Bare breasts CxR....

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Oceanseve, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    am I doing something wrong? or is this normal? Even the pullets that are almost fully feathered have bare breasts still. Am I not changing the litter enough? am I feeding them too much? or am I just over analyzing?
     
  2. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    They're supposed to have a bare strip down the middle. As long as there aren't like oozing sores or scabs or anything like that, it is no kind of problem [​IMG]

    Pat
     
  3. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, that is exactly it just no feathers down the center - why did none of the books tell me about this?? Its kinda disturbing. i can see why they're supposed to be prone to breast blisters now.
     
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  4. jaku

    jaku Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, they are a strange looking bird. They will also lay in their poo and get it crusted in their feathers. Yet they taste really good.
     
  5. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for that image chicken breasts smothered in poo how long should that go in the oven [​IMG]
     

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