Specialty Poultry Guide

Looking to find the best bird for you? Here’s a guide ranking our game birds by size and intensity of flavor (with chicken on the mild side, while duck and goose are on the stronger side of the scale), as well as listing all the available cuts for each variety.

Species/Cut Size Available Cuts Flavor
 Buy Cornish Game Hens Cornish Game Hen Small
(20oz whole)
Whole
Semi-Boneless
Milder
 Order Duck Meat Online Duck Medium Stronger
Magret/Moulard Larger than other ducks Breasts
Legs
Stronger Duck
Muskovy Whole
Confit
Leaner Duck
Pekin/Long Island Duck Breasts Classic Duck
 Buy Whole Goose & Breasts Goose Large
(10-12lbs whole)
Whole
Breasts
Stronger
(duck-esque)
 Order Guinea Fowl Online Guinea Fowl Medium
(2½ -3lbs whole)
Whole
Airline Breasts
Medium
(between chicken & duck)
 Bulk Pheasant Meat Pheasant Medium
(2½-3lbs whole)
Whole
Airline Breasts
Sausage
Whole Smoked
Milder
 Poulet Rouge Chicken Poulet Rouge Chicken Medium
(2½lbs whole)
Whole
Airline Breasts
Milder
(more flavorful than conventional chicken)
 Bulk Poussin Online Poussin Small
(15-18oz whole)
Whole
Semi-Boneless
Milder
 Buy Quail in Bulk Quail Very Small
(4.7-7.4oz whole)
Whole
Semi-Boneless
Airline Breasts
Eggs
Milder
(sweet & nutty)
Silkie Chickens Medium
(1-2.24lbs whole)
Whole
(Head & Feet On)
Stronger
 Buy Squab (Pigeon Meat) Squab Small
(13-14oz whole)
Whole
Semi-Boneless
Stronger

Also Available:
Semi-Boneless Bird Sampler

Whole Bird Sampler

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Read More:
Duck Variety Guide
Poultry Recipes & Techniques




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