1st time Cornish X – Age to weight

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by quercus21, Aug 9, 2008.

  1. quercus21

    quercus21 Songster

    Jul 21, 2008
    Tivoli, NY
    This is the first time I have raised Cornish X. At 5 weeks old they are weighing in at approximately 6 – 6.5 lbs. Is this about the right weight for the age? Or should I have the scale calibrated? Next week I plan on processing ½ of them.

  2. Red Tie

    Red Tie Songster

    May 30, 2008
    Metamora, MI
    I just finished processing mine at 7 weeks and eight weeks. The roo's went at 7, they (live weight) weighed 8-9.5 lbs and the hens at 8 weeks weighed 5.5 to 7.75 lbs. Sounds like yours are doing well!

  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    ooohhhh! i just went to water and feed mine (2 1/2 wks) can't wait until i get to where you are! 5 weeks till dinner.
  4. Daycare Mom

    Daycare Mom Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious

    Apr 9, 2008
    Conklin, Michigan
    I have the slow white broilers so I think I will have to wait a little longer. [​IMG] I agree with the previous post can't wait until mine are as big as yours! Yummy!

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