Cute Story... glad your son was allowed to keep it ...He is a looker !
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Welcome! He is a nice looking rooster. Not sure if you are aware that the meat breeds don't live very long. I hear the do much better if you ration their food. Also thy can not reproduce.
Yeah, cornishx meat chickens do not live long, after 12 weeks they usually can't even walk, look like they are dying. I've heard occasionally a pullet will live long enough to lay eggs.
Restricting feed when they are young helps get them to mature, well not mature but butchering size with less health problems associated to their rapid growth.
Edited by Beer can - 12/12/15 at 7:27am
Horse don't digest all the grain that they eat so the chickens are just eating what bits were left over.
I'm getting back a big Slash Orpington rooster that you could have. I hatched out 4 and 3 were roosters. They are all HUGE The 2 that I have right now are about the same size of my turkey hens.
Ive gotten quite a few offers which i appreciate. Im thimling one already grown , good personality but will boss those rir and barred rocks around
YES IT Is ! Me too... I am taking advantage of it ..Yesterday I cleaned out all the litter in the coop....
It was partial decomposed...smells like dirt ...Going to be great for the garden
Picked the Brussels Sprouts & the leftover plants going to the chickens. Plus, the rabbit loves eating the tough stalks.
Nice! I just got done cleanig off the droppings boards. The bedding is ok, I just replaced it a couple days ago. All while still walking on my broken ankle. I refuse to wear the boot they gave me because I've had two knee surgeries and it pulls on my knee. So I'm walking on this ankle lol! I still take care of the ladies and gentlemen chickens though!