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white-blazes

  • Joined Apr 2011
  • Anglesey
GOS x Berkshires
« on: May 04, 2012, 08:30:43 pm »
Again these breeds are unknown to me, we only had middle/large whites last year which went to slaughter at 6 months and weighed 50kilos.

What sort of size do GOS x Berkshires grow, are they bigger or smaller (apologies for sounding thick)  Would they still go for slaughter at 6/7 months?

white-blazes

  • Joined Apr 2011
  • Anglesey
Re: GOS x Berkshires
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2012, 11:09:56 pm »
also, is it possible to slap mark the hairy pigs?

chickenfeed

  • Guest
Re: GOS x Berkshires
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2012, 06:28:58 am »
also, is it possible to slap mark the hairy pigs?

yes.


HappyHippy

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Re: GOS x Berkshires
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2012, 10:35:43 am »
Yup you can slap mark them the same  ;)
Berkshires are normally a wee bit smaller but as quick growing as the GOS, so they should still be on track for slaughter around 6-7 months.
They'll be cracking looking wee pigs too  :thumbsup:
Karen  :wave:

 

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