Chicken For Good Eating??

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Newchickenmom&kids, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. Newchickenmom&kids

    Newchickenmom&kids Songster

    Apr 11, 2007
    Ok....I know you can eat about any chicken at any age. I know that age, diet, etc... will mean a difference in taste. My question is....if you want chickens for regular cooking not just stews etc... should you only look at the so-called meat breeds??? I get really confused about this!!
  2. Yonaton

    Yonaton Songster

    Jun 28, 2007
    West TN
    Any breed will do, depending of course on how big of a chicken you want to cook and how many people you want one cooked chicken to feed at a sitting. Banties will be like a really good, filling meal for one good sized person (about like a cornish game hen), standards will usually feed a family of 3 or 4 depending on how much they eat.

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