Dark Cornish

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Minniechickmama, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    There doesn't seem to be that many Dark Cornish enthusiasts out there, and I do love my DCs (only one at the present, but looking to expand [​IMG] ). I have the boy in my avatar, Dumbledore, and he is big and broad and looks great except that he needs a more upright stance and a bit heavier breast. So, here is my thought, can anyone advise me if breeding back some Aseel into a line would help improve this in him and other hatchery stock like him? Seeing that it is a parent breed to the DCs, I thought maybe this could be a possible way to improve the lesser qualities of the hatchery birds available.
    Any thoughts from some with experience would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    There are a lot of Cornish breeders and enthusiasts in the Heritage Large Fowl thread. [​IMG] Lots of very nice birds. . .

    The boy there does indeed like hatchery stock and needs a lot of improvement, if anything the key is to breed good quality Cornish, not Aseel into him. After all, good Aseels are harder to find than Cornish. . . .
     
  3. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    Thanks Illia I will try there.
     

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