Processed yesterday ... They are still in the ice chest with ice

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by criker99, May 29, 2011.

  1. criker99

    criker99 In the Brooder

    Oct 20, 2008
    Washington State
    No worries of the ice melting too soon. I dont have a lot of room in the fridge. I am confused .... Are the supposed to set wet or dry? Is the cooler ok? What should i be doing and when do. Get to eat?
  2. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms

    Sep 20, 2009
    Pride, La.
    I processed on a Saturday, left them in the ice water till Monday when I had a chance to package. Once I packaged them I let them rest in the fridge for 2 days before I froze them. I roasted one on the Wednesday after processing. It was YUMMY!! [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 29, 2011
  3. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    You can start packaging them now. Wet or dry is fine. We shrink bag them the same day we slaughter, then rest them from there.

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