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broiler knowledge

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by marcus connor, Feb 16, 2015.

  1. marcus connor

    marcus connor Chirping

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    I need to know every possible thing about broilers. what kind is the best to buy, what to feed them, medicines they need, ect
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing 7 Years

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    Why would they need medicine? To limit health problems folks limit feed or prepare to butcher sooner. Meat bird feed is higher in fat and protein so they grow to potential.

    Do searchers like "Broiler Tractor" and "brooding broilers" and "butchering broilers" and you'll find a plethora of ideas and advice.
     
  3. ChickenJerk

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    To get authoritative information about broiler chickens see the websites of Cobb-Vantress, Aviagen or Hubbard. Many university publications are also to be found. Adapt the information you find there to your situation. Much of the information you get from intrenet opinion sites is based on things that are just not true.
     
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    Joel Salatins Pastured Poultry profits is a good book to or own.Is a little outdated.Everything you need to know about broilers should be in this book.He has some videos on YouTube talking about broilers too.Bakers Green Acres has some videos too.
     

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