This is Elvis our Rooster!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by 9hensandarooster, May 19, 2010.

  1. 9hensandarooster

    9hensandarooster New Egg

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    [​IMG] His first day out of the coop.
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Interesting, I assume he's a cornish cross? Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  3. 9hensandarooster

    9hensandarooster New Egg

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    Thanks! I'm new to the chicken world. My wife, two daughters and I went to our local feed store Easter weekend to get rabbits and came home with nine chickens. From what i have read and the pictures i've seen he is a cornish cross. They seem to be lazy birds. My reds and banthams are quite active. The cornish just kinda sit around, unless its feed time.
     
  4. Aunt Bea

    Aunt Bea Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, now, Elvis is a fine looking Bird. Looks like he's ready to grab that microphone and start singing any minute.
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Read up on cornish Xs. It's not that they are lazy, it's that they grow at an incredible rate. It pays to carefully monitor their feed consumption too. They are considered meat birds, not layers.
    I wish a long happy life for Elvis. He's a cutie.
     

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