Processed 10 more today. Total dressed weight into freezer 27.4 lbs

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Denninmi, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
    They would have been 5 weeks old tomorrow. So, 27.4 lbs of chicken all cleaned and cut up -- NO skin, but including the necks and giblets.

    So, is 2.74 lbs dressed/cleaned weight good or bad for a 5 week old Cornish Cross?

    By the way, I can't explain the weight discrepancy in 24 hours -- yesterday I averaged a little over 2 lbs each. They didn't grow 3/4s of a lb overnight. I weighed 3 times today, tared and zero-ed the scale each time just to be sure I was doing it right, and its a really high quality medical scale that I paid about $400 for.
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2011
  2. Tracydr

    Tracydr Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's exactly what my five week old pullet weighed without skin or organs.

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