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PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 10:56 pm 
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There have been some rare unconfirmed sightings of Jersey Giants running around in the Queensland rainforests. 8)

Locals are concerned they might eat their livestock! :bolt:

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:05 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:52 pm 
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the largest fowl is a meat chook 4 months about 5kg dressed weight.
Turkey broad brested white male 12 months old 60 pounds dressed weight.
there are some huge mamouth muscoveyts as well.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:23 pm 
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hi all . i sold a buff cochin at last longford auction that weighted 6.2 kj i was shocked when it sold for $ 25 or 30 dollars it will not happen again . by all .jason tas .


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:38 pm 
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Thats one big boy Jason, hope no one was accidently leaning on the scales! Keep breeding them like that mate


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:06 pm 
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hi paul . ha ha no one leaning on scales . thats how much he weighed . not all are that weight but i get a few , so what is your heaviest buff cochin rooster ??? , the big buff i am talking about is now owned by friend he is now four years old and still a touch over six kg which is my best yet , my nexst best was a light brahma rooster a couple years ago he was spot on six kg but was killed by tasy devil . any way curious to hear what your heaviest buff weighed ??? cheers jason tas .


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:45 pm 
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the fact of size does not mean that thebirds were to standard for showing.

I have sold huge birds for years. We sell aprox 2000 birds each auction. some very large but not to the breed standard. I had some roosters cocnin x which were 6 to 7 kg and went to a meat buyer for $15.00each and they came from Tasmania as well.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 4:28 pm 
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jason.thow wrote:
i sold a buff cochin at last longford auction that weighted 6.2 k


He didn't look that heavy Jason, That's about 50% heavier than the standard for a cochin ckl.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:05 pm 
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I back up Denis L statement. I thought the cochin and Brahmas were smaller that the one I see on yhr main land.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:17 pm 
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i have a light sussex that stands 70 cm to the beak weight who knows he wont stand on the scales and hes to big to argue with

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:27 pm 
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sussexmad wrote:
i have a light sussex that stands 70 cm to the beak weight who knows he wont stand on the scales and hes to big to argue with


Easy fix. Weigh a crate, then place him in the crate and re-weigh. Last weight less first weight equals sussex!

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:30 pm 
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You could also weigh yourself and then stand on the scales with the bird. Only really works if you have a digital scale that shows the exact numbers rather than the old style.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:57 pm 
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he doesnt like to weigh himself in front of the hens in case they think hes getting fat i will ask him his weight tomorrow when hes on his own

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:47 pm 
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Tell him not to be so vain!

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