first meatie that's having trouble walking

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by shaft0463, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. shaft0463

    shaft0463 Out Of The Brooder

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    OK mine are about 8 weeks old and around 4 pounds. I've been raising them on a diet of whole grains and such.

    In the past couple days, one of them has started limping a bit. At first it was mild, and she kept up with the others just fine. Now she's really having trouble walking. I can't find an obvious injury, though she seems a bit more upset when I manipulate one leg compared to the other.

    All of the others are healthy, active, etc. No losses since the first couple days. They are cornishx.

    Should I go ahead and process her?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I would.
     
  3. shaft0463

    shaft0463 Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what I was leaning towards. I will do it in the morning. She's one of the larger ones, so she should make a nice meal for me and hubby.
     
  4. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

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    Cull. Part of the process.
     

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