Broiler Chickens

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A Chickens Weight is related to their diet and strain, is the chicken in safe pen or out running around loosing weight avoiding dangers.

Factors Affecting Poultry Meat Quality

To avoid this toughening, meat is usually ‘aged’ for 6 to 24 hours in fridge

If you want fryers butcher at earlier age’s

You can eat any chicken,. Some take way too long to mature

Cornish Cross

If you want fryers butcher at earlier age’s

 Maturity: 8-10 weeks

 Mature Weight: 9-12 lbs (with about a 5-10 lb processed weight)

Bresse

Maturity: 16 weeks

Mature Weight: 5-7 lbs (with about a 3-6 lb processed weight)

Kosher King

 Maturity: 12 weeks

Mature Weight: 5-7 lbs

Ginger Broiler

 Maturity: 8 weeks (but can be kept longer)

Mature Weight: 5 lbs.

Jersey Giant

Maturity: 20 weeks

 Mature Weight: 10-13 lbs.

Orpington

 Maturity: 20-22 weeks

Mature Weight: 8-10 lbs

Delaware

Maturity: 16-20 weeks

Mature Weight: 6-8 lbs

Chantecler

Maturity: 16 weeks

 Mature Weight: 6-8 lbs

When do Chantecler start laying:  20 weeks

Are Chantecler Broody: Can go broody

LifeSpan Chantecler Chicken: eight to ten years

Buckeye

 Maturity: 16-21 weeks

 Mature Weight:  6-9 lbs

Dorking

 Maturity: 19 weeks

 Mature Weight: 7-9 lbs

New Hampshire Red

 Maturity: 20 weeks

 Mature Weight: 6-8 lbs

White Rocks

Maturity: 20 weeks

 Mature Weight: 7-9 lbs

Rhode Island Red

 Maturity: 19 weeks

 Mature Weight: 6-8 lbs