Totals for last processing day.

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by anthonyjames, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. anthonyjames

    anthonyjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Had 14 rabbits, 99 FR, 11 BBB.

    Rabbits
    Min 1.53 lb
    Max 3.22
    Avg 2.47
    Charge $5 lbs

    FR
    30 birds cut in 1/2
    Min 2.00
    Max 3.71
    Avg 2.91
    Charge $3.70 lb

    69 whole birds
    Min 3.22
    Max 6.91
    Avg 5.08
    Charge $3.50 lbs

    11 BBB
    Min 12.2
    Max 22.72
    Avg 17.73
    Charge $4 lbs

    Then on top of that I pulled 6 lbs of livers and hearts for my dog and sold another 4 lbs of livers and hearts for $3 lbs
     
  2. Slinkytoys

    Slinkytoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good for you! I'm sure your dogs loved it [​IMG]
    Slinky
     
  3. ixnay

    ixnay Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, my, livers to the dogs? Chicken liver pate is one of the finer things in life, one that I dearly missed until I started growing my own chickens (I am unwilling to eat livers of factory-grown animals). You must love your dogs!

    That said, congrats on a successful and presumably profitable day!

    -- Nan
     
  4. anthonyjames

    anthonyjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ixnay,

    You bet. Livers and hearts to the dogs as well as some necks. After we use the carcass to make stock we pass that to the hens then let the dog eat them (carcasses that is).
     
  5. eKo_birdies

    eKo_birdies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:you feed your dogs boiled carcasses?
     
  6. anthonyjames

    anthonyjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I feed the dog the carcass. These are not your hybrid birds so the bones are not all the brittle. I have been doing if for a couple years now.
     
  7. eKo_birdies

    eKo_birdies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not a hybrid? isn't this post about processing freedom rangers lol

    and i still don't think i'd risk feeding the cooked bones, but that's just my opinion.

    ETA either way, it was just a question..
     
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  8. turtlebird

    turtlebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:after I cook the carcasses for broth, the bones are all soft and crumbly, not much of a threat. I think it is safer than all the other things dogs ingest, for example...barbie boots, toy tiger tails, half of a frisbee [​IMG]
     
  9. anthonyjames

    anthonyjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, guess I didn't word correctly. Filled with hormones and other drugs as a factory raised cornish x. Did not mean to say hybrid as the rangers are a hybrid but I also feed the dog my culled roo's carcases along with raw rabbits bones and all.

    Besides. Dogs and other animals in wild they would eat the bones of the animals they catch. Same with coyotes and foxes catching chickens. No harm for the dogs at all.
     
  10. hunterblu123

    hunterblu123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    feeding bone's is not bad but it needs to be raw. I feed mine raw chicken necks, wing, legs and backs. Raw turkey necks are the best.
     

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