Two one-year old roos. Any suggestions?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by El Federico, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. El Federico

    El Federico In the Brooder

    Apr 27, 2011
    We have two one-year old free-range broiler roosters that I want to cook for Christmas (the Yuletide season in the Philippines, by the way, starts in September, and it's not unusual to see witches and skeletons mingled with tinsels and poinsettias). Any suggestions on how to cook them and, if possible, what to feed them to get the best flavor?

    I remember when we cooked some of our roos a few months ago. It was like eating a tough old Velociraptor. LOL
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    crockpot! Slow cooking for hours on low heat.... [​IMG]
  3. KenK

    KenK Songster

    Jan 23, 2011
    Coq au vin would make a nice holiday dinner.
  4. BettyR

    BettyR Songster

    Mar 1, 2008
    Texas Gulf Coast
    If they are still alive you can cage them and feed them chicken feed and table scraps for at least a month (longer if possible) and they will be tender and tasty. The table scraps will give the meat a great taste and yes give them left over cooked meat as well.

    If they are already dead then you will need to simmer them in a pot of liquid for at least 3 hours before using the meat.

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