No feather/fur on stomach/breast of Corish X Cross 4 day olds

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CU, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. CU

    CU Hatching

    Jun 25, 2008
    Freeport, Maine
    Is it normal for 4-day old Cornish X's to have very little feathers/fur on stomachs or breasts?

    Thanks in advance
  2. bluebirdfarm

    bluebirdfarm Songster

    yeah , they don't have as many feathers as the regular ( non cornish crosses ) chickens do.
    i wondered the sma ething when i got my first ones, kinda shocking at first.
    i was also worried that when we butchered them their breasts would be calused or bruised from them laying on it so much , but they were just fine and tasted just fine too!!!!
  3. mmajw

    mmajw Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
    You will notice they get so hot and all the do is lay that as they get older they wont have any there.

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