"Louisiana "La-yers" Peeps"

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Sassymygirl, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. cajun backwoods

    cajun backwoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    those are real nice im hopeing to get me some more very soon [​IMG]
     
  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Gotcha ;)
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    They are so pretty, I hate to crack them open to cook them. I just like looking at them in the fridge. :lau
     
  4. Cajun Chooks

    Cajun Chooks Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm thinking "Yum Yum"
     
  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    :yuckyuck

    :lau
     
  6. New2TheCoop

    New2TheCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a question for everybody who hatches ducks in an incubator... I have my temp locked in at 99.5, the problem I'm having is with the humidity. I am using a little giant 9200, I have filled up all the indention's for water filled and it brought me to 50%, I added a large sponge and brought it up to 60%... I need to get it up to 85%... Any ideas on how to raise it?
     
  7. Celie

    Celie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They sell Purina brand, at Hammond feed and seed, where I went, but only in the laying pellets and chick starter, others are Country Acres brand, but thy do not sell either flock raiser, nor a Broiler feed. I'll have to check the labels!
     
  8. Celie

    Celie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That would be GREAT! Thank you
     
  9. chickenguru

    chickenguru Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could go right across town to tractor supply and get the flock raiser if you wanted it.
     
  10. chickenguru

    chickenguru Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As far as raising the cornish cross goes I have had a lot better luck NOT feeding them as recommended.
    The first ones that I raised I fed as I was instructed to. By the time they were 5 weeks old the were nearly ready to butcher
    but could barely get around.
    The next batch that I raised I backed off of the feed and only filled the 1 feeder up 1x/day and kept plenty of water for them.
    After about two weeks I started taking them out of the brooder and put them on the ground to learn how to forage if the weather was
    good enough to. By the time they were 4-5 weeks old I would let them free range all day and they would go to the feed when they wanted to.
    They grew off a good bit slower but I had no problems with the body outgrowing the legs and in my opinion a tastier bird.
    Fed 20% chick starter/grower the whole time and added a little corn into their diet when they were around 5-6 weeks old.
    Cornish cross will free range and forage if they don't grow so quick and you take the time to let them.
     

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