Fresh Poultry (Primitive Plus)

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Fresh Poultry
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Don't eat raw! Poultry that can be used for special recipes or normal nourishment.

Consumable (values pertain to Humans)
Spoils in
Spoils to
Stack size
Spawn Command
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/PrimitivePlusMod/Items/Consumables/PrimalItemConsumable_FreshPoultry.PrimalItemConsumable_FreshPoultry'" 1 0 0
Used to craft


The Fresh Poultry is a Consumable in the Primitive+-DLC of ARK: Survival Evolved. It can be harvested from dead animals, just like  Raw Meat, and is suitable for consumption, cooking, and feeding.


Cooking: Fresh Poultry can be cooked at a fire to create  Cooked Poultry. Cooked Poultry replenishes more food and spoils much slower than Fresh Poultry and even slower than  Cooked Meat. It takes 5 seconds to cook Fresh Poultry in a Campfire.

Eating: Humans can eat Fresh Poultry to recover 20 points of food and 10 points of health.

Feeding: Fresh Poultry provides 100 food when eaten by a dino, making it well-suited for feeding baby  Carnivores. Normal  Raw Meat provides 50 food, so you need twice the amount for feeding. However, Fresh Poultry spoils much faster and has a smaller stack size.  Cooked Poultry lasts much longer and has higher stack size but provides only 50 food too.

Taming: Fresh Poultry, like  Raw Meat, can also be used to tame carnivores. However, due to the double amount of food it provides, the taming takes twice as long. Hence, Fresh Poultry is not well suited for taming.


Fresh Poultry can be harvested from dead  Birds like  Raw Meat from most other corpses. Birds include  Argentavis,  Dodo,  Pelagornis,  Quetzal and  Terror Bird.


Like other perishables, Fresh Poultry will spoil after a set amount of time, creating  Spoiled Meat. Poultry spoils after 3 minutes in a player's inventory. This is much faster than  Raw Meat which spoils in 10 minutes.

When stacked together, only one poultry from the stack will spoil at a time, and then reset the timer. If poultry stacked together has two different timers, the timer from the stack that is stacked on will be used. Splitting a stack of Fresh Poultry will leave the player with two stacks that each have the same timer. Players that require lots of  Spoiled Meat may consider splitting a stack into several individual items in their inventory; this will cause all the Fresh Poultry pieces to spoil at the same time. Due to the lower spoiling time compared to  Raw Meat, poultry is better suited for creating  Spoiled Meat.


  • Although the ingame description says Don't eat raw!, players restore food and health when they eat it.