Ordered my first meaties of the year.

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by mstricer, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    I order 11 CornishX all roosters. I pick them up on 2/22. I'm just doing in small batches this year. Due to getting overwhelmed last year. Who else ordered ?
     
  2. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

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    Not yet. Waiting for it to get a little warmer so they can spend most of thier life OUT of my garage brooder [​IMG]
     
  3. farmmomofmany

    farmmomofmany Out Of The Brooder

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    I havent ordered more the ones over the winter here I had alot of trouble. I attribute it to the cold. I will wait another week or so but look forward to getting more.

    Blessings
    amy
     
  4. Louise's Country Closet

    Louise's Country Closet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This will be my first year getting meaties and I can't WAIT!! GAH! When will spring get here?? hehe I hope you enjoy yours!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Sparhawk

    Sparhawk Out Of The Brooder

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    We have 24 layers and are looking to get 10-15 meat chickens this year. I know nothing about breeds or types. We want these for our own consumption when they are ready, an dare looking at building out a coop for them.

    I think I have the coop figured out, but what about breeds/types? are there any better than others? References or things to read up on so we can get smart about this??

    Thanks
     
  6. CowgirlJules

    CowgirlJules Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my first batch of meaties a week ago. I bought 25 Freedom Rangers. They're growing fast!
     
  7. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

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    Mine arrive 3-5-10
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I ordered five CX with my pullets, to come in Feb 16. I think we'll order ten in April and ten or more in June--I don't want to overwhelm the honey with butchering or the sheer amount of poo. We're starting smaller due to space issues, both pre and post butchering. I have a side by side in the house, a side by side, an upright freezer and a chest freezer in the garage, and I'm out of space. Sounds like time to do some cleaning!
     
  9. Bossroo

    Bossroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Just invite us to dinner... problem solved !!!
     
  10. Reg

    Reg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:At what age do roosters start crowing ?
     

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