Best Place To buy meat birds?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by audy5000g, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. audy5000g

    audy5000g Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My kids have yet to place with their meat birds at the fair.

    Where would be the best place to get big meat birds that would be VERY healthy winners?

    We get from Townline in MI right now. We get the Jumbo Cornish Rock Cross chickens.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Are freedom rangers an option?
    I have had great healthy birds from Freedom Ranger hatchery.
     
  3. Life is Good!

    Life is Good! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try posting this over in the Meat birds section of the forum. You'll get a variety of answers, but you might see some consensus.

    (Also check by searching - as I KNOW I saw this question posted last spring...hope this helps!)
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    We have used Meyer Hatchery for all our 4-H meat birds and beyond. My DD got reserve champion three yrs in a row. I do recomend getting roos only. They grow a lot bigger than the females. I just placed my order today to fill our own freezer. :drool
     
  5. audy5000g

    audy5000g Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I have no clue where the meat bird section is but I will look again.
     
  6. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    How many meat birds are you wanting?

    Nate
     
  7. audy5000g

    audy5000g Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want the min I can get for the fair and then a bunch for eating. So 25 is probably enough to choose from for the fair. I have 4 kids and they have to take a pen of 3. So that is 12 birds. So I need some to pick from.

    I did find the meat bird section and got one post so far. Meyer Hatchery. Hmmmm
     
  8. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    Well central hatchery has the best prices for them but 50 birds is the minimum order. They are nice people.

    Nate
     

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