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Feeding dual purposebirds

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by doubleatraining, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Songster

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    I am going to start taking in unwanted DP roosters and sending them to freezer camp. When I had my CornishX they got chick starter feed because of the high protein. If I want to fatten up my roosters and make sure the younger ones reach full size...do I feed them the starter feed too?
     

  2. homesteadapps

    homesteadapps Songster

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    Many people do just that, but they can still free range. They plump up quickly with the higher protein feeds. Separating them into a smaller run to limit the running will also help.
     

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