live weight of fryers

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by Pops2, Jul 30, 2003.

  1. Pops2

    Pops2 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,840
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2003
    Location:
    UT
    what is the estimated live weight of a fryer that dresses out to 2lbs?
     
  2. Robin Pundzak

    Robin Pundzak Active Member

    Messages:
    44
    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2002
    Location:
    Western Pennsylvania
    About 4 pounds, maybe a little less.
    Robin
     

  3. Pat Lamar

    Pat Lamar Well-Known Member Supporter

    Messages:
    1,387
    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2002
    Location:
    Washington
    Depends on your dressing percentage. However, as an "average," a 5-lb. rabbit should dress out to between 2.5 to 3 lbs. So, Robin is correct in that a 4-lb. rabbit should be around 2 lbs.

    Pat Lamar