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Meat birds for breeding

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

  1. Bentley13

    Bentley13 New Egg

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    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

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    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

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    Red Ranger works best. Makes nice meaty bird.
     

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