Praise for the Dark Cornish

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Country Parson, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. Country Parson

    Country Parson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On Monday I butchered my standard Meaties, but also took the opportunity to butcher one of my dark cornish hens. Dressed weight was 4lbs even, and of course she had a noticeably smaller chest than the CornishX. But, we LOVED the flavor and texture. I will definitely be doing many more of these, and just put 2 dozen eggs in the bator. Highly recommended!
     
  2. BoomChickaRocka

    BoomChickaRocka Out Of The Brooder

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    Dark Cornish! YA!
     
  3. itallstartedwithhamburgs

    itallstartedwithhamburgs Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for this! I have a small batch of chicks that I just got from McMurray and we are looking forward to them!
     
  4. gmendoza

    gmendoza Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look at my Dark Cornish Bulldog Hen Jumboshrimp:

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  5. MyFirstFarm

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    Thanks for posting this. We are looking for alternatives to Cornish X (going to raise a batch of each to see which we prefer).
     
  6. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

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  7. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so envious. At some point, I hope I can afford to add these to my flock.
     
  8. Steve_of_sandspoultry

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  9. corn pecker

    corn pecker Out Of The Brooder

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    We have some Dark Cornish that are about 7 days old, 7 males and 11 females so I know I will be eating some of the roo's.[​IMG]
     
  10. Lacey1988

    Lacey1988 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since most of ya'll know about dark cornishes can you tell me if this is one
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