Too late?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Silkiesandco, Oct 7, 2015.

  1. Silkiesandco

    Silkiesandco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 26 week old roos that won't sell and they are eating so darn much so I was curious if 26 weeks is "too late" as in the meat will be very tough and inedible. They are mostly Ameraucanas, with one olive Egger. Not much meat on them but not sure what else to do with them as I don't have the money to be spending on food every week and a half.
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Just slow cook them.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I've eaten 4 year old roosters. I'm a fan of the pressure cooker for older birds. If you don't have one, you'll just need a low and slow recipe. Ridgerunner has some great posts about how he cooks birds. Roasting won't be great for these guys, but simmering/braising will give a fine meal.
     
  4. 123RedBeard

    123RedBeard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Crock pot! :)
     
  5. MadAnt

    MadAnt Out Of The Brooder

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