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Roo and hen Broiler Difference?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rienex, Feb 15, 2014.

  1. rienex

    rienex Out Of The Brooder

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    Could you please show me the difference between a roo and hen cornish x i am confused on my flock they are 5 weeks old and this is my frist flock so i am newbie,.plz helppppp if you have pictures much appreciated [​IMG]
     
  2. WELCOME TO BYC!!!
     
  3. The roosters will have larger combs and wattles.

    They are meat birds that are raised for fast meat production and their life span is not that great for raising beyond a few months;

    Welcome to BYC from Riverside California! [​IMG]
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I don't have any pics for you. But you might do a search in the archives here on BYC for a possible thread. Or a google search might not hurt as well.

    Enjoy BYC!
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Feathersite has some pictures, http://feathersite.com/Poultry/CGA/Broil/BRKMeat.html as Marthab1953 mentioned, the roos are usually bigger and have bigger combs and wattles than the girls, but they are bred for meat production and usually all are processed around 8-10 weeks or so.
     
  6. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you in the flock [​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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