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Pekins and total feed - how much?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by arthurpete, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. arthurpete

    arthurpete Out Of The Brooder

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    Just a quick question on Pekins....

    How much feed in lbs am i looking at for a Pekin at the end of 8 weeks? 12 weeks?

    Whats the conversion ratio?

    thanks
     
  2. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    I didn't separate my Pekins out. They ate about the same as the other breeds but grew a lot faster.

    Try Metzer's site. He might have conversion rates for his Pekins. I think that feed conversion is quite good, but I don't have exact numbers.
     
  3. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good pekins have as good a feed conversion as cornishx.
     

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