5 weeks and counting...

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Anna_MN, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Anna_MN

    Anna_MN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG][​IMG]My cornish x rocks are 5 weeks old today! Man, they sure do grow fast. We finished up their permanent pen yesterday. It's made out of an old fish house and an old dog kennel. It's better than I would've ever imagined. We are going to try to butcher them ourselves...we will see how that goes....
     
  2. fair weather chicken

    fair weather chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    good looking birds and just take your time and you will get them butchered. good luck.
     
  3. xC0000005

    xC0000005 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These posts are encouraging (I'm a week to a week and a half behind you) and if my birds look this nice I'll be delighted. Agreed on the butchering thing. Take your time. I plan to get everything ready Friday night and get up on Saturday and start processing them, taking my time. Biggest birds go first and I get done what I get done. Repeat until all birds have taken the bus to freezer camp.
     
  4. Anna_MN

    Anna_MN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! They are cornish x rocks from McMurray. They have done wonderfully for me so far. I am going to try some meaties from Welp in my next batch.
     
  5. paridisefarm2009

    paridisefarm2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NIce ! Mine are 6 weeks now every friday turns another week


    Will any one post processing before, during and after photos?
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  6. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 3 1/2 weeks :)
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  7. lynn1961

    lynn1961 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great pictures, how many have you guys started out with ? I will be following your post, very interested in the progression and the pitures of your finidhed birds!
     
  8. paridisefarm2009

    paridisefarm2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I baught 30 , got 31 and 2 died so right now I have 29 hungry monsters [​IMG]
     
  9. Anna_MN

    Anna_MN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right now I only have 14 females. My next batch of 50 will be straight run.I will keep you posted!
     
  10. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Cornish are 4 weeks old I'm gonna weigh them tomorrow.
     

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