I have late Saxon chicken remains at Alfred's Castle (ditched enclosure), i.e. Late 9th-early 11th but only identified as that date through radiocarbon dates and few post-Roman structures but no pottery or other material. Are you interested? Not published yet, though. And none are butchered and perhaps only 2 females.
From: Stephanie Grigsby
Sender: Analysis of animal remains from archaeological sites
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Subject: [ZOOARCH] Viking chickens
Sent: 14 Jul 2012 12:25
I am trying to identify any Anglo-Saxon and Viking sites throughout Europe which demonstrate chicken remains, particularly with reference to butchery and the male/female ratios, where possible.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance,
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