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Ideal slaughter age for Dark Cornish hen?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by mamabahre, May 23, 2011.

  1. mamabahre

    mamabahre Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2011
    I have been searching for the answer to this question for nearly a half an hour.
    We want to eat our Dark Cornish hen...She looks so yummy and is getting big. DH gave the ok (I have been drooling over her for weeks because I've read how amazing they taste).
    I just want to know what is generally a good age for a healthy all day long free ranging dark cornish hen to get the ax? I cannot find a simple answer anywhere.
    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited: May 23, 2011
  2. jdopler

    jdopler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2010
    Roggen, Colorado
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    it is a personal decision; what weight do YOU want her at?

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