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Roosters

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chicken crazy, Jan 3, 2008.

  1. chicken crazy

    chicken crazy Out Of The Brooder

    What would you suggest the youngest age to butcher a dual purpose rooster?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    They will not look like anything you get at the store so expect about a 2-3 lb skinny bird at about 4 months old. Don't forget to age. Search the Meat Birds section for more info. Search key is a good tool.
     

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