cornish

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by BirchHatchery, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. BirchHatchery

    BirchHatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a flock of now year old Cornish rocks my question is. If i would get a batch of cornish rocks restrict feed let them range and raise them to 4 months old at 4 months old the meat should taste stronger for bein alive longer and be leaner for not leting them eat constatly what do yall think?
     
  2. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The meat is going to be a little bit more flavorful and have more of a "bite" than say an 8 week old. However they should still be extremely tender and fit for just about any cooking method. I'd say eat up.
     
  3. BirchHatchery

    BirchHatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    right on its what i thought
     
  4. BirchHatchery

    BirchHatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is their ANY diffrence in mcmurray hatchery cornish rocks,, cornish roasters, and cornish game hens or are they just priced diffrent to me they would all be the same just you butcher them at diffrent times but they sell chicks specially for each cause? what is the cheapiest hatchery you have found for broilers? i found central hatchery 70 dollars for 100
     
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  5. BirchHatchery

    BirchHatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone
     
  6. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ya, they are all the same. Just different names for different weight classes. I wouldn't buy any cornish birds form McMurray as they are too expensive. Central is probably the cheapest in the retail business that I have seen.
     
  7. BirchHatchery

    BirchHatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    were do you buy your cornish cross at?
     
  8. Brunty_Farms

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  9. BirchHatchery

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    were do you get your cornish at in the winter months?
     
  10. SowdersHomestead

    SowdersHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Meyers sells them all year long. Mine are 7 weeks old and average 5 lbs. Gunna puttem in the freezer next week!!
     

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