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Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
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Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
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 Nora Elizabeth Roufs and Chickens

Nora Elizabeth Roufs
(Illustrating what urban chicken farming is really all about.)

see also:

Animal Domestication
Animal Welfare / Animal Rights
Urban Farming
Prairie Chickens
Fake Meat


1 a : the common domestic fowl (Gallus gallus) especially when young; also : its flesh used as food — compare jungle fowl b : any of various birds or their young
2 : a young woman
3 a : coward b : any of various contests in which the participants risk personal safety in order to see which one will give up first
4 [short for chickenshit] slang : petty details
5 slang : a young male homosexual

  to lose one's nerve —usually used with out <seemed to exhibit courage, manliness, and conviction when others chickened out — J. R. Seeley

1 a : scared b : timid, cowardly
2 slang a : insistent on petty details of duty or discipline b : petty, unimportant

ETYMOLOGY:   Etymology: Middle English chiken, from Old English cicen young chicken; akin to Old English cocc cock

Date: 14th century

"chicken." Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. 2010.
Merriam-Webster Online. 26 February 2010

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A rooster and hen chicken.

A rooster (left) and hen (right)

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Gallus
Species: Gallus gallus
Subspecies: Gallus gallus domesticus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Binomial name
Synonyms: Rooster (m), Hen (f)


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St. Brigit of Ireland (Kildare), Patroness of Chicken Farmers

St. Brigit of Ireland (Kildare),
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 Somerset knitters make jumpers for bald chickens.

  Somerset knitters make jumpers for bald chickens
  BBC News (25 February 2010)

Buff Orpington rooster.

Buff Orpington rooster

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Free-range chickens, The Flying McCoys, 30 January 2011

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