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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by newchickmom, May 17, 2008.

  1. newchickmom

    newchickmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good morning! [​IMG]
    My chicks are 10 weeks old now. I was wondering when I should remove the roos?
    I have 20 chicks and about half are roos. All but 1 will be culled for the freezer.
    Also, what is the best age for the best meat?

    Ruth
     
  2. newchickmom

    newchickmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my post got lost in the shuffle. [​IMG] does anyone know when I should separate them?
     
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Unless they're fighting or you don't want fertilized eggs, I don't believe there's a certain time you'd 'have' to separate them. I've read a few people culling extras around 3 months... I would think older birds would be tough.

    Good luck with whatever you decide.
     
  4. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they're all getting along then you probably don't need to separate them. I don't know what age the chickens should be dinner though....I hope someone answers you soon that knows more than me!
     
  5. lilcountry

    lilcountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of birds are they?
     

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