cornish lovers

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by M.J, Oct 30, 2007.

  1. M.J

    M.J Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you have cornishes and if so what kind . as well since i didn't mention what kind i have i will know i have one black cornish, three dark cornishes one is a rooster, one white cornish, and one red laced white cornish and they are all bantams
    i just love them dont you:p
     
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    I love them, but I certainly have no good Cornish stock. I have Dark Cornish (standard) which I'm using to develop some meat chickens. I'd love some white ones; but very few people breed them and they usually aren't willing to part with them.

    I was at a poultry show a couple weeks ago. There were a good number of bantams... Dark and WRL.
     
  3. M.J

    M.J Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats my birds are show birds so they are of a better stock and not really for meat which i wouldnt dream of doing since when you name them you cannot eat them

    guess who gets what names
    theres
    molly
    willow
    wilara
    wyatt
    and godiva
     
  4. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    I have some standard sized dark cornish. They're interesting birds. Funny too, my DC roo loves my barred rock hens. Too much I think, one of the hens was getting quite angry when he'd come around her! lol
     
  5. Julie in Al

    Julie in Al Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have any but they are next on my wish list. I saw some I fell in love with at a bantam show a few weeks ago. I could have bought four hens and a Roo for 35 dollars but the owner was not there for me to ask questions. The Rooster looked like he had some age on him looking at his spurs. The man running the Poultry show was taking care of them till the owner got there but I never did see him before I had to go.
     
  6. silkies4ever

    silkies4ever Out Of The Brooder

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    For a while, I had a full sized white cornish hen.

    I saw her at a grainstore in not very good condition and didn't have the heart to leave her there. At the time, we thought she was a leghorn. Turns out she was a 3 month old cornish hen, she was as big as a leg horn but still peeped!

    I got her healthy and she grew to be about 12 or 13 pounds and she regularly layed double yolked eggs.

    I unfortunately lost her that winter from some kind of flu or respiratory infection [​IMG]
     
  7. blue90292

    blue90292 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 30, 2007
    Rosharon, TX
    but you gave her such a great life from what she could have had. i'm sure she's smiling down at you.

    michele

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