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Coleman's organic chicken at Costco?

janie Nov 24, 2009 10:12 PM

Is it any good?

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    jules127 Sep 13, 2010 08:16 AM

    Bumping this. I just saw at my own Costco yesterday Coleman organic whole birds, bonless skinless thighs and breasts.

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      artemis Sep 13, 2010 10:16 AM

      We buy the thighs and breasts regularly. Tastes great, and an excellent value. We prefer the organic Rocky chicken at Whole Foods the most, but unless it's on super sale, we stick with Coleman.

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        chefdaddyo Sep 13, 2010 01:31 PM

        Shop Rite in Mercer Mall (Rt 1) often carries the Coleman birds. Pretty good on the grill, but they are 4+ lbs. We like a little smaller. They almost always have asst' chix parts on the shelf.

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          ospreycove Sep 15, 2010 11:54 AM

          Excellent texture and taste; seems like the Coleman's chix get to "run around" alot. I like the plumpness of the breed and Coleman's Chix make great roast or rotisserie on the grill.....Very pleased!!!!!!!!

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      joonjoon Sep 16, 2010 08:28 AM

      I tried em for the first time the other day for beer can chicken....for me they were not worth the extra $$ in terms of flavor.

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        ospreycove Sep 17, 2010 10:47 AM

        I guess I am partial to organically fed chickens for taste; but just as important,what they are fed. I prefer not to be eating recyclerd chicken by products that makes up part of the feed of factory produced birds. Maybe it is a"Soylent Green" reaction!!!!

      2. susancinsf Jun 18, 2011 12:03 PM

        bumping this up to report that I noticed today that the Coleman's organic chicken (both whole chickens and skinless chicken breasts) are certified halal. Yay! No more needing to drive fifty or sixty miles from my small town (Merced, CA) to find halal poultry...I've always thought the flavor was good and that they are good value.

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          janetofreno Jun 19, 2011 12:02 AM

          Agreed. We buy them often.

        2. rabaja Jun 21, 2011 12:36 PM

          I like to keep the b/s thighs on hand. They seem like a good value and I like the way the thighs cook up.

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            ospreycove Jun 21, 2011 01:16 PM

            the Coleman B/S thighs are EXCELLENT!!!!!!

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