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Meat Birds produce quick-growing [[chickens]] that reach physical maturity (slaughtering size) relatively quickly. They are not good egg producers. This is contrasted with [[Layer chickens|Layers]] and [[Heritage breed chickens]].  
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Meat Birds are quick-growing [[chickens]] that reach physical maturity (slaughtering size) relatively quickly. They are not good egg producers. This is contrasted with [[Layer chickens|layers]] and [[heritage breed chickens]].  
  
 
==Breeds==
 
==Breeds==
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* Jersey Giant
 
* Jersey Giant
 
* Anything with the term "sex-link"   
 
* Anything with the term "sex-link"   
 
 
 
 
  
 
[[Category:Chickens]]
 
[[Category:Chickens]]
 
[[Category:Elements]]
 
[[Category:Elements]]
[[Category: Livestock]]
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[[Category:Lists of domesticated animals]]
[[Category: Birds]]
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[[Category:Livestock]]

Latest revision as of 01:41, 31 October 2015

Meat Birds are quick-growing chickens that reach physical maturity (slaughtering size) relatively quickly. They are not good egg producers. This is contrasted with layers and heritage breed chickens.

Breeds[edit | edit source]

  • Brahma
  • Cochin
  • Cornish Rock
  • Jersey Giant
  • Anything with the term "sex-link"