Are we sure this is a dark cornish

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by babyrnlc, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. babyrnlc

    babyrnlc Songster

    Jan 30, 2011
    Tulsa, Ok
    So when I first came here, I was told Gertrude was a dark cornish. I am wondering now, as I look at more and more pictures, if that is what she is. Her body is so stout and bigger looking. Maybe she is fat lol. She also has prettier coloring than many of the pictures of dc I have seen. I wanted to put some newer, better pictures up and see if you guys still think she is a sc, or maybe she is crossed with something else



  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Hatchery quality Cornish are far different than Show/true type Cornish. Pretty sure she's a Dark Cornish. Often hatchery types have larger tails and more normal "production hen" type bodies, whilst the Show/Heritage type have a more upright body, smaller tail, bigger chest, etc.

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