Red Broiler Chicken
The Red Broiler Chicken is relatively new American Breed developed for its quick growth rate and high live weight to dress weight ratio. A Red Broiler will reach about 6.7 lbs in just over 80 days which is an impressive number. Most noteworthy, is the ratio from live weight to dressed weight pf p. Meaning a 6.7 lb broiler will dress down to about 4.7 lbs!
Successfully creating an excellent meat breed, the Red Boiler Chicken rivals the Cornish Rock Cross that dominates the industry today. Therefore the Red Broiler makes an ideal choice for a back yard bird with good meat quality and quantity. Red Broiler Hens also produce extra large brown eggs. In addition, the hens tend not to set on eggs and become broody (no more pecked fingers!).
Red Broiler Chickens make a great choice for a backyard or barnyard chicken breed. They will perform well in the cold and is docile in nature. This breed will produce excellent numbers of large brown eggs and are relatively easy to maintain. Truly an ideal standard breed.