meat birds for high altitude

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Rudibell, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. Rudibell

    Rudibell Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 13, 2010
    Star Valley, Wyoming
    What breeds are recommended for high altitude? Barred Rocks and Black Giants did fine, but weren't very large @ freezer there a meat bird breed that would do well at 6200', in a colder climate (w/ plenty of sunshine though...)? [​IMG] Thanks!
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
  3. Crazy Awesome Chicken

    Crazy Awesome Chicken New Egg

    Dec 30, 2010
    I live at a high altitude and tried raising jumbo Cornish x rocks and that was a complete failure. I will never raise that breed again i bought 75 chicks and ended up with 30. I have raised other heavy breeds like buff orphingtons and i only lost one. Good luck

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