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Cornish Rock Chicken

Cornish Rock Chicken


Other name(s):
 Cornish Rock Hybrid;
Cornish Cross; Cornish X; Cornish-Rock; Rock-Cornish; Cornish x Rock hybrid; Broilers; Broiler Chicken; Cornish Game Hen

Scientific name: Gallus gallus domesticus

Country / Place of origin: United States

History: The Cornish Rock Chicken is a cross breed from a Cornish Chicken male and a female white Plymouth Rock Chicken. Modern variants of the orignal Cornish Rock Hybrid Chicken are the most-used breed in the broiler and frier chicken meat industry. The "Cornish game hen" is a young immature Cornish Rock Chicken (less than 5 weeks of age), weighing not more than 2 pounds.

Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
meat bird, home meat production, rapid weight gain, Broiler Bird, best feedtoweight conversions
Challenging:
heat stress, various health problems, weak legs, egg production fowl
Interesting:
eating machine, cornish X rocks, modern agribusiness, slaughter weight
Overall review
  • Currently 100
3.5 (6)
gaiarady
Before I get into a detailed review of this breed, I’...
Review by: gaiarady (26) February 27, 2014 08:52
  • Currently 100
1.75
2 photos
zennie
This review is for cornish X rocks-- a particular sel...
Review by: zennie (21) October 11, 2013 01:05
  • Currently 100
4.00
1 photo
Country Kid
I had this hen for about 3 months, a friend had given...
Review by: Country Kid (3) updated March 08, 2013 06:39
  • Currently 100
4.00
1 photo
Saveachicken
The Cornish Rock hen or rooster has only one reason f...
Review by: Saveachicken (7) updated October 18, 2011 07:50
  • Currently 100
3.00
1 photo
tarbuttgoats
I butchered the first bird at 7 weeks. The rest will ...
Review by: tarbuttgoats (1) July 13, 2010 22:22
  • Currently 100
4.00
2 comments
1 photo
Care / Feeding (3 videos)
07:27
40 cornish cross butchered using the f...
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5.0 (1)
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08:48
Cornish cross from start to butcher
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4.0 (1)
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01:48
How to raise Cornish Cross Meat Chickens
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4.0 (1)
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Learn About (1 video)
05:38
Kingbird Farm Chicken Processing
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0.0 (0)
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