Heard of a Peterson chicken for meat before?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Sangerzoo, May 12, 2010.

  1. Sangerzoo

    Sangerzoo Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 18, 2010
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    I was thinking about getting some meat birds this year. My uncle had chickens 30+ yrs ago, & he said a good meat bird is the Peterson chicken. It was a cross between 2 breeds that I'm not sure what, but it wasn't a cornish cross. Has anyone ever heard of this breed?
  2. uhuh555

    uhuh555 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2009
    I remember them. They were developed by Peterson Farms. A couple years ago they sold out the broiler operation to some big conglomerate. Not sure if they are available any more to the general public.

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