Jumbo Cornish X or Cornish roaster ?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by paridisefarm2009, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. paridisefarm2009

    paridisefarm2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay hello everyone I need input please

    I will be ordering my Birds this will be the 3rd time for me to be doing meaties
    my question is
    Has any one ever got the roaster instead of the X rocks and if so what is really the difference , I don't want to feel scammed
    Because I have always ordered the X Rocks But I am reading the roaster could get to 10 lbs
    Is there REALLY a difference in the birds Or are they Basically The same exact Bird, they are running the same price and I was thinking about ordering half and half But I am afraid I will not Be able to tell them apart and that would defeat the purpose of getting 2 different ones So if anyone out there has any input please pass it along Because I need help deciding what is the best way to go
    Also I have had good luck with Murray McMurray But the price is higher than say Myers , But Myers is only offering the "white Broiler" @ 1.17 for 50+ and Murray is 2.13 for 50 +
    So I guess what I am really saying is If there is No difference Between the birds I will go with the 1.17 Price What do you all Think .? Thank you Jean
     
  2. homestead tim

    homestead tim Out Of The Brooder

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    i would say they are very similar. I have been raising roasters for a couple of years now and saw the cornish x at the fair. They look the same to me!
     
  3. Tabasco Jack

    Tabasco Jack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've only raised the roasters from McMurray. They do grow a little slower. Mine were around 8 pounds live weight at 8 weeks. I did not have any leg problems or heart attacks. I am well pleased with them and am doing them again this year.
     
  4. paridisefarm2009

    paridisefarm2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I placed my order today and got the BBQ special From mc murray , they told me is a mix of the roasters and the X rock , If I can Get a 8 lb bird I will be happy .. thanks everyone
     

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