Cornish Game Hens

A Cornish game hen is also sometimes simply called a Cornish hen or Rock Cornish. Despite the name, it is not a game bird, but actually a domesticated chicken. The Cornish game hen was the result of a cross between two similar types of chickens in order to create a means of keeping up with the fast-growing demand for chickens in the United States. These chickens take almost ten days less than an average chicken to reach maturity, and are smaller than most other chicken breeds. Chicken is considered to be a very good source of protein, providing over half of our daily protein needs. It has goo..

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