Chicken

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phylum Chordata The chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the Red Junglefowl. As one of the most common and widespread domestic animals there are more chickens in the world than any other species of bird.

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clade Diapsida
Class Aves
order Galliformes
family Phasianidae
genus Gallus
species G. gallus domesticus

For gallery purposes chickens have been split by Hen, Rooster and Chick

Rooster

A Rooster is a male Chicken, in this case specifically a domesticated one.

Hen

A Hen is a female Chicken, in this case specifically a domesticated one.

Chick

A Chick is a baby bird, in this case it is specifically used for a baby domestic Chicken. Other chicks will be found on the appropriate species page.