Question on Non-Cornish X meaties

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Bucky182, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. Bucky182

    Bucky182 Songster

    Dec 1, 2009
    I am going to be raising a batch of meat chickens for the fist time. I think I am going to do non-cornish cross due to the heat and lack of experience. I have seen people discuss the FR chickens on here allot. Has anyone tried any of the other types? Like:

    Kosher Kings?
    KD-22's (I think that is thier name sould by a hatchery in moyers town PA)
    Slow growing Cornish Cross

    or any other meat bird? It seems these others are cheaper than the FR. Are you getting what you pay for with these other ones? Do they have the same meat qualities as the FR?

    Does anyone have any photos of these birds or any of the these kind of birds processed?

    THank you I only have about 1,000 more questions to ask![​IMG][​IMG]
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    I have heard folks talk about the KD-22's but most of those have said they arent that much better then Cornish X's just cost more to raise... I actually found it rather easy to care for the x's..
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    ask away! that's what this forum is for! [​IMG]
    how many do you intend to try for the first time?
  4. Bucky182

    Bucky182 Songster

    Dec 1, 2009
    Any one have any feed back on Kosher kings?

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