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So they grow so fast it weird s you out...but, you want to do something that a friend says makes them grow faster! Not sure what you are asking.
what are you feeding them? Did you dip their beaks in water and provide plenty of it in accessible containers? Not much should go wrong with...
Congrats. We love ours!
I tractor them. Shop around and buy the cheapest chicks I can get and do a group buy with friends that raise meaties. Feed cost $13 for 50 lbs....
My time and water not included I raise mine for $1.75 a pound.
The grocery store chicken is a CX!
Don't put them in water! Put them ON ice. And it should be a clean cooler and ice. Open the drain so water escapes. High and dry.
They're still & only chickens. Same requirements as "normal" chickens so you should be fine.
To discuss what breed to get, depends what you like....
I cool mine off on ice immediately after processing. Then after their core temperature is cold! I package in shrink bags and freeze. Never had...
Once the sun goes down and its dark. They stop eating. They will nibble if there is a lot of moonlight.
This is what I use. Enjoy!
No hard and fast rules.
You have done nothing wrong! I have raised restricted feed and unlimited. No real issues either way.
Good luck and enjoy.
Looking forward to more info. Have fun
I have since upgraded the tarp to several sections of corrugated vinyl, light weight and cheap. Food is dry and their water is along the...
Odds are better if you grow them big and fast. You can be certain they will have issues as they get older. So, get them to the desired weight...
About all you can do is restrict feed. They are on track with the weight. Good luck
Than again. What's wrong with getting them huge and...
slit the throat and be done with it.
keep it lite, easy to move or you'll be mad at yourself!
I use 19% locally ground mash start to finish. Process @ 7-8 weeks 6-8 pounds. Cx'ers by the way. Chicken meat is not marbled so feeding corn...