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Roosters

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

  1. chicken crazy

    chicken crazy In 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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