Mine were 3 week today! We're CX twins.
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I guess I assumed that anything sold as a broiler was some version of a CX.
JR Nash -- I love the idea of tracking our chicks to see how they develop in comparison.
I'll try to get a weight today and them do pictures and a weigh in every week. I'll add that I try to grow my CX fairly slowly. They get fed fermented feed twice a day, with a mid-day snack of spouted wheat, sunflower seeds and produce which I scatter in the yard to make them work for it. For the fermented feed, I go with 2 weeks on chick grower, 2 weeks of a mix of grower/flock raiser, and then flock raiser to the end. What is your feeding plan? With the slow growers, do you still need to limit feed?
I already have a huge demand. Now to get to work at building to fill those orders. In my area ducks eggs are a specialty. People that love them, love them! People that are weirded out by them are weirded out! I believe I can turn that around and make them a great seller! I currently sell out now of the small amounts that I sell. I'm hoping that having a much bigger group of ducks laying those lovely eggs sells as well!
I so miss having meaties!! If you have meaties please share all of your stories, questions, pics...anything! I miss Sunny!
Will you be making a how you raised ducks page like you made this one? As I've mentioned, I'm still considering them, and love watching how they grow. Or will you just share here with us?