How are we doing?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by homestead tim, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. homestead tim

    homestead tim In the Brooder

    Apr 28, 2011
    Hey Meaties! We are raising our fist batch of 50 meaties. They will be 5 weeks on Tuesday and i just did a weigh in. They are averaging 4.5 lbs. How are we doing? Do you guys think they are on track for a 7 week harvest? Thinking about keeping 20 or so for 9 weeks. Any suggestions?

  2. LilyD

    LilyD Songster

    Jan 24, 2011
    Bristol, VT
    That's pretty awesome for 5 weeks we averaged about 8 to 9 pounds by 9 weeks for our last batch this batch will exceed those.

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