Anatomy and Structure of the Fowl

  • Carmen R. Parkhurst
  • George J. Mountney

Abstract

In the evolutionary scale of animal development, chickens are between mammals and reptiles. In addition to their morphological differences, mammals, birds, and reptiles vary greatly in their methods of reproduction and caring for their young.

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Poultry Meat Digestive Juice Dark Muscle Preen Gland Corn Gluten Meal 
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© Van Nostrand Reinhold 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carmen R. Parkhurst
    • 1
  • George J. Mountney
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Poultry ScienceNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA
  2. 2.United States Department of AgricultureCooperative State Research ServiceUSA

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