Amount of Food that should be given to meat birds

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Highrooster, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. Highrooster

    Highrooster In the Brooder

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    We have had our 14 cornish rock meat birds since the April 25 (thats when they were born) and we are not sure how much to feed them. They are in a 6x10.5 cage. Should we free range them? Please let us know.
     
  2. Highrooster

    Highrooster In the Brooder

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  3. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    What are you feeding them starter, grower, or finisher. how big are they. they should be close to butcher thats usualy 8 weeks
     
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  4. jaku

    jaku Songster

    Give them as much as they will eat in a 12 hour period, then take away the food at night. As Buck Creek said, if they're Cornish X's, they should be about ready to butcher. Free ranging is up to you, depending on your facilities.
     

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