hens or roo's

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by bethsplace, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. bethsplace

    bethsplace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    which is a better bird to eat a Cornish x hen or rooster? I want to buy some chicks but dont know whats best
     
  2. blackvelvet

    blackvelvet Out Of The Brooder

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    Roosters get bigger and make for nicer roasters. But personally I prefer straight run! Get a mixture of both! [​IMG]
     
  3. muddylilly

    muddylilly Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree with straight run....some for roasting and some to cut up for fryers [​IMG] mmmmmm!
     
  4. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both will taste the same if you process before 14-16 weeks. After that, the boys may develop a slightly different flavor or have more texture, but most don't let them get to that point.
     
  5. bethsplace

    bethsplace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I dont know if I will have them cut up for frying I usually like to cook whole chickens. I guess I will get straight run if there is no difference between the two.
     

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