Dark Cornish processing age?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by somadlyinlove, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Approximately what age would be best for processing Dark cornish? Roos and hens. I have a trio not 100 % pure they have some EE but they look just like dark cornish and I'm thinking about hatching a batch from them for meat. I hear they are tasty [​IMG]
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    I've read some folks process around 15 wks. [​IMG]
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
    DC's are a little slower at growth to maturity, the quality of the meat is far superior to other breeds that you can realy wait until you feel it's time.

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