EE as meat birds?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by farmgirlie1031, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2008
    IA
    The feed store had a bunch of EE in the Fry Pan Special Pen today. I've never heard of EE as a meat breed. I almost bought them and the Barred Rock females out of that pen because they were cheaper then the same breeds in another pen called straight run Barred Rock and Americana (but I knew they were really EE) but then I saw some sick chicks so I didn't bring anything home as I didn't want to make my flock sick. So I guess I am asking how good is an EE as a meat bird? Would it be worth raising some up to butcher?
     
  2. dichotomymom

    dichotomymom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have ee's and processed 11 of them in November. They are smallish but tasty and worth the effort.
     
  3. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2008
    IA
    Quote:Thanks. I have a pair and was wondering what to do with all the extra roos I hatched out. I guess I will feed some of them out for my table.
     

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