What kind of chick am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ashl768, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. ashl768

    ashl768 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are yellow chicks, three weeks old, and eat like CRAZY!!! They are very solid birds, I'm not sure what kind of chicks they are...


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  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cornish x rock? That's a meat bird that won't live past the age of four months probably, if it even makes it there.
     
  3. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2 on the CornishX, sorry they get really big really fast and might live for a couple of months if you severely ration their feed.
     
  4. ashl768

    ashl768 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ahhhh, and what exactly happens after a few months? They croak over and die??

    Folks use these birds to butcher? Feed them good, then eat them?
     
  5. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have heart attacks I do believe.
     
  6. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    heart attacks, broken legs, heat stroke in the hot summer weather. They are the best for meat though. I butchered mine at 8 wks but shouldn't have waited that long. They got up to 12-15 lbs and one big male had a heat stroke the day before butchering :(
     

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