MY first meat bird

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Sam208, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. Sam208

    Sam208 Songster

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    I will order my frist bird about sept 1 to have them ready when the temp start to get cool.

    so my question is their any other place to get the Xrocks than MM. I have notting bad to say bad MM i have their chicks now and their doing great.
    Just looking for a another place to order from.

    sam208
     
  2. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

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    I used to order them form MM but I found out about Moyers in PA, they seemed to be the same quality but much cheaper. Shop around and you should be able to find a decent price, where are you located anyhow?
     
  3. jaku

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    Some places don't call them Cornish X's. Some call them White Broilers, the one I use calls them Hubbard White Mountain Broilers, etc, but most hatcheries sell them.
     
  4. Sam208

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    thanks for the info

    IM in IL

    thanks sam
     
  5. Sam208

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    But the xrock and the white broilers are the same thing?/


    thanks sam
     
  6. jaku

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    Quote:The ones I've seen are- I guess I can't speak for all hatcheries. I'd say that if they call it a white broiler, it looks like the Cornish X, and they say it's ready for butcher in 8 weeks, you can be fairly sure that's what you're getting. If you're unsure, just ask them- they would be able to tell you because I'm sure they get asked that several times per day. Townline calls theirs Hubbard White Mountain Broilers, but in the listing, they say "commonly known as the Cornish Cross."
     
  7. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I'm ordering mine from Jmhatchery but they are freedom rangers. I guess not as dumb about free ranging as the cornish X We are getting ours this friday and they are our first also. Good luck with yours!
     
  8. Sam208

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    thanks good luck with yours:thumbsup
     
  9. CARS

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    I get mine from Hoover's in IA. I would imagine that EVERY hatchery would have a strain of this breed if they want to survive in business.
     
  10. nancymiller

    nancymiller In the Brooder

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    hi, got mine from Hoover today and they look great. They sent extra , I ordered 25 and got 28 . They came the day after they were shipped, I was surprised. Toooo cute for words, too bad they will be heading for the crock pot in fast order,lol:thumbsup
     

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