good dual purpose roos?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by broodieswelcome, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. broodieswelcome

    broodieswelcome In the Brooder

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    I have buff orpingtons a sagitta a Rhodes island red and an Easter egger. I raise them for eggs but would like to have some meat from the broody hatches. Whet would be a good rooster for breeding dual purpose birds?
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Here is a list of good dual-purpose, heavier roosters:

    Wyandotte
    Rhode Island Red
    New Hampshire Red
    Orpington
    Plymouth Rock
    Sussex
    Australorp
    Dorking

    and many more!
     
    Last edited: Jul 26, 2013

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