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  1. hogster160

    hogster160 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read this on facebook as well. Monday we ordered our first meat chickens. We eat alot of chicken and beef. I get my beef from my neighbor each year and was looking for some where to get chickens. After looking and finding out how much local chickens sell for, we decided to try our hand at them. They arrived today all safe and sound. I'm not taking a chance that it is real. And know the FDA, they probably did approve this. I still need to do some checking into it, but I'm having a very busy week, so it will have to wait until next week. But in the mean time, I'm making my own. Better safe than sorry.

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  2. SallyinIndiana

    SallyinIndiana Overrun With Chickens

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  3. Old Salt 1945

    Old Salt 1945 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    US chickens shipped to China, processed, and shipped back to US.

    Now what could possibly go wrong with that? After all, the Chinese are so meticulous, honest in dealings with American-running-dog-capitalist-warmongers, that they would be extra cautious with our foods.

    I won't even buy dog food if I see China anywhere on the label. I don't even want the BAG to be made in China. D*mned sure I don't want my food to come from there.

    Let's see, 75 chickens shipped to China, 5,000,000 breasts, 20 million drumsticks, 40 million chicken wings processed and returned. My, my, aren't they efficient?

    "We have confidence that the USDA will do that testing and do it in a good and adequate manner". Right, our government is so effective and efficient. They will test 1 chicken per boatload, if that. The boat captain will probably hand it to the inspector, lest (s)he get frostbite digging through a freezer.

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  4. gunchief25

    gunchief25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. SallyinIndiana

    SallyinIndiana Overrun With Chickens

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    no more fast fried chicken, since I just know that is where the China chicken will go first. After all who is going to ask their local grocery deli or KFC where they got their chicken. Odds are the people working the counter would not even know as it comes from a food provider on a truck.
     
  6. browncow15

    browncow15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. CRSelvey

    CRSelvey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our local farm sells chicken at 24 for $250. I'm not sure if that's a good deal, but I am pretty sure I am not the person to process them. They are definitely free ranged and humanely treated, but I just wish for the price they were fed organic feed. Can meat chickens be raised for less than $10 each? Any thoughts are appreciated.
     
  8. CRSelvey

    CRSelvey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As much as I love Chinese food, I really don't want my food shipped there and back. I mean seriously, what could go right with that?
     
  9. pbirdhaven

    pbirdhaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone else suggested the poultry shows--that's a good way to contact breeders. Even if they don't have any in the sale pens, they probably have roosters that they would be glad to see go.
     
  10. hogster160

    hogster160 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will do thanks. Not ever having done them, I was going along like I did with the layers. I do have a light on for them, after watching them for a bit, they seem to be on the outside of the light, so up it went. They are being fed ff so hopefully, they will grow a little slower. I am planning on culling them at 10-12 weeks instead of 7-9 which is suggested. But I will go by how healthy they are. That is my goal anyway. Dates are subject to change of course lol.

    Deb

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