Is a indian Game bantam a meat bird?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by The Red Rooster, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    She looks like a meat bird to me!

    Shes as round as a foot ball.
  2. kfacres

    kfacres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2011
    anything that gets ate, is a meat bird..

    anything that lays an egg, is an egg bird

    anything that does both, is a dual purpose bird

    some are just geared towards one side more than another.
  3. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Quote:She looks like rotisserie![​IMG]
  4. SteveH

    SteveH Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2009
    West/Central IL
    If you don't need a big bird for your table, and prefer flavor over rapid growth, a Cornish bantam would serve as an excellent meat bird IMO. They're not going to produce a ton of eggs, but as a self-replenishing source of great flavored meat with nice appearence served whole, I think they might serve you well.

    ETA: Where's the picture? [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2011

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