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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

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    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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