Prefered Meat Chicken

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Ducks and Banny hens, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. Faverolles

    2 vote(s)
    3.8%
  2. Dorkings

    1 vote(s)
    1.9%
  3. Indian Game

    4 vote(s)
    7.5%
  4. Bow Lake

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Delaware

    8 vote(s)
    15.1%
  6. New Hampshire

    1 vote(s)
    1.9%
  7. Wyandotte/Cochin tribe

    3 vote(s)
    5.7%
  8. Label Rouge tribe

    4 vote(s)
    7.5%
  9. Buckeye

    2 vote(s)
    3.8%
  10. Other

    28 vote(s)
    52.8%
  1. Please pick your favourite:
    Just for refference:
    -Indian games are synonomous with true Cornish
    -Cochin / Wyandotte tribe includes: Cochins, Wyandottes, Orpingtons, and Australorps.
    -Label Rouge tribe includes: Freedom Rangers, Colored Rangers; Rainbows, Corndels, Gold Nuggets, etc.
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2012
  2. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Songster

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    cornish cross are our fav!
     
  3. Oh yes thank you, that's something I forgot to mention: if you select 'Other', please specify. Thanks!
     
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Other: Cornish cross. For now anyway.

    I'm pleased by the growth of my black orp x dark cornish cockerel though. He looks like he's going to make a great meal at 18 weeks, having already outgrown his mother in size at 15 weeks.
     
  5. Other: for non chickens and all meat birds in general: Heritage turkeys
    for chickens: our Mutt roo X dual purpose birds.. sure they may take longer than a Cornish X but the flavor makes the wait worth it!
     
  6. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Songster

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    Other: We prefer the Chantecler for meat quality. They develop quickly even while pastured, are active birds full of muscle not fat, and have a tender meat with a nice texture. We butcher our boys rather early at 3-4 months, so they were very mild in taste.
    For flavor we really liked the Buckeye. It may sound ironic, but they seem to have an earthy nutty taste. lol.
     
  7. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    LOL! It appears that breed is better named than they knew!
     
  8. LilyD

    LilyD Songster

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    So far Delaware, Cochin and Brahmas all taste like chicken lol.
     
  9. naturalfeddogs

    naturalfeddogs Songster

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    Cornish here.
     
  10. Your poll is incomplete since it does not include Commercial Cross.
     

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