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Meat breeds

Most meat breeds have been genetically bred. They have the propensity to grow quickly and with heavy-muscling. They fall short in egg-laying, and sometimes lose their capability to efficiently reproduce on their own. Popular meat birds include Jersey Giant (left) and Cornish X Rock (right).

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