questions about when to cull

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by xotatiannaxo, May 11, 2011.

  1. xotatiannaxo

    xotatiannaxo New Egg

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    we have a bunch of roo's, not excatlly sure of the age but any whre from 2 to 4 months old, not breed for meat. and ive been trying to get rid of them but no one seems to want any, so i fiuged we could just fill our freezer. when would be the ideal time to cull them? what age or should we go on weight? thanks!
     
  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    I do it when they start to crow or just generally become a pain in the neck. They will be small, but for me perfect size for a crockpot of chicken soup.
     

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