Buff cornish

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by ijon1, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. ijon1

    ijon1 Songster

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    I have Buff cornish rooster and a hen. They have big boned, but no weight. When will they fill out?
     
  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    can/will you post a pic? would love to see them. as far as weight and filling out, need a little more info; how old are they, what are you feeding them, are they hatchery stock etc .. .
     
  3. ijon1

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    Here are my Buff Cornish rooster and hen with the two Cornish x hens. Sorry about the wire.[​IMG]
     
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  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    They don't look very much like Cornish but if they are hatchery stock don't expect them to either. Also if you are thinking that at some point they would end up looking close to your Cornishes X crosses you are again very sadly mistaken, I know the literature from the hatcheries make it look and sound like their birds sit at the right hand when in fact the breeding is always so muddled you can never know what you actually got for the inflated hatchery price. I have never bought a hatchery chick and never will, it's like ordering a Mercedes and getting a Kia LOL. I do wish you luck whatever they turn out to be.

    AL
     
  5. ijon1

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    [​IMG] What do you think of these two roosters?
     
  6. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Dark Cornish roo & white laced red cornish roo.

    AL
     
  7. ijon1

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    Thank-you. What would you say the buff color rooster and hen are?
     
  8. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:To be brutally honest and I hope you don't mind, they look like BO's, the roo even has the deep golden neck hackles. I traditionaly don't like to comment on another man's birds as it is impolite but if you ask first I won't sugar coat it.

    AL
     
  9. ijon1

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    I thought I had a mix up from the hatchery. They were sold as buff cornish. Natures hatchery. He is a nice big rooster though for five months. Thanks.
     
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  10. ijon1

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    I have been searching for a picture of a buff cornish and I can't find one. That seems funny to me.
     
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