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Poultry

In Italy, chickens raised free range by the traditional method, are more defined by age in the industry:

• Up to 3-4 months and a weight of 600 g.
• Up to a year and a kilo of weight
• Up to maturity and a weight of 1,5 Kgs.
• Young males of about 6 months
• Roosters, aged a maximum of 10 months (otherwise it would be too tough to eat)
• Hen, egg-laying females (butchered at the end of their egg-laying time, with tough but excellent fatty meat, good for making excellent broth)
• Young female chicken fattened up to 1.8 kg, without much movement, on a special diet to obtain very delicate meat
• Capon, castrated male weighing from 2.5 kg and up with particularly fine fatty meats.

In Italy, chickens raised free range by the traditional method, are more defined by age in the industry:

• Up to 3-4 months and a weight of 600 g.
• Up to a year and a kilo of weight
• Up to maturity and a weight of 1,5 Kgs.
• Young males of about 6 months
• Roosters, aged a maximum of 10 months (otherwise it would be too tough to eat)
• Hen, egg-laying females (butchered at the end of their egg-laying time, with tough but excellent fatty meat, good for making excellent broth)
• Young female chicken fattened up to 1.8 kg, without much movement, on a special diet to obtain very delicate meat
• Capon, castrated male weighing from 2.5 kg and up with particularly fine fatty meats.