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Maximum # chickens on Joetisserie

I have an XL BGE and was wondering what the max number of 5 lb chickens can be rotisseried and still have everything finished simultaneoulsy.  Thoughts?


  • Mark_B_Good
    Mark_B_Good Posts: 1,518
    My guess is 3 .... but I've never done it on the BGE. I've done 4 on my Napoleon, and just judging by the diameter, dome ... I'd be surprised if you can fit more than 3 in an XL.  There would be space on the either side of the chickens to cook something else though ... if you need more food.
    Napoleon Prestige Pro 665, XL BGE, Lots of time for BBQ!
  • MissDaisy
  • Foghorn
    Foghorn Posts: 9,842
    Welcome aboard.  I don't have any more information for you.  I just want you to feel welcome here.  Please post pics of your cook.

    XXL BGE, Karebecue, Klose BYC, Chargiller Akorn Kamado, Weber Smokey Mountain, Grand Turbo gasser, Weber Smoky Joe, and the wheelbarrow that my grandfather used to cook steaks from his cattle

    San Antonio, TX

  • Canugghead
    Canugghead Posts: 11,527
    Welcome aboard. I'm wondering if you can squeeze four in if you rotate them vertically instead of horizontally.
  • lousubcap
    lousubcap Posts: 32,375
    As above, welcome aboard and enjoy the journey.  Above all, have fun.
    Keep a clamp on your discretionary income as this place can put some serious hurt on things you never knew you needed.
    I am proof positive.   B)
    Louisville; Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!  Seems I'm livin in a transitional period.