Are americana roosters good eatting?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Skatedude53, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. Skatedude53

    Skatedude53 In the Brooder

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    I have a 17 week old rooster. He is an americana. Very large breast meat. The question is if americana is good eatting. Thanks
     
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    He is an Easter Egger, and yes they are good eating.. Though they tend to be a bit small.
     
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Yes!
     
  4. kizanne

    kizanne Songster

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    Yes. We loved ours so much that even though they won't be large. My hubby has me hatching some EE's from our americanas / Orp rooster

    the girls will be sold as EE's and the boy will be eaten. Small but good.
     
  5. Wax Myrtle

    Wax Myrtle Chirping

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    Yes. Mine averaged 3.5 pounds dressed.
     

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