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how long till on 20% protein

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by buckbuster, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. buckbuster

    buckbuster New Egg

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    New to chicken game and I am sure this has been asked before but here we go.
    How long till my chickens get to butchering wt on 20%? Not sure of bread but know they are broiler chickens (go them free from my school i work at).
    What is the weight I should be aiming for?
    brad
     
  2. Reel Farm

    Reel Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    How old are they?

    20% is laying feed
    22% is meat feed
     
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2016
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    For Cornish X, they reach processing size by 8 to 10 weeks. For other, slower growing broiler types, process at 12 to 14 weeks.
     
  4. Reel Farm

    Reel Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    Most schools up here give away chickens at about age 9 to 11 months.
    That's why I asked about age because that old only good for stew.
     
  5. buckbuster

    buckbuster New Egg

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    I could swear the bag said broiler starter chicken feed. What weight am i aiming for?
    brad
     
  6. Reel Farm

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    See other post lol
     

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