Look Lunch...

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by mmajw, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
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    That is what the kids say when we go check on the meat chickens.... [​IMG]
     
  2. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    Ponder
    yum! Do most meat birds have few feathers or do yours peck?
     
  3. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    Mine dont peck. They grow so fast their feathers cant keep up. They also put off so much heat that they dont keep their feathers.
     
  4. TT

    TT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They sure are ugly [​IMG] But I bet they'll be yummy.
     
  5. rypie13

    rypie13 Out Of The Brooder

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    k I am not sure if seeing those chickens is going to make it easier to eat them, because they are kind of unattractive, or if I am just feeling sorry for them. Ours are 10 days out and counting! [​IMG]

    after I counted it was 10 out not nine
     
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2008
  6. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    That is one thing we have never done....become attached to the meat chickens.
    We don't spend a lot of time with them or name them, just enough to feed and water and clean them out and make sure they are all good. We spend our time with our layers and they have names.

    I haven't had to buy chicken, pork or beef from a grocery store in so long that I cant even remember. So, seeing them to us is just another meal. It took awhile to get in that mind set but that is all my kids know and they think its great.

    I can understand you saying that you feel sorry for them, I did too when I first started out with meat chicks now its just second nature I guess.

    ETA:
    Oh and the fact that they are ugly and stinky and all they do is eat and poop makes it easier to see them go.
     
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2008
  7. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

    In those first couple of pictures, some of them are looking at the camera. You wonder if they have any idea what they're in for....
     
  8. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    Quote:Oh they know we tell them daily..

    The kids will sing :
    Munch a bunch a lunch
    Munch a bunch a lunch
    la la la la la lunch

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  9. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Oh my God......[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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