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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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3.1 (22)
Luvander
Broilers are kept mainly for their meat. They're a fa...
Review by: Luvander (16) July 15, 2015 20:40
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3.25
scoleah
I wanted to raise my own meat chickens after seeing t...
Review by: scoleah (6) May 24, 2015 18:21
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4.25
1 photo
smithemma
My chickens which were broilers, 7 hens and 3 cocks, ...
Review by: smithemma (0) April 25, 2015 11:40
  • Currently 100
3.75
1 photo
amurphy0808
In anticipation of your chick eggs hatching, you must...
Review by: amurphy0808 (8) April 19, 2015 13:27
  • Currently 100
3.75
1 photo
CowgirlKacy
We have started raising one group of broilers each ye...
Review by: CowgirlKacy (56) April 04, 2015 21:57
  • Currently 100
2.50
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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