Tough rooster

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by the Pollo Loco, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. the Pollo Loco

    the Pollo Loco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I slaughter another extra roo I had... about ten month old, mutt. He was very easy to process, I let the meat rest for a day... I was hungering rotisserie chicken... so into the Ronco he went... I was disappointed that the meat was so tough, (yet tasty)... would putting him in the crock pot have been a better idea? [​IMG]
     
  2. cameron

    cameron Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For me, anything under 6 months gets fried, smoked or grilled. After 6 months it gets boiled off and canned, or goes in the crockpot.
     
  3. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    When I was a newlywed, I fried a year old rooster. I made all the fixings for a nice fried chicken dinner. It was a memorable meal. Inedible but memorable. We couldn't eat the chicken. We tried, though. Tough beef you can usually gnaw a chunk off of. Not chicken. We ended having a nice chicken dinner without the chicken. I put the rooster in the crockpot and we ate him the next day.
     
  4. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Like what Cameron said. 6 months and over...SLOW cook.
     
  5. the Pollo Loco

    the Pollo Loco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!!! I've got three more roos... I'd better plan some crock pot dinners!! [​IMG]
     
  6. chickmama1662

    chickmama1662 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had some extra roos processed last month. They were 5 months old. The first one I fried ... it was pretty tough, you could eat it but it wasn't much fun. The second one I fixed over the weekend in the crockpot. Much, much better that was.
     
  7. the Pollo Loco

    the Pollo Loco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking meat birds would taste better than egg laying breeds... right?
     
  8. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    I don't know if the taste is any different, but you usually get more meat off a "meatie".
     

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