i need to know if there is anythign special you need to keep a cornish chicken alive for a very long time? you see i do not kill my chickies but i axcidently brabed a cornish "i think" with some buff orpington pullets.. he/she was in the pen with them so i didnt even think to look and see the differnce! and if it turns out to be a rooster "i dont know if the cage had PULLET on it or strait run..." will it make other little cornish chickies? i dont want that to happen... AT ALL!! unless of coarse cornish chickens dont die early... then it might be a differnt story. and if they lay eggs okish.. please help me and let me know everything you know about cornish chickens. THANKS!!!