best pasture breed for central florida

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mixedflockmomma, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. mixedflockmomma

    mixedflockmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    I currently live in Polk county, Florida on a ½ acre, but I have access to my parents' 100 acre ranch that butts up to mine on 3 sides. I currently have a mixed flock of 15 birds that free-range. I'm looking to add more birds this next spring, but I'm not sure what would be the best dual purpose or meat breed for free-ranging in central florida. I'm not to worried about the fall, winter or spring, but our hot/humid summers. My poor barred rocks don't do to well in the summer without a fan on in their coop.
     

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