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…

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…

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…

Biological classification of a chicken

Archaeopteryx is a genus of early bird that is transitional between feathered dinosaurs and modern birds. Aves or birds is a class of animal. Animals or animalia is a kingdom on the domain Eukaryote. Biological classification categorized LIFE into: domain (e.g. eukaryote) kingdom (e.g. animalia) phylum (e.g. chordata) class (e.g. aves) order (e.g. gamefowl or galliformes)…

Chicken Biology: Embryonic Developments

Repost – Gameness til the End The Timing of Major Embryonic Developments Before Egg Laying Fertilization Division and growth of living cells Segregation of cells into groups of special function (gastrulation) Between Laying and Incubation Virtually no growth. Stage of inactive embryonic life During Incubation Day 1 Development of area pellucida and area opaca of…

What Happen In Hen House? Do They Chicken Out…

This is composed of Foghorn’s rants from different shorts. Foghorn Leghorn – (1956) – The High And The Flighty Foghorn Leghorn Banty Raids Foghorn Leghorn Fox Terror 1952 – Foghorn Leghorn – Sock-a-Doodle-Do And last but the most important for cockfighters… Cock Fight Foghorn Leghorn – Rojo the Rooster song Cockfight Foghorn Leghorn (full name Foghorn J.,…

Great Gamefowl Fighting

“Stop Using The Word Gamefowl. Used The Word Gamecock.” – Gameness til the End, 2011 Rooster vs Pheasant Rooster vs Turkey Rooster vs Peafowl

What is Gamefowl?

Gamecocks or Game Chickens are Gamefowl. But we are forgetting that Gamefowl or Galliformes are an order of heavy-bodied ground-feeding domestic or game bird, containing turkey, grouse, chicken, quail, ptarmigan, partridge, pheasant, peafowl, and the Cracidae. Our term of gamefowl, instead of gamecock, was adopted by those oppressed cockfighters to get support from other sportsmen…