Hi everyone im new here and 6 weeks into my first batch of cornish cross

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pjwynn623, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. pjwynn623

    pjwynn623 New Egg

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    Im 6 weeks into my first batch of Cornish cross chicks, I randomly weighed some today and most are around 4 lbs 15oz. is this a good weight for this age? thanks in advance.
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. You're Cornish Cross are pretty close to target. On high protein food, they should gain close to a pound a week. We typically butchered ours at 8 weeks and they weighed about seven to seven and a half pounds. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your Cornish Cross.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I have never raised meat birds before, so I can't be sure. You might ask in our Meat Birds section for more help...https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/21/meat-birds-etc

    Enjoy this new adventure you are on and welcome to our flock!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You guys are making me hungry here, I love chicken hot, I love chicken cold.[​IMG]
    BTW Welcome to Backyard Chickens.
     

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