what to do with this bird!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by TreyClark281, May 11, 2008.

  1. TreyClark281

    TreyClark281 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have this all white bird that is about 10 lbs now and she never eats anything except the layer crumbles all day and she attacks the other chicken when she is about to eat.
    i put a full feeder out for them and within an hour all the feed is gone.
    i dont think i can afford this bird anymore because the feed cost.
    what should i do with it? we thought of eating it but we couldnt kill it. (it also has a wierd neck it is twisted and she walks with it lowerd and to the left its weird lol)
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I beleive you have posted about this bird or one like it before as a chick. You have a large broiler chicken - raised for meat. All they do is eat. They don't live long lives because they grow faster and bigger than their organs can tolerate. Restrict her feed, separate her at feeding if you have to. I am sorry but she may not last longer then a year or so at this rate.
     
  3. TreyClark281

    TreyClark281 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh ok....
    i guess i will cull her... but my dad sayed he didnt want to do it and i know i can't
    so...
    ANYONE WANT A FREE MEAT BIRD AROUND THE HOUSTON AREA THAT WILL
    PICK HER UP BEFORE MAY 23rd?!
    how ironic my mom named the bird miss prissy lol.
     
  4. BaronRenfrew

    BaronRenfrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Go to a butcher shop (the smaller the better) and ask if they know someone who will butcher your chicken. They might do it, and if not will know someone who will. Or ask at your friendly neighborhood feed store. They sell feed to other bird folks and somebody has to butcher at some time.
     

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