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Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by rypie13, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. rypie13

    rypie13 In the Brooder

    Jun 6, 2008
    We placed our order for 20 Cornish x. Wish us luck, we ordered with a couple of other families so I hope they get here safely even with the heat! [​IMG]

  2. UncleHoot

    UncleHoot Songster

    May 22, 2007
    St. Johns, Michigan
    Good luck! [​IMG]

    Where are you planning to raise them? In a coop? Movable tractor/pen?

    They can be smelly critters, especially this time of year, so make sure you have plenty of ventilation.
  3. rypie13

    rypie13 In the Brooder

    Jun 6, 2008
    after a lot of thought we are going to keep them in a stationary run with coop. I have too many kids and neighbor kids around to have a big pile of chicken droppings anywhere. We are just going to put a heavy litter down in the run, give them some sod, and feed and let em'go! we are thinking about a hoop coop after they are feathered out.
    we are looking for a big drum to compost in.
  4. menageriemama

    menageriemama Songster

    Feb 2, 2008
    Lake Nebagamon, WI
    Yay!!! I wish you the best of luck on your new adventure!!! I did my first batch this spring and I am planning to do twice as many next spring, maybe even a few more this fall. Let us know how it goes!!!

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