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Amazing photos of chickens

Glamorous and amazing photos of chickens — is whether it? Undoubtedly!

Photographer Moreno Monti created a whole book devoted to the amazing beauty of the hens and chickens. Look, do not regret it.

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Amazing photos of chickens

1. In the long history of domestication man displayed a wide variety of chicken breeds.

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2. It is believed that the chickens are descended from wild bankivskih chickens that live in Asia and living in the forest and shrub jungle.

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3. Early evidence upon which to base their work and Charles Darwin, indicated the domestication of the chicken in the area of ​​India about 2000 years BC. e. Later researchers argued that this could have happened around 3200 BC. e. and even earlier in other Asian region. There is now a lot of evidence of more ancient history of the domestication of chickens — 6000-8000 BC. e. — in South-East Asia and China.

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4. In the world there are many chicken breeds, different in form, color.

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5. The European standard currently Poultry registered about 180 chicken breeds. However, in general, in the world there are many more.

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6. Chickens weigh between 1.5 to 5 kg, depending on the breed. Thus males females usually heavier: a weight difference can be up to 1 kg.

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7. Furthermore, there dwarf breeds — from 500 g to 1.2 kg.

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9. The male differs from the female in the first bright plumage, which stands out on a long bushy tail and neck. In males at the bottom of the forefoot formed bone growths — spurs.

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10. Chickens are the most common poultry in the world. For example, in 2003, its population amounted to 24 billion individuals.

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11. Domestic chickens and roosters are an important element of Russian culture, used in folklore, folk tales and literary works, which are including the main characters ( «Speckled Hen», «Cock — a gold comb.»

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12. Watch more glamorous and just a couple of chicken hens amazing photos.

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