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  1. igorsMistress

    Thoughts and best practices .. older hens

    Fattening up is not building muscle. It's putting fat on an animal. I've heard of that, but putting more muscle on a 4 year old bird? No, hence why I'd like to know more about how you accomplished that.
  2. igorsMistress

    Thoughts and best practices .. older hens

    I'll go find it and check it out! I had some JG mix pullets I gave to my son. He said one of them weighs a ton now, just a big girl. I've heard they're pretty easy going.
  3. igorsMistress

    Thoughts and best practices .. older hens

    Nope, not a bit. I'd be interested in reading how you do this.
  4. igorsMistress

    Thoughts and best practices .. older hens

    That's the biggest and he's not the norm compared to the others. The pullets were really heavy for their size when younger but they're in that lanky, getting taller stage right now. Wow, you pushed it to 22 weeks? I don't know if I can wait that long with my current situation. The big boy sounds...
  5. igorsMistress

    Thoughts and best practices .. older hens

    Hi there, welcome to BYC! I started keeping chickens for eggs, but never thought I'd be able to eat a bird from my flock. It took time but eventually that changed. Your feelings now could change too. Look around in the meat bird section, you'll be able to read a lot about people's experiences...
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