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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 »

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"Biag ni Lam-ang" is an epic poem about the birth, life, death and resurrection of the hero Lam-ang. Aided by his pet dog and rooster, Lam-ang avenges his father's death, woos the beautiful Ines Kannoyan, defeats her riv... More »

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As of 2015, the Cuisinart DBM-8, the Camano by Red Rooster Trading Company and most handcrafted grinders by Texas Coffee Grinders are made in the United States. The Cuisinart is an automatic grinder, whereas the Camano a... More »

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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 »

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The most obvious physical differences between a hen and a rooster are the larger, more pronounced comb and wattles on the rooster's head as well as the rooster's thicker legs and well-developed spurs. Hens have all these... More »

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When a rooster and hen mate, a fertilized egg is produced. The chicken lays the egg and, if exposed to the right conditions, it continues to develop for 21 days after which a chick hatches. More »

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Once it has reached physical maturity at about 6 months, a hen lays eggs regardless of whether it has mated with a rooster. The egg production also occurs regardless of male participation. More »

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