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Meat vs Layer

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by ~Wind~, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. ~Wind~

    ~Wind~ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So just incase anyone is interested. This is a picture of two of our birds. Both are 4 weeks old. One is a CornishX the other is a White Leghorn.
    The CornishX is 2lbs 3oz and the White leghorn is 10oz.

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  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    great comparison!
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Very good shot. What a difference.
     
  4. Bluff Country Chicken

    Bluff Country Chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Thought I'd share my observation...I like to keep record of feed consumption and discovered quite a difference between my Cornish Xs and my All Heavies assortment from Murray McMurray (included some dual-purpose breeds such as Rhode Islands and Orphingtons among others). Not even close. At 5.5 weeks of age the Xs had consumed 10# while the Heavies had 3#.
     
  5. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a great photo. I'm sure I'll be sharing this post with others in the future.
     

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