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Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by SkyWarrior, May 26, 2010.

  1. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Songster

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Today I went down to the coop and found one of my 5 remaining Cornish x's sluggish. The other birds have picked on it so it's baldish. Right now its sluggish and gasping for breath. I've had this happen a week ago with another and I've assumed was CHF. Today I'll be butchering this one too. [​IMG]

    Thoughts? All my other birds are healthy and eating well. I have 28 birds total. The cornish Xs are 6 or so weeks old.
     

  2. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Songster

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    Are you giving them unlimited feed or restricting it to 12 hours/day?
     
  3. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Songster

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Quote:They have food available 24 hours, but they seem to eat only twice a day (I can see how much they're eating). I had restricted it until recently. Would this make a difference this late in the their age?
     

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