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Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by rocasocks, Mar 14, 2012.
Would Isa Brown x RIR chickens be good meat birds?
Isa Brown is a cross between Rhode Island Red and Rhode Island White. Both breeds are in the dual purpose group, meaning good for eggs or meat. They won't be anything like Cornish Crosses, which is what store bought chicken is, but many people prefer eating dual purpose to Cornish Cross, anyway.
Here's a good article about cooking and eating dual purpose breeds, that talks about the differences: