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BO x Red Comets ...okay cross?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Celtic Hill, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    I plan on crossing my show rooster with my laying hens and sell the females and keep the roos for meat, would they give a decent amount of meat? My BO is a true BO who is out of show stock, so basically he's huge!
     
  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    well the red comets are decidedly smaller adn will probably reduce the size of the offspring accordingly.
     
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Don't BOs take forever to reach full-size? I am new to BOs so I don't know. I know JGs are good for meat as long as you have a year to wait for them to fill out. Aren't BOs the same way?
     
  4. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    pretty much
     
  5. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    Well i was just thinking that i could do something usefull with my extra roos.
     

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