When I received this chicken most of the skin was missing over the beast and one wing. It was not a great flavor. I will not buy this again
I am sad as the beef that comes from this company is stellar. Chicken..nope..will not order again.
*From USW Meats- We are grateful for your support and are sorry for your disappointment with the Whole Chicken you ordered. This is a popular item and many customers save the bones to use in broths later. Again, we apologize for the disappointing experience. We have issued a refund for this product. Please do not hesitate to contact us if we may be of further assistance. Kindest regards, The US Wellness Meats Team
From: Cindy | Date: 6/17/2015 7:29 PM
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I thought this was soy free, even if not corn free so I thought I would try it out since it was the first time I noticed being able to buy a single whole chicken. We just made it last night and were very happy with it. I would buy more chicken from US Wellness if they could be all soy and corn free, but I understand that is hard sometimes. The quality of this was good, and I'm looking forward to using the bones. Would recommend.
From: Kimberly | Date: 7/14/2015 7:20 PM
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Disappointed in the chicken, drumstick missing and made cooking on rotisserie lopsided. One of our favorite pieces on a chicken. With one of the previous reviews mentioning something similar I will not buy again. The ribs and wings were great and we like this company in general.
*From USWM-Ellen- Thank you for supporting us! We are very sorry for your disappointment with the Whole Chicken on this order. We have followed up with our processors and look forward to improvements and increased quality packaging. We have credited you for this chicken. Please feel free to reach out to us if there is ever an issue with the items, or if we may be of assistance in any way. We are happy to help! The US Wellness Meats Team
From: Ellen | Date: 9/6/2015 4:51 PM
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I can't believe all the negative reviews of this incredible chicken!
Looking through them it appears there was a problem with their meat packers, but it must have been a fairly brief or intermittent one. I order these chickens fairly often and I've never gotten one that wasn't perfect in every way. I didn't order one this summer because it's too hot to roast a chicken and I don't have a barbeque, but I see that's when the complaints were. But honestly, if I received one of these missing a leg or a wing, or even a lot of the skin, I'd just pop it in the oven and roast it anyway. Probably bread crumbs to cover the bird and liberal basting with butter and broth from the pan would fix it right up, if it had no skin. Years ago a local farmer had chickens as healthy as these, but since he got out of the chicken business I couldn't find any with such wonderful bone structure and well developed meat anywhere around here or on the internet to save my soul! If you're worried about those low ratings, don't. These are wonderful chickens!
From: Deborah | Date: 11/27/2015 9:17 PM
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I thought this chicken was significantly better than the store bought Organic, Free range chickens. Some other people commented that their chicken was missing skin or parts, mine was not, it was just fine. The meat was moister and a bit darker than store bought stuff, it tasted great and the bones made delicious broth :)
From: Debrah | Date: 4/29/2016 11:58 AM
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I bought one of these whole chickens and found it to be the real deal. The chicken has a density to its texture that tells me the chicken ate a diet it was meant to eat. I used to eat Mary's chickens, and even though they are of good quality, I prefer a pastured chicken that eats bugs....much healthier.
From: David | Date: 5/20/2016 6:27 PM
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I have been ordering these chickens for the past year. Each one has been very tender and delicious without exception - whether I oven roast it whole, or split it down the back and grill it outside. An excellent buy!
From: Laura | Date: 10/19/2016 1:34 PM
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No missing parts or skin on my chicken, and it cooked up moist and delicious! The bones are in the crock pot right now with some chicken feet for broth...can't wait! I will definitely be ordering again.
From: Mandy | Date: 11/19/2017 7:52 PM
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My budget has always kept me from being able to buy chicken from USWM before (although I have purchased other items), but recently I decided I was going to bite the bullet and just do it. I'm so glad I did! It was probably the most amazing bird we've ever had! No more birds from Trader Joes; I will make concessions in my budget to get these yummy chickens from now on!
I cooked it low and slow (pastured meat needs to be cooked differently; if you are new to it, do some research online) for almost 3 hours (and then bumped up the heat towards the end to make the skin crispy) and it was juicy, flavorful, and delicious! The carcass made great broth, too!
From: Susan D | Date: 1/29/2018 4:56 PM
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