How Soon??

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by mommto3kiddos, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Songster

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    What is the earliest age you cull your chickens?? At what age do you think gives you the more tender meat??
     
  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    roos or pullets?
    I cull my unwanted/excess laying breed roos about the time they become a pain in the neck I usually get a 1.5 lb carcass which I use and find perfect for a pot of soup.
    pullets I wait until I see a trait I find undesireable (comb type, leg or feather color etc) but these I usually offer up on CL for 10-15.00 each then if they don't sell I butcher.
     
  3. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Songster

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    Well I think I got one of each. But these are cornishX from TSC. I was just asking on the chicks page about the what ifs any off my layers are roos, as I do not want roos!
     
  4. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    oh well if they are CX you will buther the male around 8 weeks and ther feamle around 10
     

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