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MeatKings What breed are they?

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

  1. jaseg

    jaseg Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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    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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