18th November 2019


What do you call a baby chicken?

A baby chick is not a hen or a rooster. "Hen" and "rooster" are terms used to refer to adult chickens only. By contrast, baby chickens of either sex are called "chicks," but can also be called "peeps." Pullets, cockerels, juveniles: When they're young, female chickens are "pullets," and male chickens are "cockerels."

People also ask, what do you call a baby bird's feathers?

Pin Feathers: When the feathers begin to grow, they are enclosed in a feather casing which makes the baby look like it is has little quills or tubes emerging from its skin. These are called “pin feathers.” A mostly naked baby, with only sparse bits of down.

What do you call a litter of birds?

In comparison, a group of eggs and the offspring that hatch from them are frequently called a clutch, while young birds are often called a brood. Animals from the same litter are referred to as litter-mates.

What are newly hatched birds called?

In oviparious biology, a hatchling is a newly hatched fish, amphibian, reptile, or bird. A group of mammals called monotremes lay eggs, and their young are hatchlings as well.
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