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Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by hitnspit, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. hitnspit

    hitnspit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could i use meat birds to produce more meat birds? How long would it take for a rocks to lay eggs?
     
  2. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only DP breeds will successfully be used in raising more meat birds. Cornish x rocks and colored broilers can be done but it's not easy nor is it economical. All birds will start laying anywhere from 17-24 weeks regardless of breed.

    Read this link to help differentiate the differences in the breeds....

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=438262
     

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