The most distinctive external parts of a rooster are the comb, sickle feather and cape. Roosters also have hackle feathers, saddles, wing bows and hock joints. The back claw of a rooster, called the spur, is usually larg... More » Pets & Animals Birds Chickens

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The red part that sticks out on the top of the rooster's head is called its comb, and the part dangling beneath its chin is called its wattle. Researchers have found that the brightness of the rooster's comb has an effec... More » Pets & Animals Birds Chickens
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