What is the best tasting meat chicken?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Chicks_N_Horses, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2009
    South Alabama
    Which birds taste the best in your opinion?
     
  2. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Cornish X.
    Personal opinion.
     
  3. KLH2010

    KLH2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really like the taste of the free range broilers (like from JM Hatchery). Could have something to do with the fact that I let them eat a lot of grass, bugs, etc. in addition to their feed, though.
     
  4. Cornish Rocks. Love them.
     
  5. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    taste most like supermarket birds: CornishX

    taste most flavorful (tho less meat, less white meat in particular, and most likely less tender): slightly older birds (like, 4-5 mo) of a regular breed. The extra chantecler cockerel I et last summer at 16 wks was *superb*.

    Different people can have really different tastes, though, so it is probably worth your trying some different things.

    Pat
     
  6. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    I have had red broilers and cornish X's. I perfer the Cornish X's.
     
  7. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2009
    South Alabama
    Ok, where could I get some of the cornish x at to start raising?
     
  8. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    I ordered from Cackle Hatchery. Never had any problems with them. Might be to late at the feed store. They sell out early.
     
  9. jjparke

    jjparke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    buff orp's
     
  10. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pendleton, Indiana
    Black Jersey Giant is the best![​IMG][​IMG]
     

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