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Freezing a chicken?

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IMoveTheStarsForNoOne Fri 23-Oct-09 11:12:48

I know this is a really stupid question, but I have a big chicken that I was going to cook for guests this weekend, but they can't come anymore.

It'll be alright in the freezer, won't it?

[dons idiot hat and waits for response]

blush

Hassled Fri 23-Oct-09 11:14:19

Provided the chicken has already ceased to be and isn't actually clucking, it will be fine in the freezer .

overmydeadbody Fri 23-Oct-09 11:14:26

of course it will be alright in the freezer!grin

Unless it has already been frozen and defrosted, but you know that right?

daisyj Fri 23-Oct-09 11:15:39

It'll be fine as long as it's still within it's use by date when you put it in the freezer. I've just done the same thing, so I hope I'm right smile.

daisyj Fri 23-Oct-09 11:16:13

its use by date. Not it's blush

IMoveTheStarsForNoOne Fri 23-Oct-09 11:17:36

I'm such an idiot [slaps self]

People buy turkeys ages before Christmas and freeze them, why the hell wouldn't a chicken be safe to freeze?

Dear god... blush

daisyj Fri 23-Oct-09 11:22:50

grin

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