Buckeyes for meat

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by kitchwitch, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. kitchwitch

    kitchwitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Question for those that have raised buckeyes, when do you typically harvest them for meat?
    I am thinking of getting into Buckeyes next year, so I was wondering what the typical grow-out is on these dual-purpose birds.
     
  2. homesteadapps

    homesteadapps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We've had some that dressed out at 4.5 pounds at 20 weeks free ranging -- not bad. Good breeder stock of White Rocks are also a good choice.
     

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