Dark Cornish Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts
Dark Cornish Standard Chicken Breed Information
Dark Cornish Standard Chicken used to be know abroad as the "Indian
Game" and originated in Cornwall, England. Admitted to the American
Standard of Perfection in 1893. They have thick, compact bodies and very close
fitting body feathers. They usually weigh more than they look. The hens lay
brown eggs. The cockerels are an excellent meat bird with broad, deep breasts.
which have a range of mixed colors in the feathers and the egg shell tints are
also in many colors. A great breed for backyard enjoyment and natural colored
eggs to eat. Several variety colors were admitted to the American Standard of
Perfection in 1984. Cackle Hatchery® ’s Dark Cornish strain is a production type
strain and not a show quality strain.
Minimum of 5 birds of each breed, variety,
color, or sex. ONLY EXCEPTIONS: If you are ordering pullets, you may order
1 or 2 cockerels to go with them or UNLESS
YOU ARE ORDERING ONE OF THE CITY-TOWN OR SMALL ORDER SPECIALS”
Straight Run, Pullets and Cockerels are shipped at 1
day of age, the chicks arrive at your post office at 2-3 days of age You
MUST have a minimum order of 15 chicks total.
AVAILABILITY FOR UPCOMING HATCHES
BABY CHICK PRICES
All chicks for this breed have been sold for the 2014 season
Please watch for our catalog this winter for next season's selection