Live Weight Dressed Weight?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by 3KillerBs, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. 3KillerBs

    3KillerBs Songster

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    Is there a usual ratio for determining how much dressed weight to expect from a given live weight?

    And do the weights given in the hatchery catalogs have any reasonable relationship to reality?
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Crowing

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    its about 3/4 dressed weight
     

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