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Chicken - Wikipedia

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The chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a type of domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the red ... In the UK and Ireland adult male chickens over the age of one year are primarily ... The young are ...

Glossary of Chicken Terms: Types of Chickens | The Old Farmer's ...

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Cock: A male chicken, also called a rooster. Cockerel: A young rooster, under 1 year old. Fryer: A chicken of 3 to 4 pounds, at 12 to 14 weeks old. Hen: A female ...

What is a male chicken called? | Reference.com

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A male chicken is called a rooster. Roosters under 1 year old are often referred to as a cockerel, while those over 1 year old are called...

What are baby chickens called? | Reference.com

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Baby chickens are called chicks, biddies, cockerels, pullets and broilers. Chick and ... Cockerels and young roosters are male chickens under the age of one.

meaning - What is the difference between “rooster” vs. “cock” and ...

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Dec 2, 2012 ... Chicken is genderless, hen is the female, rooster is male, and chick refers to the ... cocky 1: boldly or brashly self-confident "a cocky young actor. ... is part of a group of hens (roost) to encourage egg laying, it's called a rooster.

What are young chickens called? Why does the name change ...

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They start out as chicks. Well, they start out as eggs first. Then they are chicks. The female ... The male young chickens are called cockerels. I call them that until  ...

Gender Names Flashcards

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May 29, 2012 ... rooster= intact male chicken; also called a cock hen= intact female chicken capon = young castrated male chicken or domestic fowl cockerel= ...

There are so many different terms for chickens--juvenile, cockerel ...

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Why aren't there different terms for female baby chicks and male baby chicks? ... Young chickens of both sexes--pullets and cockerels--can be called "juveniles" ...

Terms every chicken owner should know - Southern States ...

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Cockerel: A male chicken under one year of age. Also called a young rooster. Comb: The fleshy, red-colored growth on top of a chicken's head. CRD: Chronic ...

Is there another name for a little male chicken? | WordReference ...

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... been (fully) mature yet.(maybe it cannot be called a cock yet?) I want to make. ... Capon:A capon is a rooster (a male chicken) whose reproductive functions were removed at a young age. Typically the castration is performed ...