Butchering Weight - Colored Rangers??

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Salt and Light, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. Salt and Light

    Salt and Light Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 1st experience with Colored Rangers. They are 8 weeks old today. Some of them LOOK big enough to butcher but I'm not sure. 5 of the biggest weighed between 6.5 and 7.4 lbs. Is this heavy enough to butcher? I never weighed any of my previous X-rocks - always butchered at 8 weeks.
     
  2. chicken nanny

    chicken nanny Out Of The Brooder

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    thats up to you how big of chicken you want to eat. I would says 7.5 live would dress around 6lbs??? but i dont know . I raise the Xrocks.
     
  3. Salt and Light

    Salt and Light Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On average, how much does a store-bought chicken weigh?
     

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