Is this a Dark Cornish?????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by daisychick, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    Colorado
    I have four of these and am positive they are not what I was told they were, which was Red Sexlinks. I think they are Dark Cornish but have never had one. 3 have almost a pea comb and one has a bigger comb. Does anyone know for sure ???


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  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    crosses maybe,
     
  3. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    not cornishes...at least not full
     
  4. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:first two pictures i can see some cornish, but their not full
     
  5. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It does not look like a pure Dark Cornish; tails are too long. Here is one of our girls:

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  6. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    Colorado
    ok thanks. They do look like maybe they have a little cornish in them. I was just trying to figure out what they were thanks so much.
     
  7. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Look like Hatchery dark cornish. I have some:

    A DC hen with a mixed crele cock (cubalaya [​IMG] in the background with a mixed oegb)

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    Dark Cornish Cock

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    DC Hen with a BR hen

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    I've seen show quality dark cornish and the hatchery versions don't even come close. Mine are eating machines and they're poor egg layers. They are not long in this world. I'm looking forward to making a nice pot of chicken and dumplings. [​IMG] [​IMG]


    I saw one of yours has a single comb? That's gonna be a mix breed or maybe a Barnevelder cross? Cornish are always pea combed.
     
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  8. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    -Look like the hatchedry cornish i had
     
  9. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    Colorado
    Yes they do look alot like those. I bet that is what they are. They all came from the same lady who raised them from chicks she got from a hatchery! They are not the greatest layers but I have one that is broody and am seeing if she will hatch me some eggs. The other 3 are short lived at my house too. If the broody one wants to earn her keep then she can stay. [​IMG]

    Thanks again for helping me!
     
  10. flyingmonkeypoop

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    The ones with a single comb look like hatchery dark cornish. The one with a single comb could almost pass as a barnvelder. If they got them from Ideal thats what they could be. Have you noticed a darker egg from them?
     

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