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Favorite bird to roast?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by PolloAdoro, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. PolloAdoro

    PolloAdoro Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 1, 2010
    Conifer, Colorado
    Please share what your favorite bird to roast is, that you have raised. I'm talking a 5+lb bird that tastes delish. Thanks
  2. CDennis

    CDennis Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2009
    Not a lot of experience...but for roasting I love a heritage turkey, spanish black is what I did yesterday and it was simply amazing.
  3. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2008
    Zeeland Michigan
    18 week old cornishX cock that dressed 12#. The best you can get.
  4. Recon

    Recon Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 12, 2008
    I got a dozen fertilized goose eggs from a friend, and raised them to be pond geese. But after they got to be about 8 months old, they started trying to dominate our pond. My wife said they had to go. I decided they weren't going anywhere further than our freezer.

    I processed them and then I took them to our butcher and had them smoked. They were shockingly good.
  5. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    all cooking forms lend them selves better to one bird or another, I'm currently "crowing" [​IMG] about my heritage turkey, it really was amazing, but turkey once a year is enough for me (I like to keep it special).
    so for roasting, hands down 8 or 9 week old CX.
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2010

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