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Feeding dual purposebirds

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

  1. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Songster

    Jul 25, 2011
    Franklinton, NC
    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

    Nov 8, 2010
    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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