Weight of butched 6 month old heritage hens

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by CDennis, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. CDennis

    CDennis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll find out tomorrow for sure, but I was trying to collect my Thanksgiving hens tonight after they went to sleep (I thought it would be easier, but they are still quick!) They feel very light, and now I am worried hopefully they got enough feed this was my first time raising them. Seems like they cost me a small fortune in flock raiser! Can anyone give me an idea of what they will butcher out at?
     
  2. Chickie'sMoma

    Chickie'sMoma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2009
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    i think i would have kept them on grower to keep them fattened up. what type of birds were they?
     
  3. CDennis

    CDennis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 royal palms, and a black spanish.
     
  4. CDennis

    CDennis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well they were small, but they look YUMMY. 9.70, 11.78, 8.22
     

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