When can I process my roos?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by CrazyFowlFreak, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. CrazyFowlFreak

    CrazyFowlFreak Pine Hill Farm

    Apr 24, 2009
    WV
    I have four roos, 2 Black Australorps and 2 Buff Orps. They are between 13-15 weeks, I lost count. [​IMG]
    Anyhoo, when can we eat them? They're starting to fight too much for me. And peck me everytime I go into the coop. Thanks!
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Crowing

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    Quote:hey you can eat them NOW if you think they have enough meat..[​IMG] do you have a weight scale? if they reach 5 pound you have your broilers..if you want roasters keep them longer,
     
  3. Kezzie

    Kezzie Songster

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    They'll have to be 17-20 weeks before there's anything but feathers, feet, and crow...
     
  4. CrazyFowlFreak

    CrazyFowlFreak Pine Hill Farm

    Apr 24, 2009
    WV
    Great thank you!
     
  5. Kelso

    Kelso Songster

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    When you finally dress them out, let us know what you got meat wise.
     

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