Chicken Anatomy and Physiology

ANATONMY & PHYSIOLOGY

  1. Why should we know something about the Anatomy & Physiology of Chicken ?
  2. What type of creature is a Chicken ?

                – Short life                                           – High body temp.

                – Rapid pulse                      – High Reproductive rate

                – Quick digestion                              – Physiological activities

                                                                                are inter – related.

3.Parts & functions in a Chicken :

  1. Feathers
  • Conserves body temperature
  • Protects the skin
  • Feathering indicates growth
  • Hormonal activates – Molt

 

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