meat birds for high altitude

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

  1. Rudibell

    Rudibell Out Of The Brooder

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    What breeds are recommended for high altitude? Barred Rocks and Black Giants did fine, but weren't very large @ freezer time...is 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
    Idaho
  3. Crazy Awesome Chicken

    Crazy Awesome Chicken New Egg

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    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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