of a maximum amount of time. Personally I wouldn't want to go over 24 hours, certainly not over 48. It might be safe longer, as long as the ice is there, but I have to believe it would affect the quality of the meat.

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