Recommendatinos for 7,000 ft Elevation

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by anthonyjames, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. anthonyjames

    anthonyjames Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Port Washington, WI
    I will be at my other place for a majority of the summer this year and it is at 7,000 feet of elevation in Wyoming.

    Is there any recommendation for meat bird to raise? Will CX make it for any length of time that high?
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    I think they'll be ok, The cooler air will help. I would probably not push them after the 3rd week with too high of protein and no 24 hour feeding.
    Freedom rangers or another broiler might be a better choice.

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