Cornish, how heavy do the get?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Master S.M.C, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone breed Cornish rocks and how heavy can they get?
     
  2. digginchicks

    digginchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never seen one weighed but i know they some can get so big they can hardly walk. haha
     
  3. moduckman

    moduckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cornish crosses are eating machines who will get up to 4 to 5 pounds in eight weeks, depending on male or female.
     
  4. Omniskies

    Omniskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Cornish-Rock hens are easily 15lbs each right now and probably larger. That's with them being mostly free ranged so they can still walk. Someone on here was trying to break the record of 20ish lbs or so with one of his roosters.

    They can get _big_. You can easily dress out a Cornish-Rock and put 10lbs of meat in the freezer if you wait long enough. But the longer you wait the more expensive the meat becomes due to how much they eat.
     

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