BLACK BROILERS

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by poultry bro, Dec 22, 2014.

  1. poultry bro

    poultry bro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi guys I have a question to ask and a story to tell you I bought 5 black broiler chicks a week before I got my white broilers and by the time it was butchering day the blacks looked thinner than the whites but looked of similar size and once we where ready to butcher we realized how small the carcass actually was compared to the whites so I will never do black broilers again. But when I bought them I said from the start any blacks that where female we would keep and out of those five we had one hen and I kept her because she is now full grown and smaller than my buff orpingtons anyway my question is should she be on a restricted diet and will she get heart problems like white broilers would.
     

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