Does anyone have Pictures of Delaware Carcasses?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by thriftyfarmer, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. thriftyfarmer

    thriftyfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    I am very interested in raising Delaware Hens and Roosters and butchering the Roos for meat.

    Does anyone have any pictures of freshly butchered Delaware Roos or Hens?

    I looked around the forum but didn't find anything?? Of course there are probably pictures of this somewhere on here... i just haven't found them yet.

    Thanks!
     
  2. foamspoon

    foamspoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These were crosses between Delaware and RIR best I can do.


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  3. thriftyfarmer

    thriftyfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome! How old? How big (weight)?
     
  4. foamspoon

    foamspoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    16 Weeks and roughly 7.5 lbs. I am having them tonight, They are sitting in the brine now.
     
  5. thriftyfarmer

    thriftyfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    WOW!! 7.5lb Carcass in 16 weeks!! Impressive! I've always heard they would be about 4 or 5 lbs.
     
  6. indigo3

    indigo3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I didn't dress out any but the Delawares I just had were large and grew faster then my new Hampshire's and rirs. They are pretty docile and good free rangers too. I'll be getting more in February hopefully
     
  7. foamspoon

    foamspoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry. My weight was off. They were over 4 lbs, but I was happy with the amount of meat I got from them.
     
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