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Age to cull?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by I have WHAT in my yard?, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    I have ten mixed breed chicks and one barred rock is definitely a roo! So he's dinner. At what age should I do the deed?











    OK, Not MY age! His! [​IMG]
     
  2. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He won't be much for frying IMHO.

    I have too mixed heavy breed roosters now that are about 3 months old.

    They are aptly named Chicken and Dumpling:lol:
    So come January or so they will live up to their name.

    So if you can put up with crowing I would wait until he is at least 6 months old and make some type of dish that requires slow, long simmering such as chicken-n-dumplings.
     
  3. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    January sounds good. A nice winter slow cooked chicken should be delightful....... the little booger bit me today. Give me a few months and I'll get back at YOU my pretty!!! BWAHAHAHA!
     
  4. dancingbear

    dancingbear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The crock-pot is my friend.[​IMG]
     

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