did you know red broilers grow slower than white rock?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by maf2008, Oct 10, 2009.

  1. maf2008

    maf2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    did you know red broilers grow slower than white rock?

    Well I did my batch of Cornish cross.... perfect. Will never do anything else but I was expermenting with other types just in case. I did purchase the "red broiler" a cross of rhode island and cornish.. they are so sloooowww to grow. But I also got a batch of white rocks (for crossing with cornish) They are BIGGER FASTER than the red broiler. I will have to wait until 12/16 weeks to get any meat!

    I will just buy the white cornish cross next time, and if its too hot I will just keep breeding the white rock the roosters get to 9 1/2 lbs FAST! (but the cornish rock broiler is my favorite!) [​IMG]
     
  2. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's interesting info. I've never raised "meat birds", but I like the idea. [​IMG]
     

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