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Cockerel

Cockerel

Fresh, apple-fed free-range cockerel

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£37.50

Cockerel is a fuller-tasting meat than standard chicken, and ours are free-range and fed a completely natural diet of wheat, maize and whole oats, supplemented with locally-grown apples.

Grown to full maturity of 70-80 days which is twice as long as standard commercial chickens.

This gives them a longer and happier life of freedom out in the fields and this is reflected in the amazing eating quality of the bird.

The end product is simply incredible in taste and texture, quite unlike any other.

Supplied by Adlington in Warwickshire, who also produce our Label Anglais chickens and Three-Bird Roasts.

Each cockerel weighs a minimum 3kg, and will feed 6 people generously.

Supplied fresh

***Only available for delivery on Thursday 29th March***
We're sorry our cockerels are now sold out for Easter

Supplied fresh.

Put into a fridge as soon as possible after delivery, and consume within 5 days or before best before date on packaging.

Suitable for home freezing – please freeze on day of delivery and use within 3 months. Defrost fully before cooking.

Remove from fridge 30 minutes before cooking and allow to come to room temperature.

Brush with melted butter, season with salt and pepper, and cover with foil and roast in an oven at 190°C (Gas Mark 5) for 2 hours 15 minutes.

Remove the foil for the final 30 minutes to brown the skin.

Baste regularly throughout cooking.

Cover and leave to rest for 15 minutes before carving.

Delivery Information

We use technologically-advanced packaging , which we have put through vigorous testing to ensure your order arrives with you at the correct temperature.

We deliver from Tuesday to Friday, and also on Saturdays for a surcharge. Delivery is charged at £5, with free delivery for all orders of £75.00 and over, except for Saturday deliveries which have a surcharge of £15. Our deliveries are made between 8am and 4pm, and you can choose to have your order delivered to you at home, to your place of work or to another address you choose.

To find out more, read our full delivery policy.

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