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Offline smokeyzx

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4 - 7 lb chickens, how long?
« on: May 10, 2014, 06:32:24 PM »
I'm cooking 4 - 7 lb chickens for a mothers day party tomorrow. How long ish will they have to cook? I'm planning on 250 degrees if it matters...

Offline smokeyzx

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Re: 4 - 7 lb chickens, how long?
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2014, 08:00:45 PM »
I'm guessing 6 hours ish... Is that in the ballpark?

Offline smokeyzx

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Re: 4 - 7 lb chickens, how long?
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2014, 04:03:49 AM »
I put it by 6:30 for a 2:00 party, I will let you know.

Offline smokeyzx

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Re: 4 - 7 lb chickens, how long?
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2014, 05:36:01 AM »
Two hours in and internal temp is 107 degrees. This is going to be done way too early. lol

It doesn't look like I can post pictures yet.

Offline smokeyzx

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Re: 4 - 7 lb chickens, how long?
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2014, 10:16:56 AM »
The smoker won't go above 212 degrees even though it's 71 out with no wind.

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Re: 4 - 7 lb chickens, how long?
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2014, 10:19:05 AM »
Internal temp only 138 after 5:45 of cooking. Any help would be appreciated.

Offline WoodlawnSmoker

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Re: 4 - 7 lb chickens, how long?
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2014, 10:28:11 AM »
They should be long done.  I would suggest finishing them in the oven since you have a party soon and then we can work on fixing any problems.

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Re: 4 - 7 lb chickens, how long?
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2014, 10:35:52 AM »
OK, will do.

Thanks