Slow broilers?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by walkswithdog, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What birds comprise this group? What hatcheries sell good ones? Is there a group of breeds that fall into this category? I'm not super fond of anything I can't at least partially free range. Thanks. Saw it said on a thread and I've gotten curious.
     
  2. fullhouse

    fullhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are basically freedom rangers (JM poultry) then a host of others labeled as "red broilers", "black broilers", "slow broilers" etc. sold by many hatcheries.

    I just got my first ones, so other than saying they are cute, I couldn't tell you how good they are as meat birds yet.
     
  3. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Andrea, I'll read and learn [​IMG] I thought the Rangers were the ones mentioned on the thread I read but I wanted to make sure. I think I want to run a bunch in. I've got time to set them up proper before we leave in Dec.
     

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