What's the truth about feeding standard Cornish?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by shelleyb1969, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    I'm exhausted with researching/reading up on the standard Cornish breed. Can those of you with real experience please fill me in on how much they eat compared to other breeds? How good are they at foraging? I'm thinking about getting a couple of standard Cornish hens, but I want to make sure that there's no special feeding requirements for them, and I'm ok to incorporate them into my standard flock. I don't want them if they're going to eat everything but my kitchen sink! [​IMG]
  2. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    Standard Cornish are just that STANDARD, they eat no more than a regular chicken.

    Are you thinking of Cornish Cross, that is bread to be a meat bird?? They will eat anything thats not tied down, and will chew on the ropes too. [​IMG]

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