Anyone eating Jersey Giants?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by smith2, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. smith2

    smith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 5, 2008
    Paris, TN
    Has anyone tried butchering and eating a Jersey Giant? I have heard they eat a massive amount of feed, but I have also heard they are decent layers and good meat birds. Anyone have experience with these?
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 15, 2007
    Washington State
    I have some. They're still growing nearly 2 years later. They are certainly big and heavy, but like all purebred chickens they would look scrawny without their feathers on.

    Nice birds to keep, by the way. I've never had trouble iwth them, they forage well. I guess if you were to look at feed consumption per egg eaten, it's not the most efficient route to go. But, they're pretty to me, so I keep a few.

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