MeatKings What breed are they?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jaseg, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. jaseg

    jaseg In the Brooder

    May 19, 2007
    New Brunswick, Canada
    Hi all!

    I bought 12 Meatking chicks from our local Co-op. I lost one of them around the one week mark, so now I have 11. I was wondering if anyone would know what breed is this "MeatKing"? I know they are growing three times faster than my baby leghorns, they look tiny in the little holding pen I have them in.
  2. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

    May 25, 2007
    SW Wisconsin
    They are Cornish crosses, commercial white broilers. Meat King is just one of the hatchery brand names for their Cornish X chicks.

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