I'm about to give up

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by halo, Jan 14, 2008.

  1. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    I have a few cornish cross chicks coming in my Murray Mc order next month. I thought Id like to try raising a few meat birds. I have looked EVERYWHERE, even called the University, and can find not a single place in Florida to process chickens. Why is that?? I think I may delete those from my order; I know Im just not able to do it, and it appears Id have to cross 2 states to get to a USDA plant. Its ridiculous!
     
  2. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

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    You should check with your state to see if there are any state inspected processors that you can use. Here's a link to the web site for that department. If you aren't planning to sell them, you may also be able to find someone (maybe a BYCer) to do it for you.
     
  3. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Go to your local extension office. They'll have all the information you need to know.
     
  4. hensdeliverthegoods

    hensdeliverthegoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, extension offices are GREAT for info like this and are always happy to help. BTW, I checked out your webstie, Greyfields - very impressive![​IMG]
     
  5. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Thanks for the ideas.

    What is an extension office??
     
  6. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. beekybuzzard

    beekybuzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can check in your county offices for your logal ag. extension offices. They are there to help with anything ag. related. Have a blessed day
     
  8. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Alrighty!!! Ill make a few phone calls before I cancel those little broiler babies.

    I love this forum...
     

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