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Broiler and Layer Sizes at 3 Weeks

 
Trevor van Hemert
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We got a batch of isa browns and a batch of cornish cross meat birds on the same day. This is what they look like together at 3 weeks.

Hard to believe that these are the same species!

 
Adam Klaus
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nice pic, great comparison.

hard to convince folks not to raise the freaky white ones...
but i'm sticking with real chicken
 
John Polk
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In the long run, you'll get more calories out of the isa brown than you will out of the CX.
It is rather startling to see the 2 compared side by side at that age.
You'll probably have a dozen chicken dinners before you eat your first egg. lol
 
Jay Green
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I've got a similar pic at that age...so funny!!! My CX and the DP bird were free ranged together and fed the same ration, so not as big a difference in size but still remarkable difference all the same. The one on the left is a little cockerel and the CX is a pullet.




 
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