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YYC Poussins

Scary Bill Dec 21, 2009 07:07 AM

Anyone know where to get them in Calgary?


  1. howlin Dec 21, 2009 10:22 AM

    the alternate word is cornish game hens and you can get them anywhere(wikipedia)

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    1. re: howlin
      Scary Bill Dec 21, 2009 10:35 AM

      Cornish Hens are the result of much cross breeding, including chickens.


      Poussins are very young chickens.


      1. re: Scary Bill
        howlin Dec 21, 2009 11:23 AM

        um they may be cross bred but read the first paragraph of your own link and tell me
        im giving false statements to the op .

        1. re: howlin
          howlin Dec 21, 2009 11:26 AM

          this can be another option for the op

          1. re: howlin
            Scary Bill Dec 21, 2009 11:59 AM

            howlin, therer are differences as I pointed out. And if you had ever tasted either, you would know they are different.

            The fact that some Americans don't know the difference really doesn't change the facts.

            1. re: Scary Bill
              howlin Dec 21, 2009 01:57 PM

              ive had both im just suggesting another option as i pointed out earlier .if you cant find poussins

              1. re: howlin
                howlin Dec 21, 2009 02:15 PM

                oh by the way the ones i did find i got from t and t .if the franklin mall location doesnt have it harvest hills should.

      2. m
        marcopolo Dec 21, 2009 09:38 AM

        you could also try the frozen section of most bigger chinese grocers. they usually have all kinds of fowl; squab, duck, quail, goose; so they might have poussins too.

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        1. re: marcopolo
          Scary Bill Dec 21, 2009 10:27 AM

          The only bigger Chinese grocer I know of is T&T, where I have found a few things like fresh cornish game hens, though it is hit and miss on the fresh poultry, just have to be there on the right day.

          Any other Chinese grocers you would suggest?

          1. re: Scary Bill
            marcopolo Dec 21, 2009 11:37 AM

            You could try Lambda or Jay's (i think that's what's called... centre st and 16th ave N). There's also another one on the south side of 17ave SE and 31st.

        2. John Manzo Dec 21, 2009 08:30 AM

          You might try Bite.

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          1. re: John Manzo
            Scary Bill Dec 21, 2009 10:24 AM

            Never been to Bite. I also for some reason that escapes me thought that it was a coffee shop/prepared food kind of place. Will go soon. Wish they had a website to do some recon.

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