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Jumbo Cornish Cross Chicks

Hoover's Hatchery

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Total Number of Chicks 5-49 50-99 100-199 200+
Price per Bird $2.49 $1.99 $1.79 $1.49
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Price: $2.49
Breed Specific Minimum: 10

Availability: Usually Shipping in 2-4 Weeks

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Jumbo Cornish Cross Chicken

The Jumbo Cornish Cross, or Cornish Rock Cross took over the commercial chicken meat industry within the last fifty years and is an extensively developed cross between Cornish and White Rock Chickens. The Cornish Cross Broilers are so successful and popular because of their outstanding speed of growth and quality of meat. Males can reach up to 4.5 pounds after just 6 weeks and up to 9.5 after 11 weeks.

The hens are typically marketed as Cornish Game Hens and can reach up to 2.5 pounds around 5 weeks. It's recommended to harvest the hens around 3 pounds for the most tender broiler meat.

The Broiler Chickens, as they are also commonly referred to, have white feathers and yellow skin. They are also preferred for broiler birds because they lack the hair on the skin that is typical to many other breeds. This breed of chicken is bred specifically for its meat and due to its exceptionally fast growth its legs will not be able to healthily support its body after a certain point. It is also not recommended to breed this bird because keeping the bird healthy long enough to fully mature and breed properly is difficult, and the offspring of this breed will not create as successful of offspring.

Product Facts

Jumbo Cornish Cross Chicken Info

  • Adult Weight - Male: up to 10 pounds ; Female: up to 6 pounds
  • Color - White
  • Purpose - Meat
  • Egg Production - Fair
  • Egg Color - Brown
  • Country of Origin -America

Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 25 Write a review.

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Excellent Customer Service June 21, 2016
Reviewer: Mark Schecterson from Heron, MT United States  
The chicks were shipped on a Monday and arrived at our local post office Wednesday morning. We placed an order for 60 Jumbo Cornish Cross however eFowl shipped an additional 3. I typically order 10% more than I need because after years of raising chickens I expect that a few won't survive. When we informed customer service on Saturday that we had 54 live chicks they generously refunded the amount for the 6 birds that died. Thank you eFowl!

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Looking good June 15, 2016
Reviewer: Trent Schlosser from Miltona, MN United States  
Thanks for your services.  The birds are doing great.

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Repeat customers June 15, 2016
Reviewer: marcy lenth from humboldt, SD United States  
As always our birds arrived in a timely manner and in great condition!  I will continue to recommend your website!

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Jumbo Cornish Cross June 8, 2016
Reviewer: Ed Popkess from Topeka, KS United States  
Everything went great as usual.
Thanks again for the order.
Will get more in fall.
Thanks
Ed

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Jumbo Cornish Cross Chickens May 26, 2016
Reviewer: Odalys Martinez from Naples, FL United States  
On 7 days I loss around 14 chicken.


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