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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.

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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
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3.2 (13)
MaryW
Over the last several years I have raised hundreds of...
Review by: MaryW (44) 12 days ago
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2.00
1 photo
Zak_Hades
You get in to your car, you go to a store, you buy ch...
Review by: Zak_Hades (42) 12 days ago
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3.25
Pokkel25
The Cornish Rock and Giant Cornish Rock meat producin...
Review by: Pokkel25 (4) June 27, 2014 14:49
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4.75
1 photo
SimonaJ
Almost every year we get 30+ chicks that grow into a ...
Review by: SimonaJ (5) June 15, 2014 19:21
  • Currently 100
4.25
1 photo
Travis A. Wooten
I raise a flock of 100 Cornish Rocks every year, in 5...
Review by: Travis A. Wooten (45) May 20, 2014 10:56
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3.25
1 photo
Care / Feeding (3 videos)
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40 cornish cross butchered using the f...
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08:48
Cornish cross from start to butcher
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01:48
How to raise Cornish Cross Meat Chickens
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Learn About (1 video)
05:38
Kingbird Farm Chicken Processing
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