Its all in the name?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by antlers, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. antlers

    antlers Songster

    Jun 20, 2008
    East Cent Minnesota
    Seems like every hatchery has a different name for their meat birds now a days...

    So whats the difference between :

    Black Broiler
    Red Broilers
    Cornish Cross Slow
    Freedom rangers
    Colored broilers
    Cornish roasters, Etc.

    Are they all just names for the same basic thing? A slower growing meat bird?
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2008
  2. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington! 10 Years

    Jul 13, 2008
    Braymer Missouri
    Black broiler and red broiler are different from the cornish rock hybrid. There are 2 seperate strains or varieties of cornish rock. There is the slow broiler that takes longer and then there is the fast broiler. You have to read the description to see how long they will take to finish.

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