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Buckeye owners, some ?'s

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by dancingbear, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. dancingbear

    dancingbear Songster

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    I've looked up sites that describe Buckeyes, but they all seem to just have a copy of the same info, and none tell me what I want to know, which is:

    How long does it take for a buckeye to reach butcher weight?

    How long to mature weight?

    Is that really around 9 lbs. for the roos?

    How big do the hens get?

    How well do they get along with other breeds?

    Do they eat as much as standard meat birds, or less?

    If they eat a lot while growing, do they slow down a bit when they mature?

    I want to know more about these Buckeyes, they sound like nice birds! anything else you think would be good to know, run it on out there!

    Thanks in advance.
     
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2008
  2. blue90292

    blue90292 Songster

    Jan 30, 2007
    Rosharon, TX
    some of these questions, you'll get better answers if you post it on the breed thread. there are alot of buckeye enthusiasts on this site and i'm sure you'll get great info.
     
  3. dancingbear

    dancingbear Songster

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    Ok, thanks, good suggestion.

    Can one of the Mods please move this to the breeds section? Thanks much!
     
  4. keljonma

    keljonma Songster

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
  5. dancingbear

    dancingbear Songster

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    Yes, thank you. It's one of several sites with exactly the same info, they all seem to have copied and pasted from somewhere.

    It doesn't answer what I'm asking about.
     

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