net weight

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by united, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. united

    united Out Of The Brooder

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    I want a net weight of 1.4 kgs. What wieght should the chicken be, before being proccesed? Is there a formula? Ok , i know my contribution to this forum is only asking. The reasons for this are 1- my poor english, 2- this is a new hobby for me [​IMG]. Sorry. My be one day i will learn more, and contibute more.
     
  2. Menmyrc

    Menmyrc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've read that the net weight is about 70% of the live weight.
     
  3. la dee da

    la dee da Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've read the net weight (or dressed weight) is usually about 2/3 of the live weight. Don't worry about asking questions, that's what this forum is for [​IMG].
     
  4. united

    united Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks
     
  5. Neil Grassbaugh

    Neil Grassbaugh Chillin' With My Peeps

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