Dark Cornish hens are great for meat, but also lay 1680 to 180 tinted eggs per year.Dark Cornish males have nearly the same body shape as the females. Dark Cornish are known for their gourmet meat.Dark Cornish lay tinted or light brown eggs.Baby Dark Cornish Chicks for sale at Meyer Hatchery.	Dark Cornish

Dark Cornish

Product Code : DRCS

Item#Sex1-56-1516-2526-4950-99100+Quantity

DRCS

St. Run

$3.14

$3.03

$2.86

$2.69

$2.52

$2.35

DRCF

Female

$3.86

$3.78

$3.58

$3.41

$3.24

$3.06

DRCM

Male

$2.52

$2.41

$2.24

$2.07

$1.90

$1.73

Next available: 36 left for Jan 22, or view upcoming inventory

Dark Cornish Chicks

Dark Cornish Chickens are famous for their gourmet flavor and wide bodies. Developed in Cornwall, England, these muscular birds are the beginnings of today‚Äôs commercial cornish cross broiler industry. Dark Cornish are a slow-growing breed and are typically processed around 18 to 22 weeks. 

Dark Cornish Chickens are great foragers. Hens can lay between 160 and 180 light brown or tinted eggs per year. They can go broody and are protective mothers. Dark Cornish are unique in that the males and females have such similar confirmation. Dark Cornish have a pea comb.  

Average mature weight: roosters 8 lbs., hens 6 lbs. 

Characteristics
Class: English
Origin: England
Comb Type: Small Pea Comb
Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: Medium
Production: 3-4 eggs/week
Matures: Moderately Early
Bird Size: Rooster 7 lbs, Hen 5 lbs
Broody: Occasionally
Hardiness: Cold Hardy
Personality: Docile
 

Breed Availability
*Orders shipped between December 1st and March 31st requires a minimum order of 8 Chickens

*Jan 2, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

*Jan 7, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

*Jan 14, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

*Jan 22, 2019

Female: 18
St. Run: 36
Male: 26

*Jan 28, 2019

Female: 27
St. Run: 54
Male: 27

*Feb 4, 2019

Female: 31
St. Run: 62
Male: 31

*Feb 11, 2019

Female: 71
St. Run: 100+
Male: 61

*Feb 19, 2019

Female: 55
St. Run: 100+
Male: 61

*Feb 25, 2019

Female: 59
St. Run: 100+
Male: 60

*Mar 4, 2019

Female: 65
St. Run: 100+
Male: 70

*Mar 11, 2019

Female: 75
St. Run: 100+
Male: 75

*Mar 18, 2019

Female: 63
St. Run: 100+
Male: 63

*Mar 25, 2019

Female: 57
St. Run: 100+
Male: 59

Apr 1, 2019

Female: 41
St. Run: 83
Male: 46

Apr 8, 2019

Female: 64
St. Run: 100+
Male: 64

Apr 15, 2019

Female: 69
St. Run: 100+
Male: 69

Apr 22, 2019

Female: 52
St. Run: 100+
Male: 52

Apr 29, 2019

Female: 33
St. Run: 66
Male: 33

May 6, 2019

Female: 32
St. Run: 64
Male: 33

May 13, 2019

Female: 51
St. Run: 100+
Male: 51

May 20, 2019

Female: 56
St. Run: 100+
Male: 56

May 28, 2019

Female: 58
St. Run: 100+
Male: 58

Jun 3, 2019

Female: 53
St. Run: 100+
Male: 54

Jun 10, 2019

Female: 56
St. Run: 100+
Male: 56

Jun 17, 2019

Female: 65
St. Run: 100+
Male: 65

Jun 24, 2019

Female: 54
St. Run: 100+
Male: 54

Jul 8, 2019

Female: 51
St. Run: 100+
Male: 51

Jul 15, 2019

Female: 64
St. Run: 100+
Male: 64

Jul 22, 2019

Female: 17
St. Run: 34
Male: 17

Jul 29, 2019

Female: 43
St. Run: 86
Male: 43

Aug 5, 2019

Female: 35
St. Run: 70
Male: 35

Aug 12, 2019

Female: 35
St. Run: 70
Male: 35

Aug 19, 2019

Female: 36
St. Run: 72
Male: 36

Aug 26, 2019

Female: 33
St. Run: 66
Male: 33

Sep 3, 2019

Female: 18
St. Run: 36
Male: 18

Sep 9, 2019

Female: 18
St. Run: 36
Male: 18

Sep 16, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

Sep 23, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

Sep 30, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

Oct 7, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

Oct 15, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

Oct 21, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

Oct 28, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

Nov 4, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

Nov 12, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

Nov 18, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0

*Dec 2, 2019

Female: 0
St. Run: 0
Male: 0


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