vacuum sealing chickens with an 11" roll

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by TimG, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. TimG

    TimG Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    I saw a FOODSAVER BagVac Kit on Craigslist last night. The largest roll it uses is an 11" roll. Does anyone have experience with bagging chickens with an 11" roll? I know there have been recent threads about vacuum sealing chickens and apologize in advance if this specific question was covered in one of those.
  2. scubaforlife

    scubaforlife Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 13, 2009
    If I recall correctly, the answer is yes it will work.
  3. Hillsvale

    Hillsvale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2009
    Hillsvale, Nova Scotia
    I guess it all depends on the size of the chicken... my first batch dressed out at 7lbs... I don't think I am squeezing their chunky butts into the bags! lol

    I would however thing a 5lber would go in just fine!
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2010
  4. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    I have used those successfully.
  5. TimG

    TimG Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    Thanks for the quick replies.
  6. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

    May 11, 2008
    Howell Michigan
    I smoke a lot of 4-5 pound chickens and then vacuum seal. The 11" bag works fine.

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