Theory not Hypothesis. Science not Belief. Theorem not Conjecture.

Do not say THEORY when you mean HYPOTHESIS. Observation is important. Experimentation is important. Documentation is important. Scientific Method is important. Important in our breeding and selection of gamecock family of chickens. Important in our caring and feeding of gamecock family of chickens. Important in our training and keep of gamecock roosters Hypothesis, conjecture, and belief: Riemann…

National Geographic 2004: Homosexuality in Animals (Documentary)

Repost “Protector of all liberties / individual liberty activist” – Complete Skills of a Cockfighter #7, UNOFC – Gameness til the End Homosexual Activity Among Animals Stirs Debate James Owen in London for National Geographic News July 23, 2004 Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it. So go the lyrics penned…

Bisexuality in gamecock roosters and gamecock hens

Childhood days are fun. Growing up with gamecock chickens, free range meat-egg chickens, geese, dogs, and hogs in our residence located near, if not in the town center. Vacations to.. father side and mother side.. grandparents’ residences located in rural areas.. exposed me to more animal species.. water buffalo, goat, cattle, ducks, cats.. and even…

Genomics: Chicken as a model species shed light on human evolution

Repost “No matter what side of the road they’re on, chickens are an extremely important model for many fields of biology, including Nobel Prize winning advances in immunology, virology, and development. Thus it’s only fitting that the chicken is the first bird to have its genome sequenced.” – Nature – Gameness til the End PS…

200 years of breeding & selection: Dutch from shortest to tallest

Repost “Human Breeding and Selection. Gamecock Breeding and Selection.” – Gameness til the End Scientists try to answer why Dutch people are so tall Agence France-Presse Wednesday 8 April 2015 02.21 BST Last modified on Wednesday 8 April 2015 10.56 BST | theguardian.com Average height of a male in the Netherlands has gained 20 cm (eight…

Punnet Square: Genetic Inheritance Basic Calculation

Repost – Gameness til the End Reginald Punnett From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Professor Reginald Crundall Punnett FRS (20 June 1875 – 3 January 1967) was a British geneticist who co-founded, with William Bateson, the Journal of Genetics in 1910. Punnett is probably best remembered today as the creator of the Punnett square, a tool…

Mendelian Inheritance and Classical Genetics

Repost Let us review on the basics of breeding…. Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance Law of Dominance  Some alleles are dominant while others are recessive; an organism with at least one dominant allele will display the effect of the dominant allele. Law of Segregation  During gamete formation, the alleles for each gene segregate from each other…

From Chicken to Dinosaur

Repost – Gameness til the End How to Make a Dino-Chicken (Infographic) Karl Tate, LiveScience Infographic Artist   |   December 22, 2011 02:49pm ET Since birds are the only surviving members of the family tree of the dinosaurs, why can’t we flip some switches in the genetic code and return a chicken back to…

Blood Percentages of Common Inbreeding Patterns

Blood Percentage is related to Coefficient of Relationship (COR) and Coefficient of Inbreeding (COI). Both COR and COI are measure of purity or homogeneity of a mating. While Blood Percentage is typically used by beginners in placed of COR and COI. Without proper selection, the following will be irrelevant: Coefficient of Relationship Coefficient of Inbreeding Blood…

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

The video above was featured in Evolutionary History of the Chicken (pigeon, and other birds) + Domestication by Erica Largen, May 1, 2013. Chicken or the Egg The chicken or the egg causality dilemma is commonly stated as “which came first, the chicken or the egg?” To ancient philosophers, the question about the first chicken or egg also evoked the questions of how life and…