CornishX hen hatching eggs?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Cason, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. Cason

    Cason Songster

    I kept back ONE hen from my last Cornish cross order. She's now around 20 weeks old. I was just curious to see how long it would take her to 'break down' (she hasn't) I have her in a small pen with one rooster. Has anyone ever hatched an egg from a CornishX hen? I'm anxious to see IF she lays..

  2. cassie

    cassie Crowing

    Mar 19, 2009
    I put off butchering my last batch of meaties for reasons beyond my control. Some of them started laying nice big brown eggs. They were younger than 20 weeks. There is no reason your chicken's eggs won't hatch.
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
    Sure......... a bunch of us meat bird folks are trying all sort's of thing's with this, I hatched several this year alone as others have and things are going fine, My Cornish X's are 2+ yr's old and still kicking out fertile hatchable eggs.


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