prepping layer hens for slaughter

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by mareview farm, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. mareview farm

    mareview farm New Egg

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    I am taking my 3rd old layers to the slaughter place on the 19th. Any advise on how I should prep the birds, ie quantity and type of food for the best meat?
     
  2. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would feed them about a 22% protein and all the scratch grains they can eat.

    These are only going to be good for soup stock so the more fat on them the better the soup will turn out.

    Good luck.
     

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