Weights of processed cornish X - Wow!

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by blueskylen, May 12, 2010.

  1. blueskylen

    blueskylen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We picked up our Cornish X from the processor last night - lightest hen was 4.5 lbs. heaviest roo was 7.5lb dressed out. average weight was 5.75/per bird - 2 big refrigerators completely full of meat - approx 350lb dressed. WOW

    I am thrilled with this bunch - got them from Meyers - and had no trouble with them at all.

    this made all of the work for 8 weeks worthwhile and the cost with processing about 2.00 per lb.
     
  2. greenpeeps

    greenpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice, i hope mine goes that well at the end of the month.
     
  3. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya Hoo [​IMG] I just had my first batch processed and the weights are very similar to yours. Isn't it so great to reap the benefits after all of your hard work? I know from my experience, I will not buy chicken ever again from a grocery store [​IMG]
     
  4. blueskylen

    blueskylen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is a relief to have them done with - seems like a long 8 weeks of caring, toting water and feed, worrying about their comfort and health, etc. but the end product is so worth it.
    Nice young tasty chicken for the family and neighbors. what could be better than that.
     
  5. momofchicks

    momofchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] That's awesome! We are still 3 weeks away from processing, I hope mine goes as smoothly! Congratulations!
     
  6. luvallmychicks

    luvallmychicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I let some go a few weeks longer and got some 10 lb. cleaned birds. Like small turkeys.[​IMG] Nice size for parties.[​IMG] I cook them whole on the bbq. The best ever. I have not bought chicken in 1 1/2 yrs. LOVE IT!!!!![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. jaku

    jaku Chillin' With My Peeps

    Great job- contrary to popular belief, that is how it's supposed to go, and usually does! Enjoy your birds.
     

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