Farming and Homesteading Heritage Poultry

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by Yellow House Farm, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. Your brown leghorn should serve well as a supplier of eggs and would be active foragers but as far as dual purpose, those generally have a lot more meat on them.
     
  2. Arielle

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    I was thinking brown legorn, too. lol
     

  3. I think I wasn't very clear... a dual purpose bird will have a lot more meat on them than a leghorn, whatever the color. Like my Andalusians, it takes a couple of them to make a meal... or one for soup.
     
  4. Yellow House Farm

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  5. Yellow House Farm

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    I don't know; we'll split an Ancona spatchcock and, with veggies etc..., that makes a nice meal.
     
  6. Yellow House Farm

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    Arielle, have you got a hold of some nice Brown Leghorns? SC or RC?
     
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  8. chickadoodles

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    I am new on this board. I am raising some BA's for dual purpose. I also have 4 JG's for meat birds. I also have some EE's for eggs and one brown leghorn hen. So far the BA's are the oldest and look like when the roosters go in the freezer they will make a good supper! I can't wait till my JG are grown so I can see the size of them!
     
  9. My husband is the biggest meat eater I've ever known. My kids are heavy meat eaters too. Me though, I think one of my birds has plenty of meat on it, even for a family of four but them? Ha!
     
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