Correct protein levels for Cornish X?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by WalkingOnSunshine, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Crowing

    Apr 8, 2008
    Hey y'all,

    My local mill doesn't make a broiler feed. Instead, they sell a 35% protein supplement meant to be mixed with ground corn and calcium to make a layer feed, but gives no instructions for how to make a broiler feed. What protein level am I shooting for? (I am not adding the calcium).

    edited to add: I think I have it! Let me know if this sounds right:
    Slaughtering at 7-8 weeks, so they are fryers or broilers. Based on this: they need 20-23% protein. Sound right?
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2013

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