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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tinman9952, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. tinman9952

    tinman9952 Out Of The Brooder

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    Dec 30, 2007
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    Does anyone know what "Heavy Breed Cockerels (mixed breeds)" are ? While most chicks are selling for $1.95 each, the hatchery is offering the above for 15@$7.49. I don't know if they are meat birds or layers or if they would include roosters.
     
  2. BrahmaMama

    BrahmaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2008
    South Dakota
    I believe it would be all *heavy* breeds, or larger fowl. Seeing as it's a package deal of cockerels, they would all be roosters-no pullets. That's probably why they are so much cheaper.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    They are all roosters, ostensibly for eating. That's why they're cheap. Could have just as well been called "The Frying Pan Special".
     

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