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Offer - Daylesford Organic Whole Chicken Typically: 1.5kg

2.9 out of 5 (60)

27 out of 60 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Save 25% per Kg, was £8.99 per Kg

 - Save 25% per Kg when you order by 7/10/2014. Offer subject to availability. Higher price charged between 08/08/2014 & 02/09/2014. Maximum 20 promotional items per customer.

life 4 days guaranteed (avg. 4)*

Organic Suitable for freezing

Typically £15.28
£11.46

Price per kg: £6.74

Min. weight: 1.6kg

Max. weight: 1.8kg

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Product Description

Daylesford Organic Chicken
Whole Bird
Fresh Class A

Our chicken roam freely and live significantly longer lives than even free-range chickens. As they forage, they make the most of our organic pastures, being a breed that naturally enjoys exploring. All this means their meat has the time to develop its unique flavour.

At Daylesford, we believe in farming sustainably. Our animals roam freely on our farm's organic pastures, and feed on the organic crops we grow ourselves. We never use herbicides or artificial fertilisers, and we rotate our fields between crops and our animals, which allows the soil to build up nutrients naturally.

Why organic?
We believe organic is better for our health, our animals and the environment; and of course always tastes better.
Our organic chickens live in plenty of outside space. Many 'free-range' chickens rarely leave their over-crowded houses, since that's where their food is.

Daylesford farmshop: (`Discover more from the Daylesford Range' link above)

At Daylesford, we have been farming organically for over 25 years with a simple passion for real food. Our new virtual farmshop on Ocado stocks our full range of award-winning organic produce, including our meat, cheese, soups, meals, milk, bread, cakes and a great range of larder essentials.
Visit our farmshop at www.ocado.com/daylesford

Daylesford is a working farm, and the food we produce varies with the seasons. Just like all farmers markets, we bring the best of what we have each day to Ocado. We hope you find what you are looking for.

Product Information

Categories


Brand

Daylesford

Storage

Keep refrigerated below 5ºC. Consume within the use by date. Once pack is opened use on the same day.
Suitable for freezing on day of purchase. Use within one month. Defrost fully before use. Do not re-freeze once defrosted.

Prepare & Use

Oven Cook
Electric (200ºC): 45 minutes per kg + 20 minutes
Fan (180ºC): 45 minutes per kg + 20 minutes
Gas (gas mark 6): 45 minutes per kg + 20 minutes

Preheat oven.
Remove all packaging, and place the bird in a roasting tray.
Brush with plenty of olive oil, and squeeze over the juice of one lemon.
Season generously with sea salt and black pepper.
Crush one whole bulb of garlic, and use to stuff the chicken, with one halved lemon and sprigs of thyme.
Cook thoroughly until the juices run clear and there is no pink meat.
If the breast browns too quickly, cover with foil.
Allow to rest for ten minutes before carving

Country of Origin

UK

Manufacturer

Daylesford Organic Ltd.
Daylesford
Near Kingham
Gloucestershire
GL56 0YG

Package Type

Plastic Bag

Recycling Information

Packaging recyclable

Reviews

Customer Reviews

2.9 out of 5

60 customers reviewed this product Average rating 2.9

27 out of 60 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 2 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

No flavour

Sadly flavourless chicken.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

0 of 1 found this review helpful.

best ever

I used to buy chicken from a local organic farm but have since moved. This is a great product full of flavour. This is definitely my new favourite chicken.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

0 of 1 found this review helpful.

Amazing!!

Absolutely amazing full flavoured chicken! I wont be buying a chicken anywhere else!

Rating: 4 star out of 5

High quality Chicken - low grade packaging

Bought this chicken for the first time, was worried after reading reviews, more worried when I saw the sloppy low grade packaging which it came in, it really did look awful. It appeared to have been squashed quite flat. Cooked it with little hope, but was amazed at the excellent flavour and moistness. Such a shame to present a high quality bird in a plastic bag, that looked as if nobody cared.....will buy again, but hope for no leaks from bag. as a result of packaging only 4 stars

Rating: 3 star out of 5

3 of 3 found this review helpful.

Not a patch on another we have tried.

This breed of bird is quite short breasted by comparison to those farmed by a certain ex racing driver from South Africa, making it harder to carve. However as Ocado do not stock their poultry range (sadly) then this is your only option if avoing grain fed and animal welfare is high on your list. Not the best flavor we've had either but I'm splitting hairs because it still good and certainly in a different league to the poor blighters who go from egg to dead in a matter of weeks without ever seeing daylight.

Life guarantee
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