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Meat birds for breeding

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Bentley13, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. Bentley13

    Bentley13 New Egg

    Sep 23, 2015
    I want to raise meat birds. Especially the Cornish Cross/broilers, however I have no idea if this is possible since you cant cross 2 broilers and get a true broiler chicken. And suggestions on what chicken I could breed together? Any help would be great! :) Thanks
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Many people have tried, and failed, to figure out what exactly goes into the creation of the Cornish Cross. It is a carefully guarded industry secret. It's not a simple, cross breed A with breed B, type of hybrid.
  3. ijon

    ijon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2012
    Red Ranger works best. Makes nice meaty bird.

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