when should i buthcher my cornish x

jtr

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they are almost 9 weeks old and was wondering when i should butcher them. the hens are much bigger than the roos is this normal? thanx
 

myhubbycallsmechickeemama

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8 Years
May 9, 2011
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We are going to butcher our bigger ones at 8 weeks and probably wait another week or so on the smaller ones. They are almost 7 weeks now and I weighed one of the bigger ones last night and it was right at 6lbs. Hope they gain a little bit more this next week.
 

jtr

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May 6, 2011
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thanx everyone there is only one smaller one the others are pretty close to the same size the smaller one is probably about 6.5 7 pounds is he big enough
 

jtr

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May 6, 2011
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well i butchered them they got to big and my rirs were starting to kill them they were all big enough not doing that again though
 

jtr

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it went good just took like 8 hours because i had never done it
 

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