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

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    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!

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  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    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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