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what breed and gender are my chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ndrenee70, May 26, 2016.

  1. ndrenee70

    ndrenee70 New Egg

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    i bought 6 straight run chick on April 16th...and three of them look like this and they are so big. what breed is this and are they she's
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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cornish cross, aka meat "butcher'' birds
     
  3. ndrenee70

    ndrenee70 New Egg

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    oohhh....ugh...i can't kill them....now what
     
  4. Lincy

    Lincy Out Of The Brooder

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    That looks like it might be a roo. It is a Cornish cross. They are meant to be processed at 8 to 12 weeks. If you don't want to eat them, restrict feed to once a day and free range constantly. They will still have a much shorter life span and will have health problems with their legs, lungs, and heart.
     
  5. ndrenee70

    ndrenee70 New Egg

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    thank you...
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Cornish Cross pullet to me.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    I agree
     

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