The chicken is a type of poultry, and poultry is the name for birds kept by humans for meat, eggs or feathers. Chicken meat consists of the breast, drumstick, thigh and wing. It is high in healthy polyunsaturated fats in comparison to red meats, such as beef and pork, which come from mammals.
Cornish rocks are the most common breed of chicken raised for meat. They do an efficient job of converting feed to muscle tissue and are ready to butcher in six to eight weeks.Learn more about Meat, Poultry & Seafood