Anoka Independent Grain & Feed
Anoka Independent Grain & Feed

Store Location

Anoka Independent

Grain & Feed
2315 2nd Ave North
Anoka, MN 55303

Phone: 763 421-3160
Fax: 763-427-3507


Store Hours

Mon. - Fri.

9 am – 5:30 pm


9 am – 1 pm

Sun. Closed

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Cornish Cross Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts

Cornish Cross Chicken Breed Information:

The Cornish Cross Chicken is a cross between the Cornish chicken and a White Rock Chicken. They were developed for the commercial meat chicken market and have been dominating it for the past fifty years.  They are a rapid grower and pullets can reach 4 1/2 lbs by 6 wks of age and cockerels 6 lbs by 6 wks of age. They grow so fast that their legs give out from weight and it is not recommended that they be kept for breeding.

Chicken Facts:

  • Weights -   Hen-----6 lbs         Rooster------10 lbs
                    Pullet---5 lbs         Cockerel----7-8 lbs
  • Purpose - Meat Production
  • Egg Color - Brown
  • Egg Production - Fair
  • Country of Origin -United States
  • APA: -No
  • ALBC: -Not Listed

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