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Cornish Rocks vs Cornish Cross?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by johnsons-r-us, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. johnsons-r-us

    johnsons-r-us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are these the same bird? I've been seeing the different terms and haven't been able to figure out if these two refer to the same bird?

    Thank you! [​IMG]
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Yes, they do refer to the same bird. You also see them called Cornish X.
     
  3. johnsons-r-us

    johnsons-r-us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you! That helps a lot....trying to decide what to do for my first meaties....and don't really want to go that route. I thought maybe the c.rocks were different. I'm looking at white rocks for dp birds to add to my little flock next spring...along with a couple of leghorns.
     
  4. kfacres

    kfacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you! That helps a lot....trying to decide what to do for my first meaties....and don't really want to go that route. I thought maybe the c.rocks were different. I'm looking at white rocks for dp birds to add to my little flock next spring...along with a couple of leghorns.

    leghorns don't make a very good dual purpose bird... but they make one of the best single purpose ones...
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Cornish Rock
    Cornish X
    Cornish Cross
    Cornish Game Hen
    Broiler
    Meatie
    Rock Cross



    All the same thing.
     
  6. johnsons-r-us

    johnsons-r-us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ok, I had no idea that broiler and cornish game hens were the same thing either. And I thought meaties were any of the kinds that were raised for meat birds....like if I had white rocks that were being raised as meat birds I would call them meaties? Kind of like a term of endearment [​IMG]
     
  7. kfacres

    kfacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:and CX

    and have heard them refered to as cornrock
     

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