Lost three meaties

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by numamahen, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. numamahen

    numamahen Out Of The Brooder

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    Just got a call from neighbor caring for our birds that three of our meaties were dead this morning. We are on our way home from cabin. Have appointment with processor for tomorrow. My worry is about loosing any more before they get butchered. It was hot last night & they probably should have been butchered last week but we couldn't get a spot. The procedure is that we bring them to processor tonight, put in their cages & they are butchered in the morning. No feed today but they have plenty of water. It's cooler today but I am still worried! Any words of wisdom??!!??
     
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    Not much you can do now but hope for the best.. Once they pass prime butchering age you have MUCH more issues.. Good luck on the remaining birds...
     
  3. numamahen

    numamahen Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thanks --- I'm crossing my fingers & saying prayers too!!
     

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