A group of chickens is called a brood. You can also refer to a group of chickens as a flock, the general term used to describe a group of birds.
A group of hens (or female chickens) is called a brood, and a group of baby chicks is called a clutch.
Chickens have combs: the red floppy skin around their head and neck. These combs serve as a cooling system because chickens do not sweat like humans. They also have hollow bones, as do all birds, to make them lighter for flight. Chickens have an interesting medullary bone system that produces calcium for eggshell formation. These specialized bones are located throughout the female's body. When a chicken eats, the bird's quick digestive tract passes the food through the body in only 2.5 hours.Learn More
A group of seagulls is called a colony, contrary to a popular belief that it is called a flock. Before seagulls are old enough to breed, they form nursery flocks, which are closely monitored by several of the adult males.Full Answer >
A group of ravens is called an unkindness. Ravens belong to the same family as crows, but they're of a more robust build and have heavier beaks. They also make a more gutteral croaking sound.Full Answer >
A group of ducks can be called a flock, brace, raft, team or paddling. A group of ducks is referred to as a flock while they are in flight. They are more often referred to as a raft, team or paddling while the group is on water.Full Answer >
A group of quail is called a covey. A covey generally consists of 12 or more birds that walk or run along the ground together.Full Answer >