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Chicken Anatomy 101

Use these diagrams to help you learn more about hen and rooster anatomy.

Illustration by Tom Kimball

Backyard chickens may be small, but every element of them is important. Learn all that you can about your roosters and hens, from their combs to their toes and every feather in between, with the help of these chicken-anatomy diagrams.

Rooster Anatomy and Hen Anatomy
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Great info.
Sarah, Marathon, ON
Posted: 3/31/2014 7:32:29 AM
Great portrayal!!
Dante, Hyde Park, MA
Posted: 11/14/2013 5:47:49 AM
Great chart. Do you sell copies?
Marlene, Williamston, MI
Posted: 3/4/2013 11:06:35 AM
Now I just need to find internal anatomy for my prolapsed chicken.
Galadriel, Lothlorien, ME
Posted: 12/10/2012 11:56:03 PM

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