Anyone ever try the Rosambros?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Rhi13, May 12, 2011.

  1. Rhi13

    Rhi13 Chirping

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    We've tried the cornish x & the freedom rangers. I was actually able to breed the FR with great success. Thinking of trying these rosambros this year... anyone have any input?
    Thanks!!!
    Rhiannon
     

  2. Bucky182

    Bucky182 Songster

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    I raised them last year and was very pleased with them. I raised 50 of them and 50 Kosher Kings from Nolls Hatchery. The Rosambro is an almost all white bird with some having a few black feathers. They have really niced breast on them and I had them processed at 10 weeks old and they averaged around 4.5 lbs per bird dressed. They did not free range as well as the KK but they did fine. I had no reall leg problems with either breed. I would say it depends on what you want. The Rosambro will give you a much nicer breast and nice legs and thighs the KK will give you a longer breast not as round as the rosambro and very large thighs and legs. Both are much cheaper than the FR in cost and in my opinion a superior bird.
     

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