Wyandottes for meat?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by JustMandy, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. JustMandy

    JustMandy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an obsession with BLRWs. I want 'em bad. I'd like to learn about breeding and have a sustainable flock. I know they are great egg layers, but what about for meat birds? I'm not interested in CXs. I don't have space for both BLRWs and Freedoms
     
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  2. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will make a fine meat bird, like any DP breed they will dress out in the range of 4-6 pounds at about 18-24 weeks.
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    If they're up there in the show quality rank, then yes. Otherwise, they'll give the same amount of meat as any other production breed. But, show quality Wyandottes specifically ask for a more round and compact body, allowing for a nice amount of meat. [​IMG]
     

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