The Cornish Chicken is known as the Indian Game in its native county of Cornwall in England, United Kingdom. Cornish chickens, as well as crosses of Cornishes, are the most-used breeds in the chicken meat industry. It is a large, stocky breed. There are two varieties, the Cornish Game and the Jubilee Cornish Game.
- Origin: Cornwall in England, United Kingdom
- Size2.5-3.8 kg
- Bantam Size: 1.5-2 kg
- Rarity: Common
- Purpose: Bred for their meat producing qualities
Colour varieties include: White, white laced red, dark birds with brown patterning on a dark blue-green background (the Cornish Game) or lighter birds with the same patterning on a light wheaten background (Jubilee Cornish Game).
- Small and Brown
- 160-180 Eggs Average Annually
The Cornish Game is dark blue - green in color, with brown patterning on the hens. Jubilee Cornish Game are much lighter, and less stocky than their counterparts.
- Hardy in Winter: Yes
- Especially Docile: No
- Personality: Though aggressiveness is a common characteristic they are relatively easy to handle and make good mothers