Doing a project for school

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickened, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    My son is doing a project for school where he is a wholesaler presenting his agricultural product to a retailer. His product is a chicken and in particular a Dark Cornish as an alternative to a CX.

    Any info and links would be helpful.

    He must give an oral sales pitch.
     
  2. Ducks and Banny hens

    Ducks and Banny hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 22, 2011
    On a little Farm.
    It's no secret that average lines of CX are 'garbage' birds that should be culled away with, so.... Let the rant begin!
    -Dark Cornish are more aesthetically interesting than CXs
    -CXs are possibly the world's stupidest chicken
    ---They can't forage, brood, and need everything crammed in front of them to figure out where it is.
    ---They are prone genetically to extreme leg problems, and a new problem discovered in, and limited to them, Ascites.
    -They will have little-no dark meat or hard meat because they can't move about easily, so, they don't. (People are use to tender chicken, but they don't realize that chicken isn't supposed to be tender! It's supposed to be tough enough that you need to cure it. This means the CX doesn't have ANY muscle mass, because that's what causes tough and dark meat)
    -Dark Corns will do 10000000X better on range, acting like a REAL chicken.
    That about somes up all I can think of, But I'll be back if I can think of any more points...
     

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