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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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3.0 (18)
adamrudebusch
I've only ever raised cornish pullets for meat. They ...
Review by: adamrudebusch (10) 6 days ago
  • Currently 100
2.00
1 photo
ShilohOhmes
Out of all the animals I have ever raised, this breed...
Review by: ShilohOhmes (34) 8 days ago
  • Currently 100
0.00
1 photo
HeleneMarie
Selma came into my life about two and a half years ag...
Review by: HeleneMarie (37) updated January 22, 2015 14:36
  • Currently 100
2.00
1 photo
Nicodoglover
My Cornish rock hens were the only ones of mine to ge...
Review by: Nicodoglover (1) January 09, 2015 09:40
  • Currently 100
4.00
1 photo
Kayallen
Poultry caring can be of three types: Broiler product...
Review by: Kayallen (0) August 01, 2014 22:31
  • Currently 100
3.75
1 photo
Care / Feeding (3 videos)
40 cornish cross butchered using the f...
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Cornish cross from start to butcher
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How to raise Cornish Cross Meat Chickens
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Learn About (1 video)
Kingbird Farm Chicken Processing
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