First batch of 2012 done

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Peruvian, May 26, 2012.

  1. Peruvian

    Peruvian Songster

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    Just about 30 birds in the freezer. Don't they look fresh and tasty!

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  2. cukooformarans

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    WOW! Those look nice and plump! I am guessing cornish X? What kind of packaging is that?
     
  3. Peruvian

    Peruvian Songster

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    Yep, CX at 8 weeks. About 3.8:1 feed conversion ratio. Not great but we still ended up with almost 140lbs processed into the freezer and the farm/mill where I get my feed is 1/2 the price of the feed store. I think we averaged just under $1.25/lb in hard costs (not including labor).

    The bags are from Cornerstone Farm Ventures - http://www.cornerstone-farm.com/equipment/poultry-packaging/shrink-bag
     
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  4. cukooformarans

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    Great! Thanks!
     
  5. Life is Good!

    Life is Good! Songster

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    Yum! I see a nice barbeque sauce, a fabulous cream alfredo and noodles, some dumplings and roasted veggies.......

    Can you tell it's dinnertime, and ours is nearly finished?! [​IMG]
     

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