Anyone eating Jersey Giants?

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

  1. smith2

    smith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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.
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    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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