Roasters vs. freyers?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by juice, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. juice

    juice Out Of The Brooder

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    What is the pros ans cons of roasters vs fryers and which one would be best and least complicated for 4-H. And is there a difference in taste?
    Do they both have about the same time until culling? and about what is the age would you take a roaster to fair at??
     
  2. Carolina Chicken Man

    Carolina Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the only difference in a roaster and a fryer is a couple more weeks of growth.

    Same chicken ( cornish x) just the fryer is 5 or 6 weeks old, and the roaster is 7 or 8 weeks old, or something like that.
     
  3. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
    Ditto
     

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