does ameraucanas have good meat?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by ChickenLeg, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. ChickenLeg

    ChickenLeg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 pullets, I'm keeping one wheaten and one blue wheaten, so the extra wheaten is guna end up as dinner in a few months, if they make descent meat? if not i'll just swap him for another breed. So question is, has anyone here eaten ameraucana lately?
     
  2. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They really aren't very meaty. Sell him for two dollars at the nearest swap.
     
  3. ChickenLeg

    ChickenLeg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    alright I might try swapping him instead! i want a silkie lol
     
  4. Montana-Hens

    Montana-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got one who is screaming to go in the crock pot. No swaps around here so time will give me an answer.
     
  5. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I here they taste like chicken. Sorry, but somebody had to do it.
     
  6. ChickenLeg

    ChickenLeg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    montana - let me know if its worth the troule of dressing it!

    bigred - you're one wild chicken ha
     
  7. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    big red is right lol, there is no difference in taste as for size they are bigger than some and smaller than others. might find it hard to trade for a silkie but give it a go!
     
  8. ChickenLeg

    ChickenLeg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i doubt it'll trade too, but i'm hoping since its linage is from john blehm, then it'll be more desired... who knows??
     
  9. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shoot. I wanted one of those years ago. He didn't have any to sell. Now I just have one old black hen. Did you advertize the rooster with a pic on this site in for sale?
     
  10. ChickenLeg

    ChickenLeg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I did post him there! He'll be dinner a few months up the road once he's frying size [​IMG] if no one gets him!

    A local breeder bought 25 day-old chicks from John B. last spring, their first hatch was in late Janurary,
    and i acquired 6 of the chicks! [​IMG]

    I ended up getting 2 wheaten cockerels, 1 blue wheaten cockerel! 2 wheaten pullets, and 1 blue wheaten pullet!
    I'll keep the others to breed myself, but i don't need 2 wheaten roos, thats 1 too many, so one is going in my belly ! [​IMG]
     

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