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Not a broiler... what is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenlorena, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. chickenlorena

    chickenlorena Out Of The Brooder

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    It seems according to most people that my 4 month-old roo is not a broiler. It's very large (at around 10-12 lbs), but tall and not fat. He's been on restricted feeding all this time though. Some people think he's a White Jersey Giant but I don't think JGs have yellow legs. Any suggestions?

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  2. Whiskey Bay

    Whiskey Bay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Possibly a white rock?
     
  3. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    uh huh!
     
  4. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    I had a white rock that looked just like him.
     
  5. dinahmoe

    dinahmoe Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    isn't a broiler a white rock and white cornish cross?
    he is not tall because of the cornish and not fat because of the restricted diet.
    he looks very muscular in that first picture and 10lbs @ 4 months,i say broiler.

    white giants have willow colored legs ,i think.
     
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  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    He's probably a White Rock cross. Cornish X's are not actually a direct cross of Cornish and Rock, in fact the "recipe" is a corporate "secret."
     
  7. dinahmoe

    dinahmoe Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Quote:thanks Illia
    oooh,a secret.so they don't want us to know what we are eating-interesting.

    isn't 10lbs @ 4months really heavy?
     
  8. MissD'uccle

    MissD'uccle Cluck of My Life

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    He does look very broad, but otherwise looks very similar to my old white rock x jersey giant roo.
     
  9. chicken-owner-31

    chicken-owner-31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like mine! I am calling them cornish X because I have no idea what they are. Brolier birds of some nature. Although mine have also been on restricted diet and seem bigger than yours. SO maybe he's a white rock or cross!
     
  10. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i really think he has cornish in him, just too muscular looking
     

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