It sates itself on the life-blood of fated men, paints red the powers' homes with crimson gore. Black become the sun's beams in the summers that follow, weathers all treacherous. Do you still seek to know? The bird that symbolises greed in Tibetan Buddhist murals is sometimes said to be a cock. Divination[ edit ] Divination, a part of many religions is derived from the Latin divinare "to foresee, to be inspired by a god"   and as a part of divination comes alectryomancy, which means rooster and divination respectively, with the intent of communication between the gods and man in which the diviner observes a cock, pecking at grain, with Judaism forbidding acts of divination in the Hebrew Bible Deuteronomy
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Small and Backyard Flocks May 05, Written by: Jacquie Jacob, University of Kentucky An understanding of the male avian reproductive system is useful for anyone who breeds chickens or other poultry. One remarkable aspect of the male avian reproductive system is that the sperm remain viable at body temperature. Consequently, the avian male reproductive tract is entirely inside the body, as shown in Figure 1. The reproductive tract in male mammals is outside the body because mammalian sperm does not remain viable at body temperature. Location of the male reproductive system in a chicken. Jacquie Jacob, University of Kentucky.
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History[ edit ] Serama originate in the Malaysian state of Kelantan , apparently through the crossing of Japanese and Malaysian bantams. Small chickens have always been popular pets in this area and are often referred to as "ayam katik" pygmy chickens and "ayam cantik" pretty chickens. The modern breed is attributed to the efforts of Wee Yean Een from Kelantan, who named the breed "Serama" after Rama, the title of the Kings of Thailand.
Chickens produce fresh eggs for their owners to enjoy themselves or sell, provide a natural form of pest control, and make fun, inexpensive, and easy to care for pets. There are many varieties of chickens, and one of the most unique, beautiful, and friendly is the silkie chicken. It is because of these qualities that silkie chickens are an excellent pet choice for novice and seasoned chicken owners alike.