Am I missing out? 7 weeks instead of 8+?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by tsarge, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. tsarge

    tsarge Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 24 CX that are 5 weeks. My processing date is at 7 weeks. Am I really missing out on a lot of growth by not letting them go 8+ weeks? I have been feeding 12 on 12 off since week 3. Should I bump that up to full feed if I process at 7 weeks?
     
  2. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

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    About a pound per bird.
     

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