Meyer Hatchery offers a variety of meat breed options. Use this helpful chart to determine what option is best for you. Age listed is weeks and weights are in pounds.
|Breed||Process Age||Live Weight||Processed Weight||Skin Color||Plumage||Notes|
|Cornish Cross||6 - 9||6 - 9||5 - 8||Yellow||White||Cornish Game Hens are Cornish of any gender processed at 4-5 weeks|
|Rainbow Rangers||9 - 11||5 - 6||3 - 4||Yellow||Mix of red, yellow, gold, and black||excellent free-range option|
|Gray Rangers||9 - 11||5 - 6||3 - 4||Yellow||Mix of black, red, white, gold, some barring possible||excellent free range option; also known as "Kosher Kings"|
|Fry Pan Bargain||16 - 20||4 - 8||3.5 - 5||Various||Various||Mix of heavy breed roosters|
|Delaware||16 - 20||4 - 6||3.5 - 4||Yellow||White with black around neck|
|Dark Cornish||18 - 22||6 - 8||4 - 5||Yellow||Brown and Golden Laced|