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best meat bird?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Hopefulloflove, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. Hopefulloflove

    Hopefulloflove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2011
    Benson, NC
    Iam sure you will have differing opinions but id love to hear which bird you think is the best meat bird to raise?
  2. snowflake

    snowflake Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2009
    Belding Michigan
    good question, I hope you get some people that have raised different kinds for a comparison. I have only done cornish x for meat. would like to try a more traditional? breed. maybe Jersey giants? would like some idea on weather other breeds are as tender.The cornish x were very good and tender
  3. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    I like the Cornish Cross for chickens and the Pekin for ducks. Both have fast growth and excellent feed conversion. They put meat on the table for less cost per pound.

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