Domestic chicken (Gallus gallus, Gallus gallus domesticus) is one of the Galliformes is. Male chicken rooster is called.
Poultry or poultry bird of the family pheasants (Phasianidae) or goad owners, pages , of the order Galliformes (Galliformes).
It is said that all breeds of poultry from wild-type following four have emerged.
Such as red Moorhen
- Gallus – Lafayette
Like Moorhen Ceylon
Such as Moorhen gray
- Gallus –
Like blue and green Moorhen
Recent studies show that the domestication of poultry, more than 10, 000 years ago in Vietnam have been made.Until recently, the general belief was that the work in India was done. The Chicken Farm your way from India to Iran finds. Then the kingdom of Lydia was conquered by the Persians in the fifth century BC the Greek way. hen the eighteenth dynasty of pharaohs in Egypt is known, according to the annual report of King Thutmose III, bird every day. lays eggs, as tribute from the land between the Sinai Peninsula and Syria , namely Babylon , were brought to Egypt. but in the Old Testament there is no hint of chicken.
Research Genetics suggests that the ancestor (ancestors) domestic poultry, wild dogs, red and gray (G.sonnerati) is. Although generation hybrid is the result of these two races is often barren, but the gene for yellow skin in chickens in cock Red Forest (the closest relative of chickens) is not very likely this gene is derived from the legacy of gray.