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Best meat breed?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by extraordinaryfowl, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. extraordinaryfowl

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    What is the best breed or some of the standard breeds for meat production? I have heard of Silver King but hear they also have low fertility rates. Is this true? I am looking for a good meat breed that can reproduce well. Thanks
     

  2. larrylofts

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    utilty kings come in several colors silver is one i think you are talking about show kings other squabing breeds are gaint homers texan pioneers hubbels carneau these need to be squab producers not show type
     
  3. franciscreek

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    utility kings or hubbles seem to be the choice of most
     
  4. extraordinaryfowl

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    So your saying that Utility Kings are different then kings used for show?
    Like there are utility/production lines and show lines?
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2012
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