dressed weights for orpingtons and sussex

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Godiva, Aug 6, 2007.

  1. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering if any of you folks could let me know about the weight your BO and sussex type birds dressed out at and at what age you slaughter? I am just trying to get an idea of whether we are on the right track with our plan... I know it is really different in some ways from dealing with the cornish cross types and was hoping their might be some of you that could share your experience with a newbie.
     
  2. Country Gal

    Country Gal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have buff orpingtons that I'm planning on slaughtering in September. They will be about 20 or 22 weeks old. Not sure what they'll dress out at yet...
     
  3. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will be really interested to hear what they come out as! Have you done them before Country Gal?
     

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